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Lowell Fire concerns mix with hope in Dutch Flat area

An army of more than 1,400 firefighters had battled the Lowell Fire to a potential standstill Monday in Nevada County, giving the residents of Gold Rush town Dutch Flat in Placer C ...

100-mph-plus I-80 pursuit leads to Dutch Flat arrest

A Citrus Heights man is behind bars in Sacramento County after a high-speed pursuit with police along Interstate 80 through Placer County into the Sierra. The chase started at abo ...

I-80 road rage suspect faces more charges

A woman arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon stemming from a road rage incident remains incarcerated and has had her bail increased. Dierdre Orozco, 50, was in an ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Aug. 13 and 20, 1964

With broken ankle, Pat’s in good standing Whether he likes it or not, Gov. Edmund G. “Pat” Brown is now an honorary member – in good standing – of t ...

Reader Input: Let the punishment fit the crime

On one hand, I do not want anger to hinder the wonderful feelings of love and connection we all felt at the recent memorial service for Barbara Crowell (“Dutch Flat cyclist d ...

Board voices water strategy

Placer County supervisors are sending a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown outlining the direction they would like to see a state water bond move toward. Board members voted to approve a ...

Reader Input: Veterans earned nation’s support

I am outraged in reference to an article in the April 22 Auburn Journal edition entitled, “As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out.” What is this country comin ...

Media Life: Dutch Flat, Gold Run, Towle get their due in new book

Art Sommers has made a second career out of giving Placer County-area residents a glimpse into their past through his collection of historic postcards and photos. Sommers has spen ...

Auburn once had a thriving Chinatown

In 1983 the Auburn Journal noted that “Old Auburn alone in the hills is almost the sole heir of (Chinese) memories. Here in small houses on a hillside, a few Chinese remain.& ...

Daredevil, BLM in dispute over downed stunt cable

  A 4,000-foot length of quarter-inch cable is at the center of a dispute with the Bureau of Land Management that Squaw Valley daredevil Mike Wilson has already lost a federa ...

I-80 wrong-way driver arrested for DUI

A 53-year-old woman from Fair Oaks “amazingly” survived a head-on collision early Friday morning after she drove the wrong way on eastbound Interstate 80 east of Dutch ...

Highway Patrol office could close

The stretch of Interstate east of Colfax has a series of twists, turns and uphill ascends that can cause congestion and delays for travelers, and in case of an accident, for first ...

Reader Input: Journal should be ashamed

What has this country come to that on one of the greatest events in American history, Dec. 7, this newspaper does not mention on the front page, what happened 71 years ago in 1941? ...

Wire thief suspect caught on video

A Dutch Flat man was arrested for allegedly stealing copper wire early Saturday morning after a ?tip? to the Placer County Sheriff?s Office from a remote video surveillance camera ...

Winter's over — Get back to the Canyon

Join North Fork American River Alliance for its third annual kickoff to spring event at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7, in the historic auditorium of the Dutch Flat Community Center, 933 S ...