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Freight train kills man lying on Union Pacific railroad tracks in Auburn

An Auburn man reported by authorities to have been lying on the Union Pacific railroad tracks late Wednesday was killed when he was struck by a westbound freight train. The victim ...

Stage is set for Raise 80 overcrossing construction in Loomis

A staging area for the local Caltrans’ Raise 80 project has been set up next to Interstate 80 at Horseshoe Bar Road. Caltrans plans to raise the vertical clearance to 16 feet ...

Two fires in two days near Auburn school, Union Pacific tracks

Two fires on two consecutive days at roughly the same time near an Auburn school are raising concerns of neighbors and fire officials. Auburn Fire crews extinguished fires on a va ...

Fire chars 20 acres on English Colony Way in Penryn

A wildland fire near train tracks in the Penryn area burned approximately 20 acres Saturday evening. The blaze broke out as several spot fires at about 5:40 p.m. at Sierra College ...