Pg&E

Reader Input: Strange that they buy ads

Why do PG&E and Caltrans advertise on TV? Do we have another choice? These are the same folks who gave us the San Bruno explosion and fire and the Bay Bridge fiasco. Maybe they ...

Reader Input: PG&E funds Fire Safe Councils

It only takes a spark. As California continues to weather one of the most severe droughts on record, the risk of wildfire is a very real and present danger. Cal Fire has already re ...

Reader Input: PG&E sends its tree hackers

Bar the gates, its PG&E tree-hacking season again! At 9 a.m. Friday, May 1, I noticed strange men in reflector vests walking around my Auburn-area property. When I went out t ...

Reader Input: Open plea to NID

I am a teacher at Ophir STEAM Academy. For years, my 8- and 9-year-old students have conducted stream studies of the Auburn Ravine and learned about the salmon native to our area, ...

Reader Input: Hydroelectric generator would help

It is time the residents of Auburn, California and Placer County take an educated look at the benefits of placing a hydroelectric generation facility on the existing Lake Clementin ...

PG&E reports power restored near Placer High School

Fifty-eight Auburn households in the vicinity of Placer High School lost power at 7:14 p.m. Monday. PG&E spokeswoman Jana Morris says that crews working on-site restored power ...

Reader Input: Applegate post office fails in its duty

The U.S. Post Office in Applegate is making my life miserable. It started in April of this year. My family mail is not being delivered. Someone else or the post office is keeping m ...

New lights coming to Auburn Folsom

Following the direction of the Auburn City Council, city staff and Pacific Gas and Electric Company will be moving forward with new lamp posts on one of the city’s major thor ...

Fire scorches 3 acres near Auburn

A late-night fire south of Auburn city limits burned 3 acres of wildland and knocked out power to more than 1,000 homes and businesses before being contained Thursday night. The f ...

4 score and a lot of great memories of foothills

When you’ve hit the age of 80 and still live in Auburn, there’s a lot that you can look back on. There are a lot more people in town, traffic’s faster, prices are ...