Northern California

Rain causes crashes, traffic delays on I-5, Capital City Freeway

  SACRAMENTO (AP) — Rain blanketing Northern California is making a mess of the morning commute, with crashes and spinouts slowing traffic.   A big rig ...

Snow survey confirms driest January and February on record

ECHO SUMMIT, Calif. (AP) — It's official, and it's not good news for thirsty Californians: January and February have been the driest on record. The monthly snow s ...

Storm-battered Northern California gets more rain

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The latest in a series of storms dumped more rain across Northern California, but the region is expected to get a break from the wet weather o ...

UPDATE: Third storm in less than week drenches NorCal

UPDATE: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Residents of Northern California endured the brunt of another powerful storm that drenched the area with yet another round of pounding rain and s ...

PGA honors Auburn golf pro

Shawn Kelly’s game isn’t getting any better — or worse — these days.    The pro at the Ridge for the last 13 years has noticed his game is ...

Local golfers to compete at Special Olympics

Unlike most Olympians, Cyndi Saffold has competed in multiple sports throughout the years. Saffold has participated in floor hockey, basketball and golf at the Games.  This y ...

Stay aware of HR 1837

The print was hardly dry on my letter about Tom McClintock’s water giveaway and the insult to salmon restoration in HR 1837 when one of his minions came to his defense (see Jon H ...

Glad to put up with foothills, thank you

Re: Cyclists in Auburn area. We all should consider how fortunate we are. Many complaints in the paper are things people would gladly trade for. For instance, annoyances like bicyc ...

Time to speak up

I have been a California-born American all of my life. I remember hiding under my desk during the Cuban missile crisis. I remember my friends who didn’t come back from an ill-con ...

Let experts regulate wildlife

Regarding your article “No hunt in park,” of Monday, Feb. 1, we have yet another example of untrained people trying to hijack the job of the California Dept. of Fish and Game. ...