Rochelle Jenkins

Auburn Journal Newsmakers: Rochelle Jenkins

Next weekend the barbecues will be billowing smoke and people will be looking to getaway for one last trip as the official end of summer — the Labor Day holiday — rolls in. Bu ...

Storm to bring much-needed snow, rain

February brought a generous share of sunny days and mild temperatures but it’s leaving with a smacking reminder that there’s still another month of winter in store. A system th ...

Stormy week to bring low snow levels

Winter’s back. By Thursday, snow levels will drop to 1,500 to 2,000 feet, according to Angus Barkhuff, forecaster with the National Weather Service office in Sacramento. A stron ...

Gold Run rest stop reopens

To the relief of many motorists, Interstate 80’s popular Gold Run rest stop is opening again after being closed for more than a year for renovations. And part of the blame for t ...

Highway 49 road improvements OK’d between Grass Valley and Auburn

A narrow stretch of Highway 49 between Auburn and Grass Valley is getting $1 million for a safety upgrade. The California Transportation Commission approved the funding on Thursda ...

I-80 nightly truck, bus escort begins

Less than a week into its rehabilitation of Interstate 80, Caltrans is now escorting trucks through a detour after a semi tipped over on the route. The Get Across 80 campaign, whi ...