Dry Creek Road

Our View: We can’t wait for fire protection

It’s been a year since the 49 Fire and residents and victims of the devastating blaze are seeing dry fields with new, fearful eyes. One of the fields borders the Northpark Plac ...

Volunteers wage war on senior hunger

On Monday, the kitchen staff at the Seniors First café arrived at 5:30 a.m. to prepare chicken fajitas, Mexicorn and Spanish rice. It was a typical morning at the Meals on Wheels ...

Fire chief enjoys dual careers of helping

Ian Gow must have been predestined to help people who are having really bad days. Gow has two jobs that deal with human trauma and there isn’t a better man for the position when ...

Nurse, teen allegedly beat transient

Two Auburn men, one of whom is a nurse, were arrested after reportedly beating another man with an ax handle. Scott Edward Warren, 57, of Auburn, and Lukas Edward Warren, 18, als ...

Pedestrian hospitalized with major injuries after vehicle accident

A man reportedly suffered major head and internal injuries after he allegedly darted out into Highway 49 traffic Tuesday night. At about 8:23 p.m., a man referred to by law enfor ...

Auburn care home's 49 Fire heroes honored

About 40 employees of Colonial Healthcare facility were hailed as heroes Wednesday for their work to save its building and keep 160 residents safe during the 49 Fire. The fire bur ...

Heroes kept fire from worsening

First, I would like to express my heartfelt condolences to all of the victims of the 49 Fire on Aug. 30. I also have family that lost their home and belongings. I couldn’t even ...

One-armed man and crew fight fire

Norm Paul didn’t receive a call to come help — and he didn’t need to get one. When the Auburn resident and his partners saw a black cloud of smoke fill the sky Sunday after ...

Thanks to wise tractor driver

I live on Dry Creek Road across from the field that was on fire and I would to thank the tractor driver who made the fire break that saved our home and the homes of our neighbors. ...

Firefighters enjoy free coffee

Yeah for Dutch Bros. and Heather Mauel as she walks up and down Dry Creek Road serving drinks to our county sheriffs, PG&E workers and fire personnel. As I spoke to three sheriffs ...