Lone Star Road

Lone Star Road needs stoplight

Highway 49 between Auburn and Grass Valley is a dangerous stretch of road. It is dangerous because people drive too fast and there are a lot of blind turns. Turning on to highway 4 ...

Safety group hopes to bring light to Lone Star

Grass Valley residents Deborah and Bruce Jones are hoping to continue a campaign for highway safety at a North Auburn intersection. On Dec. 19, 2003 the Joneses were in a head-on ...

Offer to repaint speed limit signage

This is a response to “Cal Trans studies options for intersection,” (Journal, Aug. 30) by Bridget Jones. All of us who travel Highway 49 north of Auburn know that after the pos ...

Residents hope for traffic light after head-on collision

After an Aug. 19 accident that sent two local residents to the hospital, Lone Star Road residents are wondering why a traffic light hasn’t been installed on their stretch of Gras ...

CHP looking for driver believed responsible for head-on crash

An Auburn business owner tried to pull over a driver who possibly caused a head-on collision that temporarily shut Highway 49 Friday morning. Police are now looking for the drive ...

California State Fair honors rancher for his dedication and persistence

Daryl Oest has a particularly good reason to head down to the California State Fair on Friday. Cattle rancher Oest will be inducted Friday morning into the California Agricultural ...

Wal-Mart may usher in gridlock

Has our county planning department ever considered another location for the big-box stores? It seems to me that some of the pastureland north of Lone Star Road on this side of the ...