Foresthill

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 ...

Class of 2014: Chana High School student overcomes grief to graduate

When 18-year-old Malinnah Clyde walks up to receive her high school diploma Friday, it will mark a bittersweet triumph over adversity. This past April, she lost her beloved &ldquo ...

Mosquito Ridge Rd. motorcycle crash victim awaits ID

The body of a motorcycle rider found 300 feet down an embankment off a forest road in Placer County east of Auburn is awaiting identification. The remains of the male rider were f ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, May 21 and 28, 1964

ARC, county deny ‘trouble’ charges Charges by a political candidate that Placer’s $115,000,000 Middle Fork American River Project is in trouble – economic ...

Foresthill biomass energy plant feasibility study to seek funding

 The focus is on funding as Foresthill attempts to determine whether building a biomass energy plant in the community is viable. From a standpoint of fire safety through the ...

Reader Input: Hospice boosted quality of life

My husband passed away last week after three months of home care by family and Sutter Auburn Faith Hospice. When he started hospice care, he could not say two sentences without cou ...

Reader Input: Thanks for helping to find runner

ShadowChase Running Club of Modesto extends a sincere and heartfelt thank you to the Placer County Search and Rescue team for its hard work and dedication in finding one of our mem ...

Frankie the dog gets his day in court

Frankie the dog may not have physically been inside the courtroom, but his family and friends said they felt that justice had been served on his behalf after a Placer County judge ...

Missing runner rescued: ‘I’m grateful’

A Modesto man who had been missing for two days – and who spent two nights outside, in minimal running clothes during a snowstorm – was rescued Tuesday. Search crews f ...

Missing Modesto runner found alive near Foresthill

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that search and rescue crews have found Modesto runner, Robert Root, today after he was reported missing Sunday near Foresthi ...