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Fire chars 20 acres on English Colony Way in Penryn

A wildland fire near train tracks in the Penryn area burned approximately 20 acres Saturday evening. The blaze broke out as several spot fires at about 5:40 p.m. at Sierra College ...

Second Auburn rail round-trip loses steam

  Auburn’s chances of having another round-trip between the city and Sacramento added to the Capitol Corridor rail system have suffered a major blow. The Placer County ...

Q&A: Union Pacific embarks on its 150th birthday anniversary in 2012

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Pacific Railway Act, establishing the Union Pacific Railroad Company. The Journal sat down with Union Pacific corporate relations direc ...

Trash dumping an unsightly fact of life in Auburn, Placer County

AUBURN CA - The trashing of Auburn is going strong, with a check at several locations popular with dumpers liberally peppered with the detritus of modern living. Next to the Union ...

Hazardous tanker-car fire threat not just in Lincoln?

The blaring sound of a freight-train horn is a familiar one for Auburn residents. According to Union Pacific, an average of 25 trains a day travel on the two tracks that run throug ...