Interstate 80

Crack sealing causes congestion on Auburn roads

Afternoon traffic on Elm Avenue in Auburn was held up for nearly two hours Wednesday due to Caltrans workers sealing cracks in the pavement near the Save Mart shopping center and I ...

Three injured in I-80 crash, rollover in Auburn

  A truck that reportedly stopped on Interstate 80 near the Nevada Street exit in Auburn was broadsided in a crash that sent three people to hospital today. The crash was re ...

Missing Colfax man's body found off Interstate 80 in Placer County

  Colfax resident Eric Garcia, who was reported missing Dec. 8, was found dead inside his vehicle at 5 p.m. Sunday, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said today. Acco ...

First winter storm hits Sierra Nevada resorts

SODA SPRINGS -- The first major storm system rolled into the Sierra foothills this week, and snow enthusiasts as well as commuters can expect to see more snow on the ground, as wel ...

100 pounds of marijuana found in Auburn traffic stop on I-80

About 100 pounds of marijuana was found inside a vehicle that was initially stopped for speeding on Interstate 80 near Auburn. According to a California Highway Patrol report, an ...

Massive I-80 project ends with smooth Placer road to Tahoe

A massive road-smoothing project that spans 90 miles of Interstate 80 from Auburn to the Nevada state line and cost $821 million is now complete. Caltrans’ District 3 office ...

Rollover accident on I-80 ends in fatality

An 18-year-old Reno man involved in a rollover traffic collision Saturday morning on Interstate 80 near Kingvale died at the scene, according to the California Highway Patrol. A w ...

Sinkhole snarls traffic on I-80 near Truckee

A sinkhole in the center median of Interstate 80 near Donner Pass Road in Truckee closed the No. 1 lanes in both directions early Friday morning, causing traffic delays. Caltrans ...

Miracle walkaway from Interstate 80 crash in Auburn

The driver of this car walked away after a wild ride Monday afternoon off Interstate 80 in Auburn, just west of the eastbound off-ramp to Old Town Auburn. Witnesses said the vehicl ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: American Fire smoke to hang around longer; Relay for Life this weekend; Newcastle Fire District can’t protect the kids and Placer cross country

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...