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Placer claims success in water-supply protection effort
Friday Aug 24 2012
AUBURN CA - Placer County Water Agency officials are expressing confidence that efforts this month on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relicensing on the Bear and Yuba rivers h ...
Auburn State Recreation Area cleanup tackles trashed canyon sites
Thursday Apr 12 2012
AUBURN CA - Hundreds of volunteers will be taking out the trash in the American River Canyon on Saturday. The Earth Week cleanup brings volunteers together with several organizati ...
PG&E’s Meadow Vista dig to bury power lines
Monday Apr 09 2012
AUBURN CA - A key stretch of Meadow Vista’s Placer Hills Road will be losing its web of overhead cables by the end of the year. Since March, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. crews hav ...
Lack of rainfall signals driest season since 1976-77
Friday Feb 17 2012
AUBURN CA - The water-supply picture for Placer County is growing grimmer. While a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. official has briefed the Placer County Water Agency’s board about c ...
PG&E works to restore power in Placer as winds kick up
Thursday Dec 01 2011
Strong winds were creating pockets of power outages Thursday in Auburn and other areas of Placer County. With winds continuing to peak at 30-40 mph through the foothills and into ...
Piling it on: Rain, wind, snow pummel Auburn, Sierra
Thursday Mar 24 2011
The wind and rain kept on coming Thursday, buffeting Auburn and environs in the latest of a series of winter storms expected to continue into the weekend. And while that translate ...
PG&E help on way for Auburn’s Wise Canal Death Zone
Tuesday Jun 15 2010
Responding to safety concerns in the wake of five recent deaths, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. announced plans today to string potentially life-saving grab cables across Auburn’s Wi ...
Rash of Auburn canal deaths spark homeless camp safety patrols
Monday May 17 2010
A series of unexplained canal deaths in Auburn is sparking Pacific Gas & Electric into action. With five bodies recovered from the Auburn stretch of the Wise Canal in the past 16 ...
Big, blustery storm expected to soak Auburn area
Monday Oct 12 2009
With as much as seven inches of rain expected to pummel the Auburn area on Tuesday, replacement wiper blades have risen to the top of shopping lists again. “This is it – I’m ...
Highway 49 gas leak disrupts traffic, school
Tuesday Jun 03 2008
A ruptured gas pipe on a busy stretch of Highway 49 in Auburn shut down traffic during part of the lunch hour Tuesday and kept students inside a nearby school. The rupture sent wi ...
Blown fuse behind Auburn’s weekend outage
Monday May 19 2008
A blown fuse is being blamed for Saturday afternoon’s power outage over a wide swath of Auburn. The outage stifled air conditioners, knocked out traffic lights at some major Hig ...
Power out after Auburn substation explosion
Saturday May 17 2008
Power was cut to hundreds of customers in Auburn after a substation explosion Saturday. A security guard near the Blocker Drive Pacific Gas & Electric facility heard a popping sou ...
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