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One in hospital, two discharged in Auburn restaurant patio crash

The scene was chaotic after an SUV plowed into a table and three diners outside Tio Pepe Mexican Restaurant on Monday afternoon in Old Town Auburn. By late Tuesday, one man remain ...

Gear failure ends in hard landing at Auburn airport

  A small plane made a hard landing at the Auburn Municipal Airport after its landing gear did not come down, resulting in moderate damage to the plane but no injuries, a Cal ...

SUV drives into Old Town Auburn restaurant patio, injuring three

A man was pinned under an SUV and two others injured Monday after the vehicle drove into an outdoor dining area at an Old Town Auburn restaurant. Onlookers watched as the SUV move ...

Motorcyclist dies in Highway 49 canyon crash in Auburn

A motorcycle rider died late Tuesday in a head-on crash with a pickup on Highway 49 in Auburn. The victim was identified Wednesday by the Placer County Coroner’s Office as T ...

Popular Auburn restaurant server, 3-year-old son die in crash

  Patrons and employees of Auburn’s Club Car bar and restaurant are mourning the loss of popular server Janelle Dieteren. Dieteren, 25, was killed along with her 3-yea ...

Signs of comfort, support for Del Oro, Newcastle in crash deaths

  Del Oro High School and Newcastle Elementary Charter school, along with the community, have inched toward healing after two teen girls were killed in a sport-utility vehicl ...

Newcastle classmates of crash victim create lasting memorial

  Newcastle Elementary Charter School classmates of Auburn Folsom Road crash victim Vivian Connor have channeled their grief into building a lasting memorial. Soon after the ...

Crash destroys Auburn airport’s new $10,000 sign

A two-car collision early Tuesday morning left the Auburn Airport and Business Park without a sign and someone with a hefty repair bill. No one was injured in the crash, the Calif ...

Fatal crash came on teens’ Super Bowl Sunday snack run

  A Super Bowl Sunday party. Six kids in an SUV on a winding, narrow, downhill section of Auburn Folsom Road from Auburn with chocolate and marshmallows for S’mores. A ...

Del Oro, Newcastle Elementary students killed in SUV crash near Auburn

  Two teenage girls were killed when the sport utility vehicle they were riding in left Auburn Folsom Road and overturned Sunday night. The girls – ages 13 and 17 &nda ...

Highway Patrol hopes murky photo of fearful suspect will crack auto-theft case

AUBURN CA - The California Highway Patrol is looking for a man whose panic-stricken face was photographed by an Ophir resident during what authorities allege was an attempt to elud ...

Auburn off-road crash sends one to hospital

  AUBURN CA - One person was taken to hospital by ambulance Tuesday morning after a car left Lincoln Way and ended up on a grassy area in front of a restaurant. The Cal ...

One dead in crash between Lincoln and Penryn

One person is dead in a crash Wednesday morning on Sierra College Boulevard near 12 Bridges Drive. The two-vehicle crash took place at about 6:20 a.m. and a stretch of  the r ...

Meadow Vista man dies in Highway 89 crash near Truckee

A Meadow Vista man died Saturday in a single-vehicle crash into a tree near Truckee, the California Highway Patrol said Monday. Killed in the crash was 64-year-old Steven Metzgar, ...

Manslaughter suspect in two boat-crash deaths awaits first court date

AUBURN CA - An Auburn man arrested after a boat crash that left two dead has had his first court date pushed back. Jeffrey Joel Sandow, 54, was initially slated to appear in a Yuba ...