Pilot Hill

Pilot Hill search connected to fleeing driver

A search that closed off roads Thursday in the Pilot Hill area of El Dorado County was connected to a fleeing motorist from a California Highway Patrol pursuit that started in Amad ...

Roads closed in Pilot Hill area for manhunt

1:50 p.m. UPDATE Jan. 21 A search in the Pilot Hill area was unable to locate the man authorities were looking for today. The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office was advising re ...

Crash kills Greenwood driver in Pilot Hill

The 79-year-old driver of a pickup was killed after the vehicle slid off Salmon Falls Road in Pilot Hill and crashed. According to the Highway Patrol report, the crash took place ...

Reader Input: Reader’s God is not perfect

A lot of people believe that the ills of society can be cured by bringing God back into the public square. I ask, which God? Is it the Gods of ancient Rome? Where is Thor? Maybe ...

Reader Input: Religion a cancer on our planet

A recent letter by one Dorothy Van Huff and others discuss the aspect of religion on our society and the “benefit” of worship (“Don't put blame on religion,&r ...

All Those Years Ago … from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Dec. 17 and 24, 1964

Great stone face campaign brings ideas of all sorts The campaign to rid downtown Auburn of the Great Stone Face – the big blank wall on the Post Office addition – cont ...

Reader Input: US sensitive, thus weaker

This could never happen in the U.S.A. If indeed it is true and we don’t know for sure, that 90 percent of the people in Crimea voted to go back to Russia’s influence or ...

Canine cancer awareness drives Pilot Hill woman

PILOT HILL – Tinkerbell, a bright-eyed Pembroke Welsh Corgi, was showing signs of trouble. Margot Farrelly was noticing the dog’s stool was bloody and the 8-year-old&r ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Promoting cancer awareness for canines; Medical center for the needy to open soon; Placer County’s crime tips program and the community of Cool

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: One Pilot Hill woman is campaigning for more dog cancer awareness while praising one university’s efforts on the subject. Reporter Gus Thomson wi ...

American River Conservancy hosts mountain bike clinic and ride in Pilot Hill

Grab your helmets, nature lovers, because the American River Conservancy mountain bike clinic and ride is happening next weekend.    The clinic, led by avid hi ...

Something’s brewing in foothills town of Cool

Driving along Highway 49, passing through the quaint town of Cool, one may notice a few new businesses spreading their wings and taking flight. One such place — which put o ...

Investigators: Dementia sufferer may have caused double-fatal Pilot Hill fire

    Evidence points toward the possibility that an occupant suffering from dementia may have unwittingly caused a Pilot Hill house fire that killed the 65-year-old woma ...

Wait over for relatives, friends of Pilot Hill husband, wife who died in house fire

AUBURN CA - The wait is over for relatives and friends of a Pilot Hill couple now identified as the two victims of a house fire. The fire destroyed a 111-year-old home Nov. 18 in ...

Two die in Pilot Hill house fire

  AUBURN CA - Two people were killed Sunday in a house fire that destroyed a century-old Pilot Hill home.   An El Dorado County Fire District spokesman said t ...

Noon Hour Update: Two die in Pilot Hill; Thanksgiving traffic enforcement and hunting for wild mushrooms

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...