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Caltrans announces $36 million I-80 overpass clearance project

If they haven’t already, northern Placer County drivers who frequent Interstate 80 or its overpasses would do well to learn alternate routes on city and county roads. Caltra ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Family reunites after 65 years; State Theatre getting ready to shut down; Recruiting Auburn’s new city manager and Auburn CHP officer returns from Afghanistan

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: After 65 years one Auburn woman finds her family after they were all adopted out. Reporter Gus Thomson will have a story on this reunion. Construction ...

Another View: Rage without fear is scary and primal

In the midst of a hot summer, I found a nice shady spot on the deck to eat lunch. I had a view of the mountains, and closer, I could see down the hill, down along the fence that di ...

Foresthill Bridge work moving toward 2014 completion

The Foresthill Bridge quietly turned 40 this past month as it moves into the final stages of a $74 million facelift. Painting on much of California’s tallest span was comple ...

Cal Fire says Foresthill Bridge work crew sparked blaze

Cal Fire investigators determined that a construction crew caused the 4-acre vegetation fire on the Auburn side of the Foresthill Bridge on July 9, and they say the company may be ...

Road work slows business on Lincoln Way

For Sandra Helms, the construction outside her business on Lincoln Way has become more than just an inconvenience – she believes it’s hurting her bottom line. Helms ra ...

Highway 89 work to resume on Lake Tahoe’s west shore

  With weather permitting, work by the California Department of Transportation and Southwest Gas is set to resume this week along Highway 89 on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore ...

Noon Hour Update: Safe mushroom hunting; road construction update and Placer High School football

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

I-80 project nears finish

By Toby Lewis gold country news service For the first time in more than a decade, commuters and motorists may soon think about the famous Roseville bottleneck as a thing of the p ...