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Workers repair site of Newcastle mudslide

Crews were working Monday to permanently stabilize the site of a mudslide that occurred Saturday night in Newcastle, one effect of last weekend’s storm. “The whole hill came ...

Storm soaks Auburn, more rain on way for parched Placer

AUBURN CA - A late-winter storm drenched Auburn, with almost three inches of rain soaking the foothills by early Wednesday. After several months of near-drought conditions, Auburn ...

Storm to bring much-needed snow, rain

February brought a generous share of sunny days and mild temperatures but it’s leaving with a smacking reminder that there’s still another month of winter in store. A system th ...

Sierra snowstorm buoys Placer tire chain, ski industry hopes

AUBURN CA - A year ago, Applegate chain seller Chris Brown was basking in a wintry season that produced record snow totals and a virtual avalanche of business. Brown, owner of App ...

Massive oak crushes SUV

A huge oak tree fell in the yard of a King Road home Thursday afternoon, coming to rest on a GMC SUV that was unoccupied. Friday morning, the home's resident and a helper had chain ...

Piling it on: Rain, wind, snow pummel Auburn, Sierra

The wind and rain kept on coming Thursday, buffeting Auburn and environs in the latest of a series of winter storms expected to continue into the weekend. And while that translate ...

Spring storm dumps large hail

A spring storm turned into a local weather event on Tuesday evening. Ominous black clouds brought thunder, lightening and dropped pea-size hail in parts of rural Loomis. More storm ...

Deep powder, no power in wake of Arctic blast

The mixed blessings of a harsh blast of winter weather Friday left thousands without power in Colfax and Foresthill – and ski resorts exulting over a deep deposit of fresh powder ...

Weekend series of storms brings low snow, crashes, spinouts

A strong storm brought heavy rain to Auburn and snow to higher elevations of the foothills Saturday night. At 10 p.m. Saturday, the California Highway Patrol website was reportin ...

Worst of storms, best of storms: TV news reports live from the Sierra

It’s standard local TV news fare as winter rolls in and the snow begins to pile up in the Sierra. Auburnites see the familiar microwave transmitter trucks slogging their way in t ...

Wind, rain wreak havoc in Rocklin

Rocklin residents came home to uprooted trees and damage from the strong storm wind gusts this week. According to the National Weather Service, wind speed varied from 25 to 40 mil ...

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 ...

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 ...