Interstate 80

Reader Input: Officers should have a way to help

On Oct. 21 a homeless couple, the wife in a wheelchair, spent more than seven hours near the Nevada Street entrance to Interstate 80, attempting to hitch a ride to a shelter in Ros ...

Fire officials confident on Applegate containment

Firefighters are near full containment on the Applegate Fire despite gusty weekend weather throughout the region. The fire started around 1:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at multiple points along ...

Applegate Fire spurs evacuations

Multiple fires burning along Interstate 80 threatened homes and businesses Wednesday afternoon in the Applegate area. The fires reportedly started around 1:30 p.m. along the freew ...

Three displaced by early morning fourplex fire in North Auburn

An early morning fire on the second-floor deck of a fourplex in North Auburn forced three people out of the damaged unit. The fire at the front of the 11000-block Garnet Way fourp ...

Reader Input: Sign signals our society’s degradation

Is anyone else concerned about the large “ADULT” sign facing Highway 80 on the side of the Tribal Weaver store? Are there laws stipulating the proximity of an “ ...

Cow carnage on I-80 east

At least four cows were killed Thursday morning on Interstate 80 after a pickup truck hauling a cattle trailer struck a guardrail, spilling its bovine passengers onto the freeway. ...

2 hurt as big rig overturns on Interstate 80 offramp in Auburn

A big rig believed to be hauling glass missed a turn and overturned Wednesday on an Interstate 80 offramp in Auburn. The tractor-trailer rig’s two occupants were injured and ...

Old Town Auburn tunnel tales: Gold, ghosts, graffiti and glow sticks

The ongoing drought has created a gold mine in Old Town Auburn – literally. Yards from the giant statue of the man who discovered the glowing metal and jump-started the foun ...

Caltrans to start first lift of the Raise 80 overcrossing project

LOOMIS – A $36 million construction project to raise the vertical clearance of nine Interstate 80 overcrossings from Loomis to Magra will start in early September. The Caltr ...

Motorcycle rider killed on I-80 near Colfax

Witnesses have told California Highway Patrol investigators that a motorcyclist killed Friday on Interstate 80 near Colfax was trying to split freeway traffic when the crash occurr ...