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American Fire pricetag up to $12.5 million

The bill for the 15,700-acre American Fire northeast of Foresthill reached $12.5 million Wednesday, with containment targeted for Sept. 1. The fire is being described by fire offi ...

Sierra landslide forces I-80 to close near California-Nevada state line

  TRUCKEE (AP) — Interstate 80 has been closed in both directions near the California-Nevada state line after flash flooding from Sierra thunderstorms sent rock ...

Reader Input: Downtown Auburn a Sunday ghost town

Regarding “Auburn’s core business districts divided on street flowers” (Journal, June 16), if the Downtown Auburn Business Association chooses to put their funds ...

Auburn inherits Marysville parole agents, cases

AUBURN CA - Another wrinkle of uncertainty over the state?s redesign of the criminal justice system has now hit the Auburn area. The Department of Corrections has closed its Marysv ...

Suicide at Grass Valley City Hall

A woman committed suicide Wednesday morning in a restroom stall at Grass Valley City Hall, her body discovered minutes later by a city employee. Capt. Rex Marks, of the Grass Vall ...

Penryn’s landmark Valencia Club bar shuttered

Like the clip-clop sound of tires on granite-gray sections of Taylor Road cement that have remained rock-solid since the middle of the last century, the Valencia Club had stood the ...

Tree service, Wells Fargo come to aid of Foresthill food bank, church

A week after a giant oak crushed Foresthill’s Elijah’s Jar food bank and damaged the Foresthill Foursquare Church, recovery is happening. On Friday, Auburn tree service owner ...

Auburn's High Street open again after Tuesday's tree safety concerns, wind

Auburn's High Street was open again Wednesday morning after safety concerns over a potentially unstable tree limb caused a partial closure Tuesday. High Street between Auburn Fols ...

Fire scorches, closes North Auburn smoothie business

A North Auburn smoothie maker is closed and 15 employees are temporarily out of work after a fire Saturday morning at the business. Jamba Juice, located in the Auburn Village Shop ...

NEWS/VIDEO REPORT:Placer County fires now nation's No. 1 priority

Forest fires burning Tuesday on both sides of the North Fork American River canyon in Placer County were ranked No. 1 in the nation. Incident commander Paul Summerfelt said Tuesda ...