Taylor Road

I-80 closure at Loomis needs one day, not two

There was no need for two days of detours off Interstate 80 onto Taylor Road after all. Caltrans had planned to detour traffic overnight Tuesday and Wednesday but with work to rai ...

Reader Input: Road project creates carnage

Your headline, “Placer County’s rural Taylor Road becomes temporary interstate freeway,” (Journal, April 22) almost says it all. What you didn’t mention i ...

Placer County’s rural Taylor Road becomes temporary interstate freeway

Traffic was to take a detour off Interstate 80 in Placer County this morning and again, overnight into Thursday, turning Taylor Road once again into a major thoroughfare. Caltrans ...

Speed cause of another rollover near Newcastle

Scattered logs and damaged trucks tell the tale of yet another rollover on Highway 193 near Newcastle. For the second time in recent months a fully-loaded logging truck has topple ...

Motorcycle crashes into horse in Newcastle

NEWCASTLE – A motorcyclist was seriously injured early Monday morning in Newcastle when he collided with a horse on the road. California Highway Patrol Officer David Martine ...

Workers save dazed raptor

Commendations to the South Placer Municipal Utility District employees who, on Sept. 13, stopped on Taylor Road to pick up an injured hawk, sitting seemingly stunned, alongside the ...

Lit cigarette can wreak havoc

Yesterday I had pulled off Taylor Road to answer a phone call. I observed a middle-aged lady, in an older gold Mercedes, toss a lit cigarette out her window, as she pulled into Cha ...

Development to destroy rural community

As people of the unincorporated areas of the county, areas such as Penryn, Newcastle and Ophir, it has long been known that we reside under the whims and influences of the (Placer) ...

I-80/SR 65 Interchange project moves ahead

Some residents are still reeling from the idea the Taylor Road interchange could go away with a new construction project to improve the Interstate 80/State Route 65 interchange. ...

NSD awarded a ‘license to ruin’

Why and how does Newcastle Sanitary District get a license to ruin our neighborhood, yet answer to no one? They’ve started construction on a pipeline that will take sewage from t ...

Proposed exit closure raises concerns

City and county officials are considering a recommendation from Caltrans to eliminate the Taylor Road/Pacific Street Interstate 80 off-ramp in Roseville but area business leaders p ...

Business brains working in Loomis

Many residents of Loomis may not be able to notice the current economic environment of Loomis downtown businesses by just driving down Taylor Road. But our business community has b ...

Newcastle man faces arrest after high-speed chase

A Newcastle man led police on a high-speed chase that ended in a collision in Loomis Thursday. Wilson H. Kevorkian, 24, will most likely face charges of evading a police officer a ...

Bicyclists need to follow traffic rules, Sheriff’s say

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is planning enforcement campaigns in response to complaints of bicyclists failing to obey traffic rules. “It’s hard to argue that bicyclin ...

Lasting impressions: Auburn's vintage signs are roadside attractions

The big, bold and splashy Lou La Bonte’s restaurant sign is a stylish throwback to a time when cars had fins, the road across Donner Summit was winding Highway 40 and you’d get ...