Canyon

Slide slows Cool-Auburn canyon crawl commute

The “canyon crawl” commute between Auburn and Cool took on an even slower speed Tuesday when a morning rock slide forced partial closure of a stretch of Highway 49. Th ...

Rain creates heightened Auburn crash conditions

Rain is back in the Auburn forecast, creating slick roads and challenges for drivers on winding, narrow stretches of blacktop. While the rain was far from heavy during the day in ...

Motorcyclist dies in Highway 49 canyon crash in Auburn

A motorcycle rider died late Tuesday in a head-on crash with a pickup on Highway 49 in Auburn. The victim was identified Wednesday by the Placer County Coroner’s Office as T ...