Emigrant Gap

Our View: Slow down, stay alert and save lives

At some point you’ve encountered it this summer — roadwork. The question is … how did you drive through it? Were you cautious? Did you slow down to the posted speed limit? We ...

24 accidents in one month in 11-mile stretch

The 11-mile stretch of Interstate 80 known as the Emigrant Gap construction zone has become a treacherous area for motorists and construction workers alike. In July there were 24 a ...

Another View: Water agency must learn to live within ratepayers’ means

I was elected to the Placer County Water Agency Board in 2008. It was a tough election. Many people in my district were simply fed up with perceived wrongs of PCWA. Many people fe ...

Crash that killed two under investigation

Investigations are ongoing in a plane crash near Emigrant Gap that killed two people. A hiker found the plane Friday, and by 2 p.m. a California Highway Patrol aircraft confirmed ...