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Glenn Kenes: Trade tensions and your portfolio; what you need to know
A prominent economic story of the past year has been the growing tide of trade disputes across the globe. The U.S. is at the center of it – most notably with China – which means investors are often subject to daily headlines debating possible implications for global markets and the economy. But are
Nevada County Police Blotter: Smell of death at Colfax Avenue home
8:30 a.m. — A caller in the 200 block of Dorsey Drive reported a man driving up to children at a bus stop. The man spoke to the children, who backed away from his vehicle. He then drove away.
Fight on South Auburn Street leads to passerby getting punched
A good Samaritan was knocked unconscious when he tried to intervene in a fight, leading authorities to charge a Grass Valley man with a felony count of causing serious bodily injury, reports state.
California jewelry store robbery thwarted after owner's nephew pulls out gun
A California jewelry store owner’s nephew pulled a gun on suspects as the two men allegedly tried to rob his uncle’s store, according to reports. The suspects, caught on video, allegedly tried to stab owner Jean Boujekian during the attempted robbery at Vana Watch and Jewelry in South Pasadena on Fr
Nevada County assault victim remains in hospital
A man initially thought to be the victim of a mountain lion attack remained Friday in a Roseville hospital, Nevada County officials said. The 50-year-old man can't yet speak about what authorities now believe was an assault, sheriff's Lt. Rob Bringolf said.
North Auburn arraignment court closed
Since the Placer County Jail opened in North Auburn in 1985, Placer County’s busiest criminal courtroom adjoining it has been a hub of activity. Department 13, with its 1980s oak wood trim and steady flow of inmates in bright orange jail togs, has been the place where arraignments have been held — b
Walk onto Foresthill Road turns deadly for bear
Venturing onto the road between Auburn and Foresthill proved deadly today for a 200-pound bear. The dead bear was reported to authorities by several passing motorists at about 9 a.m. on a section of the Foresthill Road near Portofino Drive, about 10 miles northeast of Auburn.
Community mourns boy who died after being put in restraints at school
More than 30 people attended a vigil Saturday night for Max Benson, the teen who became unresponsive and died after being put in a prone restraint at an El Dorado Hills school.
Police consider charges against Camp Fire cleanup worker who posted 'reprehensible' photos
REDDING, Calif. – Police in California say they will pursue criminal charges against a cleanup worker who posted photos of himself in properties destroyed in a wildfire that some are calling disrespectful.
Sierra snow level to shrink
Every year, like a giant frozen reservoir, snow that falls across the Sierra Nevada mountain range slowly melts in spring and summer months, providing roughly one-third of the water supply for California’s cities and farms, from the Central Valley to Los Angeles.
Real reindeer, Santa star at Auburn Christmas fest
A real reindeer sparked imaginations. Santa was there for photos and a hint or two about what should land under the Christmas tree. And more than a dozen Auburn-area groups volunteered their time and materials — from cookies to balloon creations to a photo with St. Nick — to make the holiday season
The afternoon Old Town Auburn caught fire
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Two Dead After Multi-Vehicle Crash on Highway 99
YUBA-SUTTER COUNTIES, Calif. - Southbound lanes of Highway 99 have reopened after a major crash on Highway 99 that killed two individuals and seriously injured two individuals.
Vigil Held For Autistic Student Who Died After Being Restrained At School
EL DORADO HILLS (CBS13) – Around 30 people gathered for a candlelight vigil in front of Guiding Hands school in El Dorado Hills, Saturday, to remember the life of Max Benson.
Update: Autistic teen dies after school incident
A Guiding Hands School student died days after a reported violent episode at the El Dorado Hills school during which he had to be restrained, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department reported last week.
Nevada County Police Blotter: Phone company workers mistaken for porch pirates
11:29 a.m. — A caller from Zion Street reported a male yelling and cussing at people walking by. 4:03 p.m. — A caller from the 700 block of Zion Street requested officer contact with a problem guest. The caller said the guest made allegations against employees while intoxicated. The caller advised t
Video shows suspects crash truck into California gas station, steal ATM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Sheriff's detectives are looking for three men who stole an ATM from a Rancho Cordova gas station early Thursday morning and dramatic surveillance footage reveals how it all played out.
Snowy Auburn streetscape then. Not so much now
or 530-852-0232. Thomson is a state and national award-winning reporter who writes for the Auburn Journal. That’s right. It’s Auburn. Very rarely has it snowed like this in the last 30 years or so.
Veterans honored at E.V. Cain
AUBURN — Veterans in the Auburn community were honored by the E.V. Cain Service Club Dec. 7. The “Celebration in Honor of Service” featured a luncheon and choir performance in the Wildcat Gym on the E.V. Cain Middle School campus in Auburn.
Nevada County correctional officer named in suit also faces criminal charges
A Nevada County correctional officer accused in a lawsuit of breaking a jailed man's leg faces unrelated misdemeanor charges of assault by a public officer and battery, authorities said.