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Highway 49 broadside crash in Auburn traps driver, injures two

A woman is lucky to be alive after her truck was broadsided by a larger vehicle today on busy, rain-slickened Highway 49 in Auburn. The accident – which left the driver of the s ...

Storm moves in: Placer County offers pointers to get through the worst of it

The Auburn area held up well Monday under the first of a series of heavy rain and wind storms expected to roar through the foothills this week. The rain started coming down in shee ...

Wet weather coming back to Auburn

Don’t put those umbrellas away just yet. Mother Nature took a brief break Monday after saturating Auburn and the foothills the past few days. The rain returns today and continu ...

Storms bring soaking rains

Auburn got a one-two weather punch Friday and Saturday, with wind and rains expected to wind down today. But unlike the Arctic blast of snow and ice early in the week, the back-t ...

Big, blustery storm expected to soak Auburn area

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 ...

Forecast to rain out sunny days

The sunny skies Auburn residents enjoyed Monday are supposed to be clouded over by Tuesday afternoon. For the remainder of the week and into the weekend, the foothills area is ex ...

Auburn more than 9 inches short of rain

The greater Auburn area is more than nine inches below normal rainfall for this time of year. A storm expected Thursday and Friday could help a little, but it will take much more ...

Ski resorts dumped with almost 3 feet of snow

While the Sierra ski resorts enjoyed a fresh coat of snow this weekend, forecasters say the area is still dry for this time of year. “We’re definitely in the hole,” said Ka ...

Snow, rain on tap for winter’s first day

Wintry weather is expected today in the Auburn area — just in time to usher in the first day of winter. While blowing snow and spinouts continued in the Sierra Friday and Saturd ...

Storm leads to crashes but no end to fire season

Slick roads contributed to a rash of spinouts and wayward autos overnight Friday as the Auburn-area foothills was buffeted by the first rainstorm of the season. The National Weath ...