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One dead in Highway 49 crash near Auburn

AUBURN CA - One person died in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning on Highway 49 near Lonestar Road in Placer County. The woman victim, described as in her 60s, was northbound on Hi ...

Janniro win both mains at Fast Fridays

Tommy Hedden had another excellent night pushing the limits at Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn. The Auburn resident has performed well al ...

Two rodeos remain in District 3 regular season schedule

The rodeo next weekend is the next of only two remaining events for the California High School Rodeo Association District 3 regular season. It marks the last of the junior events a ...

Interstate 80 overpass jumper injured at Newcastle

A man jumped from the Newcastle overpass onto Interstate 80 and apparently survived not only the fall Friday but avoided being run over by westbound traffic. Don Holter, an Auburn ...

I-80 snowstorm pileup fatality ID’d as Lake of the Pines resident

Douglas Allen Swasey, a Lake of the Pines resident and longtime Nevada County business owner, has been identified as the man who died Friday in a grinding 30-vehicle pileup in the ...

Deep powder, no power in wake of Arctic blast

The mixed blessings of a harsh blast of winter weather Friday left thousands without power in Colfax and Foresthill – and ski resorts exulting over a deep deposit of fresh powder ...

Colfax rides momentum to Union Mine

After a couple of hard-fought victories to open the season, the Colfax High football team will take on its toughest test yet tonight in El Dorado Hills.The Falcons (2-0) outlasted ...

Tire fire mires Interstate 80 morning commute near Applegate

Westbound Interstate 80 traffic flows near the Heather Glen exit were temporarily disrupted at about 9 a.m. because of a big-rig fire that could have been worse than it was. Drive ...

Placer Hillmen, Sonora Wildcats square off Friday in playoff football

Walk down a street in Sonora and you’ll probably catch sight of some green and gold. People are wearing it with pride – pride in their football team. They love their Wildcats. ...

Auburn’s Dave Carter to pop up Friday on “The Martha Stewart Show”

“The Martha Stewart Show” will welcome Auburn pop-up book creator David Carter on Friday. Carter will be showing Stewart the art of making a pop-up Christmas-tree lantern that ...