highway 49

Rain creates heightened Auburn crash conditions

Rain is back in the Auburn forecast, creating slick roads and challenges for drivers on winding, narrow stretches of blacktop. While the rain was far from heavy during the day in ...

Reader Input: Casting vote for Trader Joe’s

I noted the article regarding another shopping center on Highway 49 with not much interest (“New North Auburn shopping center plans grocery store as anchor,” Journal, O ...

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 ...