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Storms bring Sierra fire risk

An energy packed storm system has weather watchers and the state’s fire agency looking toward the Sierra Nevada for lightning strikes this weekend and into next week. Thunde ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, April 23 and 30, 1964

Bicycling, peace-seeking Hindu stops here after 190,000 miles By Joe Carroll His face burned black by the sun and wind of six continents, Misreelal Jaiswal passed through Aubur ...

Reader Input: Oil shipments may despoil our region

I have a comment or two regarding the front-page article in the Auburn Journal (“Region on track for more crude-oil rail traffic,” April 3). The article states that U ...

Snow expectations in Sierra bolster hopes for midwinter water storage turnaround

Rain was falling Wednesday in Auburn, and snow by the foot was expected in the upper elevations of the Sierra. But the return to wintry weather after nearly two months of mild te ...

Reader Input: Time to deliver homegrown bike park

I will probably never use a bike park, nor will most of my contemporaries who are of the boomer generation or older. Yet, somehow, we can appreciate how a bike park would benefit o ...

Reader Input: There is a solution for addiction

This letter is directed to all of you who are suffering with the disease of addiction. Whether it is alcohol, drugs, gambling, spending, it all stems from untreated mental illness ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Nov. 28 and Dec. 5, 1963

Volunteers gather to finish murdered patrolman’s house Family to be in by Christmas By Joe Carroll They used to think of Truckee as a tough railroad town. If the truth ...

Auburn once had a thriving Chinatown

In 1983 the Auburn Journal noted that “Old Auburn alone in the hills is almost the sole heir of (Chinese) memories. Here in small houses on a hillside, a few Chinese remain.& ...

Sinkhole snarls traffic on I-80 near Truckee

A sinkhole in the center median of Interstate 80 near Donner Pass Road in Truckee closed the No. 1 lanes in both directions early Friday morning, causing traffic delays. Caltrans ...

Sierra landslide forces I-80 to close near California-Nevada state line

  TRUCKEE (AP) — Interstate 80 has been closed in both directions near the California-Nevada state line after flash flooding from Sierra thunderstorms sent rock ...

NASCAR Sonoma champ Bowyer to appear at Save Mart in Sacramento

The NASCAR Sprint Cup weekend at Sonoma Raceway isn’t for another three weeks, but defending Toyota/Save Mart 350 champion Clint Bowyer will be in Sacramento on Monday for an ...

Truckee chef, Cool native, says national honor creates buzz

  Jacob Burton of Cool said it didn’t surprise him to learn that he did not come out on top of the voting for The People’s Best New Chef in the country, an award ...

Cool native Jacob Burton up for Food & Wine top new chef award

Being a top chef in Truckee comes with some challenges for Cool native Jacob Burton. Apparently, getting national exposure is not one of them. Burton, 29, is one of 100 chefs nat ...

Reader Input: Blessed with gifts that keep on giving

I had no intention of living in the Auburn area when I left Truckee during a snowstorm on Dec. 6, 1993. I really didn’t know where I was headed. But through the grace of Go ...

Hydrologist: Truckee River flood threat could be lower

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A National Weather Service hydrologist says a powerful storm is colder than expected and is bringing more snow and less rainfall than forecast, blunting the ...