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Deadly chase started in Auburn

A pursuit that began in Auburn ended Wednesday with a violent car crash that killed two people near the Antelope area of Sacramento. Lt. Victor Pecoraro of the Auburn Police Depar ...

Reader Input: CHP drive smart class a winner

Did you know that it takes about the length of a football field to come to a safe stop when traveling at 60 miles an hour? And, when was the last time any of us traveled at only 60 ...

Reader Input: Post-accident, people helped

I had a vehicle accident on Route 49 in the canyon on Saturday, March 1. I sincerely thank all the folks who assisted in traffic control (Sheriff’s Deputy Thomas Orsolini a ...

Homeless man killed on Highway 49

An Auburn transient died Tuesday evening after being struck by a pickup truck and several other vehicles while walking along Highway 49 near Shale Ridge Road. Jessie Paul Johns, 3 ...

Foresthill family fights to keep roadside memorial intact

Melissa Magorian has been trying to pick up the pieces after her life was shattered on Feb. 1 when her mother, Karen Magorian, died in a two-car collision on Foresthill Road. Acco ...

Del Oro student dies in motorcycle accident

Joshua Lewis, 17, of Auburn was on his way to class at Del Oro High School on Thursday morning when his motorcycle ran off the road and collided with a tree. According to CHP repo ...

Hung-over driving just as dangerous as drunken driving

Wednesday marks the beginning of a new year and, for some Placer County residents, the start of an overly celebratory hangover. Two recent European studies show that hung-over dri ...

For tipsy New Year’s revelers, a lifeline

Ringing in the new year usually involves the celebratory consumption of alcoholic beverages, but thanks to a program coordinated by AAA Northern California, inebriated Placer Count ...

California braces for holiday rush

Auburn residents who are traveling this week will cope with about 11.7 million other Californians on the roads and in the sky, according to the latest travel survey from AAA Northe ...

Pick-up versus tow-truck collision results in major injuries

A two-car accident left two men injured and Foresthill Road closed in both directions for 45 minutes Tuesday morning. At 8:30 a.m. Ronald Roussey, 67, of Foresthill, was driving h ...