highway 49

Boy, 11 injured in bank parking lot collision with vehicle

A child was injured today in a collision with a vehicle in a bank parking lot off Highway 49 in North Auburn. The accident occurred near Bell Road in the Wells Fargo Bank parking ...

Another Placer County dam fight?

A dam on the Bear River that would inundate hundreds of acres of seemingly protected foothills oak woodland is finding no support from the Nevada Irrigation District or Placer Land ...

Auburn’s 84 Lumber closing a sign of times or Home Depot?

Is 84 Lumber’s closing a sign of the times or Home Depot? The Dry Creek Road hardware and lumber store in North Auburn started a soft closing Wednesday, with all items in stock ...

North Auburn big-box showdown slated for July

The wait for a Placer County Planning Commission showdown over a big-box Wal-Mart or Costco-type store off Highway 49 in North Auburn will have to wait a little longer. The Planni ...

New group forms to stop what they believe will be a Wal-Mart at Auburn site

A new group has formed to fight what members believe will be a Wal-Mart on a much-debated North Auburn parcel owned by Roseville developer Jim Conkey. Lee Lively, secretary-treasu ...

Cemetery sheep 'mowers' give Highway 49 drivers something to chew on

An overgrown lot off Highway 49 in Auburn is getting plenty of double-takes from motorists since a herd of sheep moved in and started chewing away Tuesday. The 25 sheep and one gua ...

North Auburn businesses unhappy about Highway 49 wire undergrounding work

Work to underground overhead lines along Highway 49 has some North Auburn business owners hurting. And a Placer County official said that the work should continue through June. A ...

Night trip to store led to fatal Highway 49 crash for widowed mother of two

It was an everyday kind of thing, maybe a little out of the ordinary because of the time of night. Since her husband, Jeffrey, had died two years ago, Tamara Adams had sometimes g ...

Woman killed in Highway 49 wrong-way crash near Lake of the Pines ID'd

Authorities released the name today of a South Nevada County woman killed after driving the wrong way on Highway 49 near Combie Road. The woman’s death is the fourth linked to w ...

Highway 49 broadside crash in Auburn traps driver, injures two

A woman is lucky to be alive after her truck was broadsided by a larger vehicle today on busy, rain-slickened Highway 49 in Auburn. The accident – which left the driver of the s ...