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School bus catches fire on Blue Oaks Boulevard

A school bus caught fire Friday afternoon on Blue Oaks Boulevard just west of Foothills Boulevard in Roseville, delaying traffic for more than half an hour while emergency responde ...

School bus crashes through fence into backyard

A school bus tore through a fence and into a backyard off of Boscal Circle and Richardson Drive in Auburn early Monday morning. David Martinez, spokesman for the California Highway ...

Students OK after bus/big rig crash in Loomis

LOOMIS, CA — No one was injured this morning when a tractor-trailer truck hit a school bus carrying Loomis Union School District children, according to officer Rich Schweiger, wi ...

State may slash school bus funds

It was uplifting to read recent articles in the Auburn Journal about community members providing much-needed financial support for sports teams at Placer High School. May I suggest ...

Rolling billboard spells out crash victim’s DUI warning

Sally Palmer Dawley’s hand-printed warnings to drivers are taped to the rear window of her Ford F-250. And with slogans like “I survived – head-on crash – his DUI” and ...

Stop when the red lights flash

Last week around 3 p.m. as I drove down Luther Road toward Bowman, I was behind a school bus. As the bus pulls over it engages the red flashing lights and stop sign. This means st ...

Bring back the school buses

I am a senior citizen living in Auburn who doesn’t drive. I use the public bus often and am very happy with their services, especially when I do my “heavy shopping,” milk, ju ...

Teach children to get around

My, my, how times have changed — as reflected by the recent article about the Auburn school bus that drops kids off at the entrance to the affluent Vintage Oaks development in So ...

Bus is nice, but not for the taxpayers

We used the school bus this year to transport our first-grader. We are very happy with the service provided. We found the drivers to be professional, kind and good at managing the ...

Cuts could put brake on buses

This is a heads up to all parents who depend on the big yellow school bus to get your kids to and from school. You might want to prepare yourselves to transport your own kids to a ...