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Wild weather, winds make driving hazardous

Winds of 36 miles per hour, stronger gusts and heavy rains have downed trees and blown branches on roadways and caused power outages throughout the Loomis Basin. A structure fire w ...

Wild weather week brings new blast of wind, rain, snow to Auburn, foothills, Sierra

Two storms down. Two to go. Auburn and the foothills were buffeted by a second strong storm surge today, with as much as eight-tenths of an inch of rain falling in some areas and s ...

More power outages predicted for Wednesday

Crews are bracing themselves for a bigger storm set to hit the foothills Wednesday. Some Auburn residents lost power Tuesday and an outage made a high school principal think twic ...

Power outage closes Loomis schools

An early morning power outage today forced the closure of three Loomis schools Tuesday and left 2,400 homes temporarily without power. More than 1,000 students got the day off. Acc ...

How is the storm impacting you?

Is your power out? Are you afraid of flooding in your home? How have you prepared for storm weather that is expected to continue this week? The Journal wants to hear your stories ...

Storm moves in: Placer County offers pointers to get through the worst of it

The Auburn area held up well Monday under the first of a series of heavy rain and wind storms expected to roar through the foothills this week. The rain started coming down in shee ...

Winter storm door opens wide Sunday on Auburn, Sierra ski resorts

Mountain biker Travis Emerson took to the trails at the American River confluence near Auburn to get in one last long ride before the storm door opens wide this coming week. At th ...

Dream house up for grabs

The Ronald McDonald House Charities is raffling away a $1.7 million dream house in the Granite Bay Los Lagos neighborhood. The 4,900 square foot Mediterranean estate sits on one a ...