highway 49

Opposing Prop. 8 sides demonstrate in Auburn

Auburn’s “Demonstration Drive” on Highway 49 north of Elm Avenue again became a politically charged lightning rod of activity on Saturday – this time over Proposition 8. D ...

Pedestrian crossing Highway 49 struck by car

A man trying to cross busy Highway 49 on foot Saturday in North Auburn was struck by a vehicle and suffered major, life-threatening injuries. A California Highway Patrol officer a ...

Memorial planned for motorcycle accident victim

A memorial service will be held Nov. 2 for Seve Mamula, a 21-year-old Auburn man killed Thursday evening in a motorcycle accident at the Bell Road-Highway 49 intersection in North ...

Advertising sign blocks traffic’s view on busy road

Those of us living in the Auburn area have in past years adjusted to extensive road work along Highway 49. We have dealt with many obstacles and proceeded more cautiously in an eff ...

Video Report: Rock wall from Auburn Highway 49 crash torn down, rebuilt

Two days after a big rig failed to squeeze past a rock wall on narrow, winding Highway 49 into the American River canyon east of Auburn, part of the wall had been torn down and was ...

Highway 49 traffic stopped by big rig wedged on rock wall

Eastbound traffic was detoured for more than an hour Saturday morning away from the Highway 49 drop into the American Canyon in Auburn after a tractor-trailer rig became wedged ont ...

Early 2009 opening for Auburn Home Depot

The concrete pad at the Home Depot in North Auburn has been poured, a sign that structural work on the building is set to start. A spokesman for Home Depot said that work is progr ...

Fire burns 70 acres in Cool

COOL — A 70-acre woodland fire that broke out early Thursday afternoon roughly one mile north of Cool left power lines down and traffic stopped for hours in both directions on Hi ...

Injured Auburn cyclist struggles for life

“Tough” is the way seriously injured cyclist Dave Adams was described by his grandson Sunday. Adams, 75, was in the Roseville Trauma Center’s intensive care unit fighting fo ...

Cyclist injured in helmetless tumble on Highway 49

A bicyclist suffered head and elbow injuries Thursday morning in a single-cycle accident on Highway 49. The accident took place near the start of a road construction zone on the h ...

Collision on Highway 49 hospitalizes motorcyclist

A motorcyclist was sent to the hospital Sunday afternoon after crashing his bike on Highway 49. William Jent, 55, of Rancho Cucamonga was headed southbound into the American River ...

Suicide victim was Auburn mechanic

The Placer County Sheriff's Department has identified the victim of a self-inflicted gunshot Tuesday. Stacey Breckenridge, a 40-year-old mechanic, killed himself at his 4900-bloc ...

Shooting shuts Highway 49

Uncertainty over a shooting report that turned out to be a suicide inside a Highway 49 home north of Auburn caused law enforcement to close down the busy thoroughfare for a short t ...

Highway 49 rollover crash injures at least one

A three-car crash and single-vehicle rollover closed both north and southbound land of Highway 49 Wednesday afternoon. A female driver was pulled from an overturned four-door whit ...
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