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More travelers but clearing skies for holiday trips

Travelers over the Christmas holiday can expect a lot of company on the highways and in the air. AAA predicts 11.3 percent more Californians will travel than last year. “The f ...

Price of your pit stop is falling

Prices at the pump are dropping. A gallon of gas costs about 10 cents less than it did a couple of weeks ago. According to AAA, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded is belo ...

AAA launches pledge week to reduce distracted driving

AAA is hoping drivers will take a trip back in time for a week this month. The automobile association is asking motorists to ditch distractions like cell phones, text- ing and eat ...

Slow economy creates bargains for travelers

There will be fewer vacationers over Labor Day but the longer-term outlook for the travel industry is perking up. AAA predicts approximately 4.7 million Californians will travel ...

Despite law, many text while driving

Cell phones are everywhere these days – including in drivers’ hands. In spite of state law, many still use handheld cell phones while driving. Texting – which usually requir ...

Auburn fuel prices creeping upward

What a difference six months makes. In November and December, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas was less than $2. Now it is hovering on the $3 mark at many stations a ...

Road safety top priority for law New Year’s Eve

What do 74 arrests, 12 collisions, 13 injuries and one fatality have in common? They are the preliminary figures for driving under the influence related traffic crimes tallied fo ...

Ping-ponging fuel prices greet travelers

After a fall of falling gas prices, the early winter price at the pumps is rising again as motorists take to the roads for the Christmas holiday season. Auburn driver Chris Hill h ...

Holiday travel expected to be on the decline

For the first time in nearly a decade, the number of Americans traveling during the Fourth of July holiday is expected to decline, AAA reported this week. AAA projects 40.45 milli ...

Rising gas prices 'choking' motorists

The Journal looks at how gas prices are affecting locals in this special series. Today: Why are prices so high? Friday: How are prices affecting SUV and truck owners? Filling up ...

Gas prices topping $4 a gallon locally as travelers head out for Memorial Day

Americans getting an early start on the Memorial Day weekend found that gasoline prices again sprinted to a new record high overnight, reaching a national average above $3.83 a gal ...
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