Bell Road

Firefighters knock down 2-acre Auburn fire

A grass fire burned about two acres of an open field near Bell Road and Richardson Drive in the middle of an Auburn residential area before being fully contained Wednesday afternoo ...

Our View: RV park can be an oasis, not a sty

Protecting the beauty of the community in which we live and allowing those from out of the area to enjoy it is a dance that takes careful planning. Such is the case when it comes ...

Don’t vehicles have blinkers?

I usually don’t vent about things that upset me to the public, but this has happened twice in one day, so I feel compelled. I was on my way to work today, just about to get into ...

Half-acre fire backs up close to homes

Cal Fire crews contained a fire near Auburn homes to half-an-acre Monday. The fire started around 2 p.m. Monday and aircraft was initially called in for support for an area on fir ...

Ambulance collides with SUV at busy intersection

Auburn — An American Medical Response ambulance and a Chevy Tahoe crashed at about 12:15 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Highway 49 and Bell Road. While there were no injurie ...

No objection to a ‘big box monster’

Regarding Mr. Paul A. McDaniel's letter of Nov. 15 (“Supervisors sell out citizens”), I feel sorry that he seems to be so unhappy. Mr. McDaniel ought to remember that the local ...

Gratitude for a good turn

Thank you, Alex. I lost my checkbook between the cash register and my car in the Safeway parking lot at Bell Road. I didn’t know it was lost until the next day. I’ve gone to Sa ...

Community Portrait: Local cycling mix includes one-wheeled veteran

Atakin LeBlanc is a different kind of guy. LeBlanc’s chosen form of transportation is a unicycle, and most likely you’ve seen him riding along Bell Road between Highway 49 and ...

Controversy-sparking billboard’s back

A California Sun billboard that was vandalized and taken down June 10 is back up in Auburn. The tanning salon’s ad, which features a bikini-clad model at Folsom Lake, was at the ...

Distracted driver training needed

The Internet is full of jokes and stories about distracted drivers. Here is my contribution: We were driving down Bell Road in North Auburn the other day when an impatient drive ...

Wal-Mart casts long, forlorn shadow

Messrs. (Terry) Andreucci and (Mike) Stevenson (Reader Input, April 1) can defy Wal-Mart by shopping their conscience, but Wal-Mart doesn’t care about outliers; it plays to the 8 ...

Wal-Mart may usher in gridlock

Has our county planning department ever considered another location for the big-box stores? It seems to me that some of the pastureland north of Lone Star Road on this side of the ...

In 67 years you see crazy driving

Traveling northwest on Bell Road in North Auburn, with my left-turn signal blinking, I slowed down to make a left turn into my driveway. A glance in the rear-view showed a yellow ...

Build, but do so responsibly

We all have rights. Auburn has the right to have a Wal-Mart. If you don’t like their practices, the solution is easy — don’t shop there. Mr. (Jim) Conkey has a right to sel ...

Build big box stores at airport

In my opinion, the city of Auburn should exercise eminent domain over the Auburn airport area. It’s an excellent place for big box stores. The airplanes can fly out of the Grass ...