Brian Swanson

Cut tree shuts off power to 3,600 residents in Colfax area

A felled tree caused about 3,600 Pacific Gas & Electric Company customers to lose power Thursday afternoon. Initial reports indicate that someone cut the estimated 100-foot tall t ...

Pipeline companies talk safety

Companies with pipelines running through Auburn are speaking out about their safety measures, and residents have mixed feelings about what is running under their neighborhoods. PG ...

Family’s raft trip down canal saved by Weimar man

A family’s mistaken trip down a Weimar canal was saved thanks to the help of a local man who answered a cry for help. Weimar resident Phil Barker was in his home garage Thursda ...

Our View: New technology, public could help solve mysteries

Residents are rightfully concerned about five bodies that were found over the last 16 months in the Auburn stretch of Wise Canal. Common sense says this is strange, and deserves s ...

Lingering 49 Fire questions spark private investigation, possible lawsuit

Frustrated by what they consider an inconclusive probe, some victims of the 49 Fire are looking for answers outside the Cal Fire investigation. A group of them met Wednesday with a ...

More rain, snow on track for region this week

A series of storms that brought more than 2 inches of rain to Auburn over the past week will drop another 2 1/2 to 3 inches through Thursday, according to the National Weather Serv ...

Foresthill to lose power for 15 hours

Approximately 2,600 customers in Foresthill and the surrounding area will lose electricity for about 15 hours Saturday while PG&E installs a temporary transformer. The work marks ...