Blocker Drive

Train causes block-up on Blocker Drive

A train sat obstructing Blocker Drive in Auburn on Friday for more than two hours, according to a witness who lived nearby. Auburn resident Carol Weitsen said a “long freig ...

Blocker Drive railroad crossing opens ahead of schedule

The railroad crossing at Blocker Drive in Auburn reopened Thursday afternoon ahead of schedule, but some residents say planning for the closure could have happened sooner. The in ...

Clean air grant projects will range from boats to bicycles

Placer County’s clean-air district is divvying up $1 million in funding to projects ranging from greener engines on North Tahoe cruise boats to building more city of Auburn bike ...

Semi blocks Blocker

A truck driver was glad no one was injured after his big rig overturned late Thursday afternoon on Blocker Drive in Auburn. Alfred P. Moore of AP Moore Trucking said he was tryin ...

Union Pacific on Auburn’s right track

In response to the comments about Union Pacific Railroad’s plans to double-stack and extend the length of their freight trains, here are some thoughts. Which would be more prefe ...

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 ...