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Second death in Highway 49 crash near Lake of the Pines

A 90-year-old Grass Valley man seen driving erratically before a crash that killed an Auburn driver along Highway 49 has died in the hospital. Alford Dale Presser died Saturday ev ...

Freak summer gully washer is a record buster

Summer? What summer? A freak storm rolled through Auburn and the foothills Tuesday and Wednesday, dumping record rain on the area. Rain totals were impressive for any time of year ...

49 Fire Flapjack Fundraiser

Applebee's restaurant in Auburn will hold their Flapjack Fundraiser for 49 Fire victims. By purchasing a $6 ticket patrons will get pancakes, side of bacon and a choice of coffee, ...

Update: Teen injured in Highway 49 collision with auto in North Auburn

A busy stretch of Highway 49 just outside Auburn city limits was the scene Tuesday of yet another collision between a pedestrian and auto. The pedestrian – reportedly a 15-year-o ...

Hillmen's O-line punishes Cougars

By Ray Hacke Journal Sports Writer SACRAMENTO — Offensive linemen frequently do their jobs in anonymity. After the way the Placer High football team’s punishing ground gam ...

Hillmen mash Mesa Verde

CITRUS HEIGHTS - It only took a matter of seconds for Blake Schaffer to erase his embarrassing gaffe in Placer High’s Pioneer Valley League football opener Friday night at San Ju ...