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Auburn resident dies after being wedged between tree, truck
Sunday Jul 26 2015
An Auburn resident is dead after apparently being wedged between a tree and an out-of-control pickup, the California Highway Patrol said. The death occurred at about 3:30 p.m. Fri ...
State crews team up to clear debris from Alta transient camps
Tuesday Jun 16 2015
More than 500 50-gallon bags of trash are the byproduct of a multi-agency clean up and fuel reduction effort along Interstate 80 near Alta. Since June 3 crews from Caltrans have c ...
Burglaries shock Newcastle residents
Sunday Jun 07 2015
NEWCASTLE -- A string of mid-day burglaries has Newcastle residents on edge and watching for suspicious behavior in their normally quiet neighborhoods. At least three residences w ...
New eye in sky over Downtown Auburn
Thursday May 14 2015
Brief: The California Highway Patrol’s new Airbus 350 B3 helicopter flies over Downtown Auburn at about 2 p.m. Wednesday during one of its first flights in the area. The ...
Suspect held on arson charges
Tuesday Apr 21 2015
A suspect was in custody Monday, being held in connection with a small wildfire that broke out near Alta. According to Placer County Sheriff’s Office, 53-year-old Arthur Amo ...
Rural Lincoln pond tragedy claims young ATV riders
Tuesday Apr 14 2015
Two boys, 3 and 5, have lost their lives in a tragic pond accident in rural Lincoln and their deaths have sent a community reeling. The boys were riding alone Sunday on a smaller ...
I-80, Meadow Vista crashes slow traffic, injure biker
Tuesday Mar 17 2015
A motorcycle rider was injured Monday in a crash with a truck on Placer Hills Road in Meadow Vista. Injured in the crash was motorcycle rider Scott Trauman, 24, of Colfax. Accord ...
Newcastle crash injures driver on Highway 193
Thursday Feb 12 2015
The California Highway Patrol was investigating a single-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Highway 193 in Newcastle that sent the driver to hospital and slowed traffic. The cra ...
CHP puts emphasis on traffic safety through citations
Wednesday Dec 31 2014
Jaywalkers last week had another reason to look both ways before crossing the street – especially if they found themselves caught up in the latest traffic safety operation. ...
Foresthill driver arrested after chase
Sunday Nov 30 2014
A Foresthill woman was arrested Friday morning after a high-speed chase by the California Highway Patrol. Jennifer M. Bichel, was reportedly weaving in and out of traffic on westb ...
Speed cause of another rollover near Newcastle
Thursday Nov 13 2014
Scattered logs and damaged trucks tell the tale of yet another rollover on Highway 193 near Newcastle. For the second time in recent months a fully-loaded logging truck has topple ...
Reader Input: Reaction from one who was there
Tuesday Nov 11 2014
Re: “Story reprint disgusts reader,” Reader Input, Nov. 7): One must understand that Joe Carroll was only touching the tip of the iceberg in describing the carnage th ...
Reader Input: Kindly designate a sober driver
Thursday Nov 06 2014
Holiday celebrations normally contain alcoholic beverages. Do not make destructive decisions like drinking and driving. When I was 16 in April of 1992, a .28 BAC drunken driver h ...
Fire claims homes, hundreds of acres
Friday Oct 10 2014
APPLEGATE, Calif. --The charred remains of a camping trailer smolder in the driveway of a home lost to the Applegate Fire. All that distinguishes the burned out hull is a collecti ...
Applegate Fire spurs evacuations
Wednesday Oct 08 2014
Multiple fires burning along Interstate 80 threatened homes and businesses Wednesday afternoon in the Applegate area. The fires reportedly started around 1:30 p.m. along the freew ...
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