Foresthill

Crews tackle remote wildfire

A 4-acre wild fire near Foresthill on Wednesday morning was likely the result of at least one lightning strike overnight or in the early morning hours. Officials with Cal Fire sai ...

Another View: On firestorms, public policy and the Big Mo

Watching the devastating impacts on human beings as the Sand Fire swept through the borderlands of Amador and El Dorado counties, it reminded me that momentum is a powerful force i ...

Reader Input: Disease time bomb lurks

How many of you American citizens are aware that many of the illegal immigrants that are now apparently swarming our southern border are infected with parasites and communicable di ...

Reader Input: New Foresthill Road surface called for

The article you ran about the crack sealant is absolutely correct (“Perception or reality? Motorcyclists concerned about crack seal on Foresthill Road,” Journal, July 1 ...

Reader Input: Sealed road indeed slippery

I am almost 70 years old and have ridden motorcycles just about 50 of those years. I own a 2014 Harley Street Glide that weighs in at 770 pounds dry weight. I am one of the peopl ...

Vets, supporters gear up for bike ride

Bikers from all over the area will be taking to the road for an annual fundraiser to support veterans throughout the region. The 4th Annual 111-Mile Fundraiser for Veterans is a n ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, July 2, 1964

Electricians’ strike hits river project A walkout by electricians yesterday threw crippling punches at Placer County’s $115,000,000 Middle Fork American River Project ...

Fire threatens wooded area near Foresthill

A fire in the Foresthill area closed roads, downed power lines and forced a response from multiple agencies. The fire broke out near Spring Garden Road in the Foresthill area Wed ...

Reader Input: Vasconcellos memories bad

I am responding to Muriel Brounstein’s ridiculous implication that because she is a Democrat, state Sen. Ted Gaines and Assemblywoman Beth Gaines ignored her phone calls (&ld ...

Weather for Placer County graduations predicted to be sizzling, stay-hydrated-hot

Last year’s graduation season was infamous in Placer County for its heat and for its heat exhaustion in some areas. Colfax High School’s principal, Rick Spears, noted ...