Wise Road

Fire scorches 3 acres near Auburn

A late-night fire south of Auburn city limits burned 3 acres of wildland and knocked out power to more than 1,000 homes and businesses before being contained Thursday night. The f ...

Fire guts living quarters in rural Auburn

When Rick O’Reilly saw flames coming from his neighbor’s outbuilding Friday afternoon in rural Auburn, he acted quickly, alerting the 86-year-old man who had been aslee ...

Bicycle confrontations frighten driver

I read with interest the Monday, Sept. 19 Auburn Journal article, “Cyclists, residents debate courtesy on roads.” Unfortunately, this debate goes far beyond courtesy. It’s ab ...

Please return stolen egg sign

Recently, I purchased a sign from my favorite local sign shop, Uptown Signs, to advertise the sale of my family’s extra eggs. Much to my chagrin the sign did not last an entire ...

Campaign 'pedals' bike safety

When it comes to sharing the road, some motorists and bicyclists face a challenge when traveling on the scenic, yet curvy roads that wind through the foothills. This week the Pla ...

Man’s body found in Auburn canal

A man’s body was found in a PG&E canal in Auburn Wednesday morning. The man, a known Auburn-area transient, was found at about 9:30 a.m. next to the strainer gate near Merry Kn ...

Rules of the road also apply to bikes

I agree whole-heartedly with David Chaddock (Reader Input, July 21) regarding bicycles on Wise Road. I too live on Wise Road. The other day I was the second car in a line of car ...

Lawn mower sparks two-acre fire

A lawn mower caused a two-acre fire in an Auburn area pasture Thursday afternoon. Four fire engines and a hand crew were able to contain the afternoon blaze in about 15 minutes, a ...