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New rail connection takes Auburn’s 49ers fans to Santa Clara stadium

A train ride from Auburn to Santa Clara in time for opening kickoff on a Sunday afternoon 49ers game is now a reality under new scheduling the Capitol Corridor rail service has put ...

Reader Input: Oil shipments may despoil our region

I have a comment or two regarding the front-page article in the Auburn Journal (“Region on track for more crude-oil rail traffic,” April 3). The article states that U ...

Auburn, Placer on track for increased crude-oil rail shipments

Local and state leaders are raising concerns about a San Francisco Bay Area refinery’s plan to move as many as 100 train cars of flammable crude oil daily through Northern Ca ...

Witness saw Auburn cyclist panic, try to outride Amtrak train on trestle

AUBURN CA - A cyclist killed after being struck by an Amtrak train on the trestle over Interstate 80 just west of Old Town Auburn was identified Monday by authorities. The Placer C ...

Bold rail-safety statement on track for Placer County

Deaths on the rail right-of-way are a grim fact of life in Auburn. With two tracks travelling through the city and rural outskirts, the sound of the train horn warning interlopers ...

Raising Foresthill Bridge railing to cause traffic delays

Expect some construction-caused delays traveling over the Foresthill Bridge starting late this month, Placer County officials are advising motorists. Starting near the end of Febru ...

Placer supes OK $65 million in Foresthill Bridge contracts

Placer County’s Foresthill Bridge will be repainted and earthquake-proofed by a Martinez bridge construction company. Golden State Bridge Inc. submitted the lowest of five bids ...

Raise bridge rail, save lives

Re: “Raised guard rail on Foresthill Bridge getting closer to reality,” (Journal, Nov. 15). I believe that the Foresthill Bridge rail should be raised. It will keep people fr ...