DAVID MARTINEZ

Equipment failure blamed for logging-truck crash between Auburn and Foresthill

UPDATE Two logging trucks – one with a full load of logs – crashed Monday on a serpentine section of Foresthill Road. While the crash site was an ominous debris field ...

Fatal motorcycle accidents on the rise

Due to increasing numbers of accident-related fatalities, the California Highway Patrol has dedicated the month of May to promoting motorcycle safety and awareness. According to 2 ...

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 ...

Driver hurt in fatal crash no longer in custody

A man who police said killed a Foresthill woman while driving under the influence was released Tuesday from Sutter Roseville and, according to jail records, was never booked and is ...

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 ...

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 ...

Homeless man dies from injuries in Highway 49 collision

  AUBURN CA - A pedestrian injured Friday on Highway 49 in North Auburn in a collision with a van driven by a suspected drunken driver has died in hospital. A Placer County ...