highway 49

The Buttes beckon up at Sierra City

Get away from the intense Sacramento-area heat for a few days. Go up to the 4,200-foot elevation in the lovely mountain town of Sierra City about 2 ½ hours away off of Interstat ...

Another Placer County dam fight?

A dam on the Bear River that would inundate hundreds of acres of seemingly protected foothills oak woodland is finding no support from the Nevada Irrigation District or Placer Land ...

Cemetery sheep 'mowers' give Highway 49 drivers something to chew on

An overgrown lot off Highway 49 in Auburn is getting plenty of double-takes from motorists since a herd of sheep moved in and started chewing away Tuesday. The 25 sheep and one gua ...

Wildfire burns structures, closes Highway 49 in North Auburn

A 275-acre wildland fire burning in North Auburn closed part of Highway 49 and was burning structures and threatening other commercial and residential buildings Sunday afternoon. M ...