highway 49

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). ...

Reader Input: Forget Costco; increase arts

As an auto accident attorney, I am one of the few people that would have profited by a Costco in North Auburn. But, for everyone else that would have been subject to the increase ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Jan. 28 and Feb. 4, 1965

Work pushed on emergency bridge Workmen were blasting and bulldozing access roads on either side of the old railroad bridge across the American River this week to make it availab ...

Reader Input: Some things should be free

Why am I not surprised to read that the Auburn State Park ranger wants to eliminate free parking on Highway 49 at the confluence (“Caltrans gives frugal parkers a break on Hi ...

Reader Input: Above all, we must respect the profit

The impending construction of an Auburn Costco confuses me. Above all, we must remember to respect the profit. Those who now oppose having a Costco in Auburn probably would have ...

Electric cart heist putters out on Auburn's Highway 49

It was one wild, slow ride on a not-so-hot set of wheels. A low-speed, high-profile pursuit on Highway 49 ended with the arrest of a suspect on suspicion of stealing an electric c ...

Highway 49 crash kills motorcycle rider in Auburn

A motorcycle rider has died following a collision with a truck on Highway 49 in Auburn. The rider was identified as William Hurst, 47, of the Auburn area, according to information ...

Reader Input: Backlash if Costco quits

A couple of years back Costco was in the lead for getting a building site at Luther and Highway 49, but backed away when suits against the county were threatened. Wal-Mart ultima ...

Slide slows Cool-Auburn canyon crawl commute

The “canyon crawl” commute between Auburn and Cool took on an even slower speed Tuesday when a morning rock slide forced partial closure of a stretch of Highway 49. Th ...

Hell Hole Dam collapse 50 years ago today continues to teach

The photos were spectacular as the Highway 49 bridge gave way 50 years ago today. But the lasting story was the upstream collapse Dec. 23, 1964, of the Hell Hole Dam that sent a s ...