highway 49

Reader Input: Does crass commercialism prevail?

Driving on Highway 49 is already dangerous enough without the distraction of borderline offensive signs such as the one on the Vietnamese restaurant near the intersection of Live O ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Aug. 27 and Sept. 3, 1964

Heroic war record revealed in aftermath of hit-run case Twenty years ago this month, Roy Samuel Tillman, then a combat-hardened Army infantryman, lost two fingers and was shot in ...

Reader Input: I-80 offramp a local hazard

Re: Truck rollover on westbound I-80 offramp to Highway 49 (“2 hurt as big rig overturns on Interstate 80 offramp in Auburn,” Journal, Aug. 21). I’m sure most A ...

Reader Input: Address concerns to the proper entity

In response to Michael Burke (“Auburn needs curb appeal,” Reader Input, Aug. 13), there is a difference between the Auburn City Council and the Placer County Board of S ...

American River metal debris study details cleanup costs

Just what to do with hundreds of tons of metal left in the American River after a 1964 bridge washout is still an open question. But a new report commissioned by the Sierra Nevada ...

Highway 49 crash involves five autos, injures two in North Auburn

An SUV driven by a man who reportedly lost consciousness plowed into a line of cars waiting at a North Auburn stoplight on Monday. The crash on southbound Highway 49 damaged five ...

Family business Driftwood Village marks 50 years in Auburn

Ray Thompson Jr. saw something in the former pear orchard that others couldn’t see. It was the early 1960s and Thompson, now 88, recalled that a real-estate friend wondered ...

Landscaping posing problems for Caltrans

An Auburn-area business received notice that their landscaping upgrades would need to be removed, but Caltrans is now offering to work with them pending permit approvals. For Aubu ...

Vets, supporters gear up for bike ride

Bikers from all over the area will be taking to the road for an annual fundraiser to support veterans throughout the region. The 4th Annual 111-Mile Fundraiser for Veterans is a n ...

Another View: Annexation and déjà vu

Yogi Berra makes me laugh and think. He said, “Baseball is 90 percent mental and the other half is physical.” “When you arrive at a fork in the road, take it.&rdq ...