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Hazardous tanker-car fire threat not just in Lincoln?

The blaring sound of a freight-train horn is a familiar one for Auburn residents. According to Union Pacific, an average of 25 trains a day travel on the two tracks that run throug ...

Texas firefighting team jets in to battle Lincoln rail-tanker blaze

Outside help – including a hotshot crew of tanker fire experts from Texas – was helping Lincoln deal Wednesday with a potentially catastrophic propane fire in a railway tank ca ...

Chief: Expect black clouds of smoke this evening

Fire officials say residents could be back in their homes as soon as this morning. A mandatory evacuation of 4,800 downtown homes and businesses took place following a tanker fir ...

Placer court considers limited service days

The Superior Court of Placer County is considering closing most of its courtrooms for 12 days this year in an effort to save money. The ongoing state fiscal crisis has resulted ...

Legislature changes only thing to help with ADA lawsuits, business owner says

Local business owners and a Sacramento-based grassroots organization are hoping to stop lawsuit abuse. The California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, or CALA, held a meeting on th ...

Auburn man pleads not guilty in alleged bomb threat case

An Auburn man is moving forward in a case involving an alleged bomb threat in a building in Miami that houses the German and Israeli consulates. William Michael Rolland, 52, an Au ...

Looking Back

50 Years Ago August 25,1961 Several race horses were saved as a barn on Bankhead Road was destroyed by a fire. Mrs. Sue Hansen hosted the Mustn't Miss Bridge Club meeting. Memb ...

Auburn man facing DUI, vehicle theft charges after Agard Street crash

An Auburn man is in jail and facing several charges after a crash on Agard Street left his car in flames and emergency responders trying to free him from the car. Patrick Jonaltho ...

Sign measures new pool donations

Del Oro High School swimmers stand next to a fundraising board for the new aquatic center. Pictured, from left are Jessica Westlake, Morgan Callahan, Chris McCormick, Brian Westlak ...