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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 ...

Interstate 80 construction shutting down for snow season

With snowstorms already starting to pound the upper Sierra, much-traveled Interstate 80 is saying ‘goodbye’ to construction crews and ‘welcome back’ to throngs of skiers. C ...

Loomis-area roadwork motoring along

Roadwork may bring improvements, but it can be a real nuisance for drivers. Many Loomis Basin roads are under construction and Placer County Transportation Planning Agency and Cal ...

Loomis, Rocklin to fight Caltrans

Loomis and Rocklin are getting together and it’s not in a courtroom. Rocklin councilman Peter Hill calls it a “new era” of cooperation and Loomis mayor Gary Liss calls it ...

High-tech Recovery Act road project aids Placer County motorists

Federal stimulus funds for traffic sensors are aiding Placer County commuters on Highway 65. Located under the pavement, the sensors provide real-time information for Caltrans at ...