dry creek road

Reader Input: Supes see only dollar signs

Shame on our supervisors, four of them at least, who would obviously sell their mothers for a tax dollar to protect a great community resource. Cheers to Scott Holbrook who broug ...

Reader Input: Monies beautify Highway 49

Has anyone noticed how nice Highway 49 is looking since the power lines were put underground? The job isn’t finished yet but it is sure looking good along the business corrid ...

Reader Input: Sprayers should have thought more

Yes, there is a need to spray the sides of Dry Creek Road with poison to kill the weeds and supposedly keep the fire danger down. However, this year they have managed to kill all ...

Placer County roads to get safer with skid resistant coating

Some of Placer County’s most crash-prone sections of road are targeted for a coating of skid-resistant aggregates. Formulated to lessen the chances of vehicles skidding off ...

Auburn man charged after chase, hit-and-run

An Auburn man is in custody after allegedly leading sheriff’s deputies on a car chase that authorities said resulted in a hit-and-run and led to multiple other charges. Plac ...

Reader Input: Auburn Airport a valuable resource

On Sunday, Feb. 23, the Auburn Journal printed a front-page article about noise issues at the Auburn Municipal Airport (“Noise issues cloud Auburn compatibility study”) ...

100 pounds of marijuana found in Auburn traffic stop on I-80

About 100 pounds of marijuana was found inside a vehicle that was initially stopped for speeding on Interstate 80 near Auburn. According to a California Highway Patrol report, an ...

Auburn district moves on PG&E's free parkland offer

The Auburn Recreation District is moving to secure two parcels of Pacific Gas & Electric-owned land totaling 64 acres as future park sites. The two sites – 22 acres at the New A ...

Highway 49 crash victim remains in critical condition

A man critically injured after he reportedly stepped into Highway 49 and was struck by a car remained in hospital Tuesday. Claude Hiers, 47, of Auburn was in critical condition at ...