Ophir Road

Media Life: Placer’s Highway 40 stretch gets new monument in Ophir

Take a detour off the smooth textures of  Interstate 80 and onto Ophir Road near Auburn and you’ll soon get an inkling for how automobile travel felt and sounded like in ...

Suspected driver in Auburn I-80 tow-truck death arrested

AUBURN CA - A Newcastle man was behind bars Monday on charges that he hit a tow-truck driver with his car and fled the scene last week in Auburn. Christopher Michael Keller, 25, ...

Another View: Decision near on wastewater project

Since taking office in January 2005, I have invested significant time and energy to find cost-effective and reliable solutions to meet North Auburn’s wastewater compliance requir ...

Store meets needs of farmers, real and wannabe

In 1950, a group of farmers and ranchers pooled resources to establish Placer County Farm Supply. The business took root and, 60 years later, is still flourishing. Today, the st ...

Sick that concrete batch plant passed

To whom it may concern, My family and I live very close to the proposed "Livingston concrete batch plant" site. After attending today's hearing at the Placer County Planning Depar ...

Concrete plant owners to hold community meeting

The owners of a proposed concrete plant in the Ophir area are planning a community update meeting to provide more information to concerned residents. James O’Malley, consultan ...

Rules of the road also apply to bikes

I agree whole-heartedly with David Chaddock (Reader Input, July 21) regarding bicycles on Wise Road. I too live on Wise Road. The other day I was the second car in a line of car ...

Car crashes, rolls over on Interstate 80 near Auburn

The driver of a car that crashed into an embankment then rolled over Tuesday morning on busy Interstate 80 was able to walk away. The car struck a big rig on westbound I-80 shortly ...

Supes must listen to public on concrete plant

Our county supervisors are not listening! County Supervisor Jim Holmes recently stated that the concerns of the Ophir-area residents need to be heard, but “we (county supervisors ...

Car catches fire on I-80

Emergency crews responded to a car fire on Interstate 80 Saturday afternoon. The dispatch center received multiple 911 calls at about 1:38 p.m. reporting that a green sedan or sp ...