Mount Vernon Road

Placer County roads to get safer with skid resistant coating

Some of Placer County’s most crash-prone sections of road are targeted for a coating of skid-resistant aggregates. Formulated to lessen the chances of vehicles skidding off ...

Auburn’s stormy Monday turns weather topsy turvy

    Rubin Sandhu found out just how slick the rural Auburn area’s roads can be during a rainstorm following an extended period of dry weather. Sandhu’s car ...

Proof of rural character

I live way out on Mount Vernon Road and pass this intersection constantly (Journal, Aug. 12). What you don’t know is that the week before there was a sign for a missing brown cow ...

Auburn man arrested for assaulting female process server

An Auburn man allegedly shot, threw rocks and smeared a female process server's face with mud Wednesday when she tried to serve eviction notice papers to his girlfriend.  Nico ...

Palm Avenue project a waste

Palm Avenue, a road next to E.V. Cain Middle School, has plans to be enlarged for a sidewalk. Why not spend the money on something useful like covering dirt roads off of Crockett w ...

Bicycle confrontations frighten driver

I read with interest the Monday, Sept. 19 Auburn Journal article, “Cyclists, residents debate courtesy on roads.” Unfortunately, this debate goes far beyond courtesy. It’s ab ...

Cyclists not exempt from basic courtesy

Re: “Cyclists, residents debate courtesy on roads,” Journal, Sept. 19: As a surveyor I frequently must be on county roads. Saturday while on Mount Vernon Road near Mount Pleasa ...

What’s with 7-foot-tall canal fence?

I hate to bring up an old subject, but I think it needs addressing. I feel I am speaking for a lot of people who have enjoyed the canal between Highway 49 and the holding pond off ...

Our View: ARD must lobby supes, using local parks and rec lovers

Now is the time for the Auburn Recreation District to enlist its raving fans and conscientious supporters to rally before the Placer County Board of Supervisors. With a little hel ...

Skateboarders may become rural road kill

OK, I'm a film writer and I sometimes get dramatic, that's the name of that game. So let's get visual: Saturday morning January 16th, a beautiful idyllic winter day, bright sunshi ...