Powerhouse Road

They called him ‘Big Dip’ (and smiled when they said it)

Frank Dependener lived up to his nickname of “Big Dip.” He was 6-feet-7-inches tall and broad-shouldered and was one of Auburn’s most colorful lawmen. He and Sh ...

Workers repair site of Newcastle mudslide

Crews were working Monday to permanently stabilize the site of a mudslide that occurred Saturday night in Newcastle, one effect of last weekend’s storm. “The whole hill came ...

Thanks for less tree, more road

Thank you Placer County Road Department for trimming the tree around 9430 Powerhouse Road! We are all feeling a bit safer passing through the narrow roadway! PATTY GIBSON, Newcast ...