heat

Triple-digit temperatures to bake foothills

It’s going to be just plain hot the next few days. Temperatures in the Auburn area are expected to climb past the century mark today and rise even higher Thursday, accordin ...

Hot spell too brief to trigger emergency

It’s hot, but officials are not launching emergency heat protocols just yet. With the spike in daytime temperatures this week, the concern for high-risk groups, like seniors ...

Auburn temperatures soar but some like it hot

Some want to beat the heat. Others choose to escape it. Auburn’s Jeff Buck thrives in it, with a few precautionary measures. With temperatures taking off into the torrid t ...

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 ...

Mild weather is history as heat pushes into Auburn, Placer

  Mild temperatures in Auburn will increasingly give way to heat this week as a high-pressure system builds over Northern California. But the National Weather Service is say ...

Summer sticking around in Auburn, Placer County

  The final vestiges of the warmth of summer are lingering well into the fall, giving hope to mandarin growers and headaches to firefighters. At Abel’s Garden House on ...

Humidity, heat to challenge Western States 100 runners

Heat and humidity will be a major challenge for the field of runners vying for a silver buckle in this weekend’s Western States 100 Endurance Run from Squaw Valley to Auburn. ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Reaction to Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage; new patrol cars for Auburn police and Western States and the heat

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Del Oro High School completes graduation - three days later sans heat

Three days after a graduation ceremony was shut down midway through because of mounting heatstroke cases, Del Oro High School finished Tuesday what it had set out to do. In the co ...

118 degrees, but we survived

With all the hot weather I thought you might like this historical week in Fontana, some time in the ’70s. I woke up at home before going to work as a kindergarten teacher. It soo ...

Bomhoff reflects on his feat in the heat

The sound of noisemakers and cheering fans erupted outside of Greg Bomhoff’s home Wednesday night, welcoming him back from his brush with Death Valley. Bomhoff, 43, of Granit ...

Friendship forged in football

Dan Luper plans on enjoying some Sacramento Mountain Lions football this fall along with thousands of other fans curious about the new United Football League team. His only wish is ...

PG&E on the hunt for outage cause

Plagued by a series of power outages in Rocklin, Pacific Gas and Electric formed a new task force to tackle the issue. One of the outages on July 7 cut power to Steve Martin’s ...

Expect triple-digit heat Friday

Today, to put it quite simply and brutally, is going to be hot. Auburn got a little bit of a toasty taste Thursday of what’s to come over the weekend, with highs in the mid-90s b ...

Weekend heat puts focus on cooling

With temperatures expected to climb to the upper 90s on Saturday, now might be a good time to check your air conditioning unit. “We are looking at temps to be 90 to 98 for the A ...