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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 ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Nov. 14 and 21, 1963

1,300 men work on project Placer County’s Middle Fork American Project is now employing over 1,300 men who are being paid a total of approximately $1,500,000 a month. &ld ...

CHP works to make drivers bright-eyed

In an effort to reduce the number of fatigue-related road incidents, several state agencies have proclaimed this week “Drowsy Driving Prevention Week.” The campaign is ...

Reader Input: Strangers show real kindness

To First Responders and to the witnesses who stopped to help our daughter: On Friday, June 7 our daughter, Delilah, was in a single-car rollover on her way to the confluence off ...

Officer Kettwig loses battle to cancer

His co-workers, friends and the community rallied around California Highway Patrol Officer Todd A. Kettwig as he battled pancreatic cancer for nearly two years. On May 20, the belo ...

Highway Patrol office could close

The stretch of Interstate east of Colfax has a series of twists, turns and uphill ascends that can cause congestion and delays for travelers, and in case of an accident, for first ...

CHP North Sacramento Area offers free “Start Smart” class

The leading cause of death for Americans between the ages of 15 and 20 is motor vehicle collisions, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). In an effort to reduce motor ...

Jolt of winter weather creates nightmare on some area roads

  The first signs of winter weather in weeks had police out in force responding Tuesday to a multitude of traffic incidents in Grass Valley, along Interstate 80, and a couple ...