Ophir Road

Media Life: Top 10 Auburn Area Backroads to entice open-road fever

Highway 49. And Interstate 80. You know the routine and the routes. Get on one of those two highways and you’re soon up to speed at a fine clip – give or take a few tr ...

9,000 lose power after car splinters high-voltage pole

A car left the road and slammed head-on Tuesday into a power pole on Ophir Road, snapping the support for a 60,000 kilovolt transmission line feeding thousands of foothills homes. ...

Media Life: Placer’s Highway 40 stretch gets new monument in Ophir

Take a detour off the smooth textures of  Interstate 80 and onto Ophir Road near Auburn and you’ll soon get an inkling for how automobile travel felt and sounded like in ...

Suspected driver in Auburn I-80 tow-truck death arrested

AUBURN CA - A Newcastle man was behind bars Monday on charges that he hit a tow-truck driver with his car and fled the scene last week in Auburn. Christopher Michael Keller, 25, ...