I-80

I-80 ‘hot lane’ takes back seat

The new trend in freeway design won’t be coming to Placer County anytime soon. The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency studied and ultimately shot down a proposal that ...

Kindly Auburn acts renew faith

It comes around once a year, this day of celebration of America’s successful bid to become a nation. This year I felt a beleaguered spirit of sorts as the economy and state of Ca ...

Big box calls for campus setting

The major voter bones of contention for location of the big box stores are ingress and egress and signage exposure to I-80, not the like businesses they will attract. Auburn’s p ...

Heroes fly out of our airport

At 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 22, a pilot returning from a Los Medicos Voladores humanitarian mission to Mexico lost his engine while preparing to land but managed to slip his disabled sin ...

Switch out bowling alley, Wal-Mart

I’ve read all the articles between Bohemia (retail project) and “the people” these last weeks. Although I side with Bohemia, I understand the justifiable concerns of the peop ...

Truckee mourns 2nd victim of Newcastle-I-80 wrong-way crash

Truckee-area residents who knew Interstate 80 wrong-way crash victim Jessica Faber are mourning the loss of a teen remembered for her passion for the arts and enthusiasm for life. ...

Better keep up with signs of times

Driving east on I-80 into Auburn, there’s a billboard that advertises the Home Show, Oct. 2 to 5, 2009. Driving west on I-80, leaving Auburn, there’s a billboard that advertis ...

Auburn I-80 Harley cruiser crash injures 2

Two riders were injured when the motorcycle they were on went out of control Tuesday evening and crashed at the side of Interstate 80 in Auburn. A witness, who was also driving on ...

Short school year puts US at disadvantage

Touting the notebook while realizing once I Want Revenge was scratched, we wound up with the best Kentucky Derby in decades. Now if we can only scratch I Want Revenge from our poli ...

Wal-Mart big rig, 2 pickups pile up on Interstate 80 in Auburn

A pickup spun out on Interstate 80 Friday, bouncing off a Wal-Mart big rig, a center divider and another truck in a noon-hour accident that slowed westbound traffic through Auburn. ...

Big rig rolls east of Colfax

A United Grocers big rig out of Stockton ran off the highway early Wednesday morning. The crash occurred about three miles above Colfax on eastbound Interstate 80. Nearly 30,000 p ...

I-80 work slows traffic on 49

Westbound lanes on Interstate 80 from Secret Town exit to the State Route 174 junction in Colfax were closed today at 9 a.m. and will remain closed until 4 p.m., as the California ...

I-80 improvements will bring delays

From Colfax to the Sierra County line, 69 miles of Interstate 80 will get new concrete pavement as part of Caltrans $588 million improvement project in the region. Will Kempton, d ...

I-80 'bottleneck' work to rev up

Transportation officials had good news and bad at a groundbreaking ceremony Monday marking the second phase of the Interstate 80 “bottleneck” project. The good news? The entir ...

Newcastle I-80 crash manslaughter charge possible

A life-saving turn off Interstate 80 was only yards away for Bakersfield’s Miguel Ramos minutes before a fatal crash Friday. But instead of turning off eastbound Interstate 80 at ...
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