highway 49

New North Auburn shopping center plans grocery store as anchor

No names are being mentioned but the owner of an empty North Auburn parcel near both Safeway and Bel Air supermarkets plans to bring another grocery business into the retail mix. ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, 1964

Wind-whipped forest fire blackens 4,000 acres A recurring forest fire which started near Butcher Ranch on the Auburn-Foresthill Road about 4 p.m. Saturday and blackened more than ...

When the gold ran out the orchards took over

A while ago I received a four-page letter from a reader. The letter was unsigned but the delicacy of the handwriting leads me to think that the writer is a woman, so I’ll use ...

Reader Input: Monies beautify Highway 49

Has anyone noticed how nice Highway 49 is looking since the power lines were put underground? The job isn’t finished yet but it is sure looking good along the business corrid ...

Reader Input: Highway 49 road repairs poorly done

It has recently been a concern for drivers,  everywhere in Auburn, how dysfunctional road repairs have been on Highway 49. It is a topic of conversation everywhere I go! It is ...

Reader Input: Highway 49 trash a shame

I was out for a walk on Highway 49 near Cramer Road last Sunday. People drive by at 65 mph, and somehow they have a way to drop lots of trash along the roadside. I was walking ...

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 ...