motorcycles

Perception or reality? Motorcyclists concerned about crack seal on Foresthill Road

Motorcycle rider Frank Warmuth of Foresthill says he can feel the difference as he rides his BMW on Foresthill Road. So does John Grunigan, who has been riding a motorcycle along ...

Fatal motorcycle accidents on the rise

Due to increasing numbers of accident-related fatalities, the California Highway Patrol has dedicated the month of May to promoting motorcycle safety and awareness. According to 2 ...

Lane-splitting eases traffic

Re: recent letters on motorcycles vs. cars: Laws for motorcycles are not the same. Motorcycle lane-splitting where speed remains within 10 mph of surrounding traffic is legal under ...

Common sense saves lives

Re: railroad crossings; it is not the fault of the railroads that people lack common sense. Railroads should not have to bear the extra expense of changing the crossing signals whi ...

Behind the Signature: Gene Baker

Gene Baker Lives in: Meadow Vista, 40 years. “Horses were going down the street when we got here.” Career: Retired contractor/owner of Baker Roofing. “We did residential and ...

Auburn resident makes stunt passion his Hollywood career

Auburn resident Gary Davis made a career of what used to get him grief growing up in Loomis and said he wouldn’t change a thing. Davis, 60, said he used to get in trouble for do ...

Straight Talk panelists co-author motorcycle safety law

Dear Readers: Last school year, two teenage panelists from Straight Talk wanted to make the world a better place. Michael Kelleher and Sawyer Cole took their idea to the Capitol an ...

Teen foursome arrested for stealing from Auburn bike shops

An Auburn business owner is hoping at the end of the week he’ll recover his stolen inventory a teen couple and their young accomplices took. Shon Garten, owner of Off-Axis Boar ...