Bell Road

Our View: Canyon fire break: Let’s get ’er done ourselves, Auburn

Bob Snyder doesn’t want the horror of the 49 Fire to repeat itself along the rim of the American River canyon. Auburn city officials, businesses, landowners and the thousands o ...

Applebee’s gave unselfishly

I just wanted to extend my heartfelt gratitude to the Applebee’s on Bell Road for the unselfish gesture of providing meals to veterans on Veterans Day. The meal was wonderful, th ...

49 Fire arson – Speak up, help find fire starters

Fire investigators have completed the first phase of their work. Now it’s up to the public to step up. Anyone with any information related to two arson fires that merged into th ...

Future of chamber linked at annual planning conference

Where is the future of business in Auburn? Is it in rebuilding the manufacturing base at the Auburn Airport Industrial Park, which is seeing renewed activity these days? Is it Do ...

He’s a walking history of Auburn auto lore

After three years of service in the Korean War, Pat Butler landed in Texas and took a job at a Lincoln/Mercury dealership. “I would walk over to get a filter and the parts guys ...

Auburn water worker keeps water flowing for 49 Fire while own home burns

With his family out of harm’s way after fleeing the approaching 49 Fire, Don Miller went to work to help save the town. Power was out at the Nevada Irrigation District water tr ...

Bounty of office space sits empty

Auburn had an overabundance of office space in 2008 but this year there’s even more, local Realtors say. “There’s a lot of space out there but most of it is concentrated in ...

I-80 nightly truck, bus escort begins

Less than a week into its rehabilitation of Interstate 80, Caltrans is now escorting trucks through a detour after a semi tipped over on the route. The Get Across 80 campaign, whi ...

Victim's mother accepts apology from defendant

Patricia Shapton opened up the purse she was clutching on her lap and halfway pulled out a worn and slightly torn funeral announcement for her 20-year-old son, Stewart. Dressed i ...

Prosecution rebuts ‘ludicrous’ claims by Moon defense

---------- Editor’s note: To read about the defense’s motion for a new trial, see "Defense claims Moon deserves a new trial" in Monday’s Journal. ---------- For abou ...

Defense claims Moon deserves a new trial

---------- Editor’s note: See "Prosecution rebuts ‘ludicrous’ claims by Moon defense" for the prosecution's perspective. ---------- In an effort to spare a young li ...

Moon scheduled to appear in court Thursday for new trial motion

William “Billy” Moon is scheduled to appear in court today for a hearing on his attorney’s motion for a new trial. Moon, 24, was convicted in October of second-degree murde ...

Friday night fire causes ‘substantial’ damage

A cozy fireplace fire ended up destroying part of an Auburn family’s home - a special Valentine’s Day present to a wife and mother - Friday night. At about 6:32 p.m. emergenc ...

Utility pole crash closes Bell Road for two hours

An Auburn man’s run-in with a utility pole closed Bell Road for more than two hours Friday morning. Harold Hawkins, 85, was driving his silver Ford Windstar minivan at about 6: ...

Fire threatens apartment complex

Cal Fire crews quickly contained a small grass fire near the Kmart shopping center Thursday that was close to scorching several apartments and surrounding structures. The one-acre ...