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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 ...

Stroke of luck saves Auburn golf pro in rainstorm rollover

An Auburn driver is lucky to be alive after his SUV slid off rain-slickened Highway 193 in Newcastle Wednesday morning and flipped over. The accident was one of several incidents, ...

Worker with Auburn lighting business crushed to death outside Staples

An employee of Auburn’s Century Lighting & Electric was crushed to death Wednesday installing light bulbs from a boom truck in Sacramento. Zeke Odom, 40, died while working alon ...

Auburn man in serious condition facing pending DUI charge after accident

An Auburn man is in serious condition after hitting a pickup truck with his motorcycle. Tanner Webb, 32, was allegedly riding an off-road motorcycle on the sidewalk against the fl ...

Two injured in Bell Road crash

An accident at about 6 p.m. blocked the roadway for a while at Bell Road and eastbound Interstate 80 in Auburn Tuesday. According to the CHP traffic incident website, the crash in ...

Boy, 11 injured in bank parking lot collision with vehicle

A child was injured today in a collision with a vehicle in a bank parking lot off Highway 49 in North Auburn. The accident occurred near Bell Road in the Wells Fargo Bank parking ...