rocks

Call to readers: How was your experience on I-80 rock chip claims?

The $3.9 million resurfacing project on Interstate 80 through Auburn included reports of a spate of damaged windshields from kicked up rocks. Caltrans and the contractor – Chicoâ ...

Freeway work chipping off drivers

A $3.9 million project to resurface a 2-mile stretch of Interstate 80 through Auburn has turned into a mini business bonanza for the people who replace auto windshields. A Caltran ...

Colfax I-80 rock-throwing teen’s Christmas wish not granted by judge

There will be no Christmas Day out of jail for one of three former Colfax High School students convicted of assault charges stemming from an Interstate 80 overpass rock-throwing in ...

Our View: DA owes the community explanation

The story of the three Colfax teens who threw rocks off an Interstate 80 overpass has come to an end. Hunter Perez — who is also known as Hunter Owens —Samuel Quinlan and Sean ...

DA: Alcohol, partying preceded Colfax I-80 overpass rock assault

More details have emerged in the Placer County District Attorney’s case against three Colfax High School students charged with throwing rocks and other objects off an Interstate ...

Reader relives his rock scare

I was on the receiving end of a load of rocks dumped from an overpass. This happened in the mid-1980s when I was commuting from Dekalis, Ill. to Kansas City, Mo., just outside K.C. ...

Between a rock and a hard place: Questions surround Placer DA charges for Colfax youths

Did District Attorney Brad Fenocchio go too far in the case of three Colfax-area youths his office has elevated to adult court from the juvenile justice system? Or is it a case of ...

Emotions high as I-80 rock, barricade-tossing case back in court

Emotions ran high outside a North Auburn courtroom Wednesday as injured victim Jose Palomera called on legal authorities to “send a message” to young people who throw debris of ...

Three youths in court on I-80 overpass rock-throwing, barrier-tossing assault charges

Three former Colfax High School football players made their first appearance in court Monday on assault charges connected to a bizarre July 26 incident when gravel, rocks and a bar ...