overpass

Interstate 80 overpass jumper injured at Newcastle

A man jumped from the Newcastle overpass onto Interstate 80 and apparently survived not only the fall Friday but avoided being run over by westbound traffic. Don Holter, an Auburn ...

Our View: DA owes the community explanation

The story of the three Colfax teens who threw rocks off an Interstate 80 overpass has come to an end. Hunter Perez — who is also known as Hunter Owens —Samuel Quinlan and Sean ...

DA: Alcohol, partying preceded Colfax I-80 overpass rock assault

More details have emerged in the Placer County District Attorney’s case against three Colfax High School students charged with throwing rocks and other objects off an Interstate ...

Reader relives his rock scare

I was on the receiving end of a load of rocks dumped from an overpass. This happened in the mid-1980s when I was commuting from Dekalis, Ill. to Kansas City, Mo., just outside K.C. ...

Between a rock and a hard place: Questions surround Placer DA charges for Colfax youths

Did District Attorney Brad Fenocchio go too far in the case of three Colfax-area youths his office has elevated to adult court from the juvenile justice system? Or is it a case of ...

Bridge-raising project still under fire

Caltrans officials said Horseshoe Bar Road may be closed for as little as 10 days during bridge raising, which Loomis Fire says is still too long. Bridge closures of up to 60 days ...

Teens should get warning

Re: “Let’s hear all the facts of rock-throwing incident first,” (Our View, Aug. 20). I think they shouldn’t be so hard on these teenagers. They probably weren’t thinking ...

Keep teens busy, but not on overpass

This letter is referring to the article in the Aug. 17 Journal concerning teens and the rock-tossing incident. Our freeway overpasses are an invitation to such things as suicides ...