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Accident pushes Placer High students to promote safe driving

A rollover accident on Interstate 80 involving eight Placer High School students is causing Auburn teenagers to encourage safety behind the wheel. Clare McInerney, a junior at Plac ...

Eight Placer High students involved in rollover accident

Eight Placer High School students, including some athletes, were in a rollover crash on Interstate 80 Friday afternoon. Six of the eight students were taken to area hospitals foll ...

Headline cast blame inappropriately

This letter is in response to Roland L. Gaubert’s March 11 letter, “Slow down; let’s stop killing neighbors” regarding the tragic accident that took place on Indian Hill Ro ...

Use that gun safety

Re: “Dog steps on gun, shoots Utah hunter in buttocks,” (Journal, Nov. 30): While this story may seem hilarious, it really shows the disregard that people have today for gun sa ...

17-year-old suspected of DUI in Applegate crash that killed 3

Three men were killed and the juvenile driver is behind bars on suspicion of drunken driving after a car left an Applegate road and hit a tree late Thursday, the California Highway ...

Intersection calls for added safety

Last Friday, Aug 19, the world changed for many people. There was another unfortunate and preventable traffic accident on Highway 49 at the intersection with Lone Star Road in Nor ...

Right lane of eastbound I-80 closed after early morning accident

Two men were sent to the hospital after their truck, which was hauling a trailer filled with rodeo fencing, hit the guardrail and overcrossing on Interstate 80 at the Newcastle exi ...

Highway 49 crash victim remains in critical condition

A man critically injured after he reportedly stepped into Highway 49 and was struck by a car remained in hospital Tuesday. Claude Hiers, 47, of Auburn was in critical condition at ...

Prune trees for public safety

Good reporting and pictures on the High Street Auburn incident where the woman’s car —and almost the woman — was impaled by a tree-top that had blown off one of the trees at ...

Big rig takes out fire hydrant, damages truck, house

An 18-wheeler caused significant damage in an Auburn neighborhood Thursday morning. At 5 a.m. the Auburn Fire Department, Auburn Police Department and Placer County Water Agency re ...