snow

Increasing snowpack a welcome sight at resorts

Recent snowfall in the Sierra left behind 20 inches of fresh snow and travelers ready to hit the slopes. “We are heading up from San Francisco to get in some skiing,” ...

Rain fails to ease Placer’s drought pain

A light dusting of snow on some of the highest peaks in the Sierra on Tuesday may have provided a picture-perfect site for motorists passing over Donner Summit in the rain. But t ...

After 25 years, Auburn’s Boards N Motion closing its doors

After a quarter-century, a business that has helped give Auburn a renegade-cool fashion sense is closing its doors. Board N Motion, owned by Wendy Woodward, has its “going o ...

Spring storm brings April showers to Auburn, snow to Colfax, Foresthill

April showers arrived with a vengeance in Auburn while the high country was crowned Tuesday with a fresh layer of snow. For Auburn-based Mid-Placer Transportation Agency – t ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Search continues for missing runner in Foresthill; Snow drops in the foothills

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The search for a missing runner in the Foresthill area continues. Read our latest update here. Reporter Amy Lobenberg is checking in on the search thro ...

Storm door opens wider. But is it enough to bust drought?

The storm door is opening again this weekend on Auburn and the Sierra high country, renewing hope that Mother Nature will be moving in to elbow out drought concerns. But questions ...

Rain on way, near-record temperatures departing Auburn, Placer

Rain is back in the forecast, providing more hope that drought conditions that have been parching the Auburn-area foothills and California will ease. According to AccuWeather.com, ...

Storm rains 8 inches on Auburn but drought still on

The Auburn area experienced the first major rainstorm of the season over the weekend, with just over 8 inches falling from Thursday to Monday. Sunday represented the peak of a sto ...

Wet skies bring relief to ski resorts

As they roll shadowy and showering over the foothills, storm clouds are bringing with them a silver lining for mountain resorts to the north. The rains falling in Auburn on Thursd ...

Snow on horizon doesn’t cloud parade plans

Three to five inches of snow is expected to accumulate in town tonight, and Auburn city officials and emergency personnel are gearing up for the crowds attending weekend festivitie ...