California Highway Patrol

Rollover backs up Monday evening commute

A rollover on westbound Interstate 80 at the Ophir exit injured one person and backed up traffic for a short time shortly before 5:30 p.m. Monday. According to Officer David Mart ...

Two-car crash sends drivers to hospital

A two-car crash sent two to the hospital Thanksgiving Day. Both Yoon Saeyang, 41, of North Highlands, and Brittney Watson, 22, of Auburn, were taken via ambulance to Sutter Rosev ...

Gold Run CHP officer with pancreatic cancer wins Disneyland trip

In-between his current reality of doctor’s appointments, chemotherapy treatments and the devastating diagnosis of stage 4 pancreatic cancer, California Highway Patrol Officer and ...

Tearful plea in fatal crash case

PLACERVILLE —The man charged with three Salmon Falls Road deaths changed his plea from not guilty to no contest in El Dorado County Superior Court Friday. An emotional Mark Stev ...

Motorcycle down blocks I-80 lanes

A downed motorcycle was reportedly blocking the middle lane of the freeway at about 1:45 p.m. Friday. The solo traffic collision reportedly occurred on eastbound Interstate 80 ju ...

Another View: Ten years after 9/11; what works

“The world is a dangerous place. Not because of the people who are evil; but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” These words by Albert Einstein — and sim ...

Foresthill man dead in single-car crash on Foresthill Road

A Foresthill man died Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Foresthill Road. The California Highway Patrol reported that a Toyota Yaris subcompact went off the road and tra ...

Safety group hopes to bring light to Lone Star

Grass Valley residents Deborah and Bruce Jones are hoping to continue a campaign for highway safety at a North Auburn intersection. On Dec. 19, 2003 the Joneses were in a head-on ...

Labor Day bringing more staycations than travel

One agency says travel will be down this holiday weekend, and some local residents said if they do have plans, they aren’t going far. According to Cynthia Harris, spokeswoman for ...

Another View: Fuel tanker fire tests character

Last week’s propane fire (in Lincoln) was both an emergency that easily could have turned into a disaster, and a major test of our community’s character. We all breathed sighs ...