I-80

Squeezed out by the big boxes

Paul T. McDaniel got it right (Reader Input, Nov. 15). Sometimes traffic is relatively light, but when people are traveling to work or returning, Highway 49 is awful. He’s also r ...

Stoplights still atrocious

How many people does it take it screw in a stoplight bulb? If anyone has ever been in the Raley’s shopping center area off the Foresthill exit then you’ll know what I’m talki ...

Thanks for help at hit-and-run

Thank you to the people who helped me last Friday when I was hit by a car on Highway 49 near the I-80 offramp at about 11:30 a.m. Several people stopped to help me and waited with ...

Cal Trans helps windshield guy

Re: “Anyone else hit a bumpy road?” (Reader Input, Aug. 24), I had the same experience as Chris DeArmond. I was driving along I-80, driving eastbound through Roseville several ...

Fatal crash victim’s father seeks bar help in drunk-driving prevention

Instead of celebrating his daughter’s 26th birthday March 11, Tim Hauser is left to mark the anniversary of her death. Sandra Hauser had been celebrating her 25th birthday on M ...

Roadside pair proved gracious

I was driving west on I-80 Wednesday afternoon and had to pull over with a flat tire. A gentleman stopped and offered to change the tire for me. This was indeed a welcome offer. I ...

Lenient 300-day sentence a joke

Sure glad the young lady (Vicki Janell Scott) killed on I-80 by Jeremy Sam Sarguis was a nobody. Three-hundred days punishment is a joke, and shows how pathetic our judicial syste ...

Keep blame where it belongs

Frances Hare’s Journal letter of Aug. 22 would have us all believe that the I-80 rock-throwing incident is the fault of Caltrans because there is no “protective fencing to prev ...

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 ...