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Snow closes Foresthill schools as storm pounds Sierra

AUBURN CA - Snow falling in the upper elevations of Placer County closed at least three schools Wednesday. Foresthill elementary, middle and high schools declared a "snow day" and ...

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 ...

Western States course taking a detour

Organizers of the Western States Endurance run figured 100 miles with more than 40,000 feet of climbing and descending in conditions ranging from cold darkness to blazing canyons w ...

Snow falls in Colfax, again

Two inches of late-spring snow fell Sunday morning at the Hubley House, located on Ben Taylor Road, at an elevation of 2,464 feet. It was the home of early-1900s portrait photogra ...

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 ...

Low snow could blanket Auburn

Forget snowball fights and snowmen. With the possibility of some serious snow falling in Auburn on Thursday, Mark Lizotte was reveling in the possibility of taking his snowmobile ...

Downed tree limbs from snowstorm challenge PG&E power restoration bid

More than a foot of snow that fell in the Placer County high country over the weekend is causing power outages for some residents in rural, mountain areas. While Auburn had zero p ...

Be it supernatural or meteorological, Sierra winter forecast looks wet, wild

Batten down the hatches and get the skis out early. Forecasters in both the natural and supernatural world are predicting Auburn and the Sierra are in for a wet, snowy and possibly ...

Thanks for the advice, Gaines

Thank you, California Assemblyman Ted Gaines, so much for outlawing playing in the snow without a helmet.  Heaven knows how I would raise my four children without the help of go ...

Rare snow day delivers a mixed bag to Auburn, foothills

The Auburn area woke up Monday to one of the heaviest snowfalls in recent memory. Auburn was hit hard overnight by a storm that brought freezing temperatures and four inches of th ...