Interstate 80

Reader Input: Take care of what we have

Goodness, when will common sense prevail among our local officials? New lights when our streets are the pits (“Council discusses sewers to streetlights,” Journal, Jun ...

Reader Input: Would prefer to shop in Auburn

In response to Karen Wyatt’s May 26 letter, (“Box stores not that far away”): Do you live on the corner of Interstate 80 and Nevada Street? Then your time-frame ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, June 3 and 10, 1965

Octogenarian claims strange, divine power in use of wire Forrest S. Sowers, 80, a retired carpenter who lives at 1281 Channel Hill Road, believes that he is endowed with some str ...

Interstate 80 conflagration

COURTESY PHOTO A firefighter applies a stream of water onto a fully-engulfed cab of a tractor-trailer rig that caught fire late Thursday between Auburn and Newcastle on westbound ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, May 20 and 27, 1965

‘Meter maid’ to replace popular city patrolman City manager Robert K. Rogers announced this week that he plans to recruit a woman to mete out parking tickets, thus re ...

Placer County’s rural Taylor Road becomes temporary interstate freeway

Traffic was to take a detour off Interstate 80 in Placer County this morning and again, overnight into Thursday, turning Taylor Road once again into a major thoroughfare. Caltrans ...

Suspect held on arson charges

A suspect was in custody Monday, being held in connection with a small wildfire that broke out near Alta. According to Placer County Sheriff’s Office, 53-year-old Arthur Amo ...

100-mph-plus I-80 pursuit leads to Dutch Flat arrest

A Citrus Heights man is behind bars in Sacramento County after a high-speed pursuit with police along Interstate 80 through Placer County into the Sierra. The chase started at abo ...

I-80, Meadow Vista crashes slow traffic, injure biker

A motorcycle rider was injured Monday in a crash with a truck on Placer Hills Road in Meadow Vista. Injured in the crash was motorcycle rider Scott Trauman, 24, of Colfax. Accord ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Jan. 14 and 21, 1965

Missile, 300 miles away is seen here by many residents Art Johnson was one of many Auburnites who saw the Atlas missile fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara Coun ...

Newcastle Fire Station gains traction

“Minor setbacks” are all that stand in the way of a new fire station for the Newcastle area, according to advocates. And while these advocates admittedly feel as if th ...

I-80 road rage suspect faces more charges

A woman arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon stemming from a road rage incident remains incarcerated and has had her bail increased. Dierdre Orozco, 50, was in an ...

Rain downs rock, mud near Colfax

A moderate downpour on some loose rock and soil was enough to bring a portion of a hillside near Colfax tumbling down toward westbound Interstate 80 Saturday. The minor rockslide ...

Foresthill driver arrested after chase

A Foresthill woman was arrested Friday morning after a high-speed chase by the California Highway Patrol. Jennifer M. Bichel, was reportedly weaving in and out of traffic on westb ...

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 ...