highway 49

New North Auburn shopping center moves ahead

Motorists passing along Highway 49 south of Bell Road will be able to watch the construction of a new shopping center over the next several months. Contractors for Best Properties ...

Memorial fund set up for family of Highway 49 crash victim

Michael A. Kaspar is being remembered as a man with an infectious smile who died too soon. Kaspar, 57, was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 49 in the Lake of the Pines are ...

Highway 49 crash leads to death, manslaughter charge

The driver of one vehicle involved in a horrific crash on Highway 49 is dead, the driver of another is critically injured and the California Highway Patrol is sorting out why the L ...

City after legal fees in county lawsuit

City legal counsel is looking to “make the city whole” in the legal dispute filed earlier this year against Placer County. When Auburn leadership moved to file the sui ...

Reader Input: What was the point of study?

Where do I start? So this fine city of ours is going to approve another shopping center (strip mall is other name) in an area on Highway 49 that is already busy (“New North ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, March 11 and 18, 1965

Hell Hole damage set at $13 million By Joe Carroll American River Constructors, the syndicate building the county’s Middle Fork American River Project and headed by Kaise ...

Reader Input: No need for another shopping center

Good one, Auburn. You let Costco drop us like a hot potato and are fighting Walmart tooth and nail to keep them from coming in, but you are going forward with a new shopping center ...

New North Auburn shopping center close to breaking ground

Six months after gaining Placer County approvals to develop a new North Auburn shopping center, its developer is close to gaining OKs necessary to break ground. The Willow Creek S ...

Reader Input: Have no desire to be annexed

So, Costco’s out — Wal-Mart is in. The city is suing the county to keep Costco out. (Auburn Mayor) Keith Nesbitt says they are not against Costco but they are against ...

Reader Input: Shoppers will take their business down the hill

It is really sad that Costco has pulled out of the agreement but you can’t blame them (“Costco terminates option on North Auburn store site,” Journal, Feb. 11). ...