american river

Nude beach threatened by new raft-outfitter presence on American River?

AUBURN CA - Whitewater rafters on a new route opened up on the American River near Auburn have a different landmark some are choosing to avert their eyes from. It?s a nude beach t ...

Authorities look into cause of death of rafter on North Fork American River run

AUBURN CA - A Rohnert Park man has died while whitewater rafting on the North Fork of the American River near Colfax and authorities are looking into the possibility of a fatal hea ...

Rafter dies in North Fork American River

AUBURN CA - A Rohnert Park man has died in the North Fork of the American River near Colfax, while whitewater rafting, authorities have reported. The man has been identified as Sta ...

June completion on improvements to 3-mile tunnel under Auburn

AUBURN CA - Work is nearing completion on a $1.9 million project to give the Placer County Water Agency more accurate information on flows and temperatures of water coming out of t ...

Body found in American River below Foresthill Bridge near Auburn still not ID’d

AUBURN CA - A man whose body was found in the American River below Foresthill Bridge near Auburn remained unidentified Thursday. The Placer County coroner said the man’s body wa ...

ID sought on body of man found in American River near Auburn

AUBURN CA - The Placer County Sheriff's Coroner's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a man whose body was found in the American River Tuesday morning, directly unde ...

Prime North Fork riverfront land near Auburn saved from development

AUBURN CA - A 40-acre swathe of undeveloped canyon land on the North Fork of the American River near Auburn is now under the protective wing of the Placer Land Trust. The non-prof ...

No standstill for Stancliff

Luke Stancliff did not do much chasing in his cross country career at Placer High. He’s still having a tough time getting used to it at the college level. The competition at Amer ...

Memorial Day river, traffic safety stressed

With the American River flowing cold and fast, the state Parks Department is saying that there are plenty of alternative ways to enjoy the Auburn State Recreation Area. Cooler tha ...

Collecting to creating: Auburn man uses tons of American River rock for sculptures

Fifteen years ago, Auburn’s Dave Imgrund picked up the first of his many rocks as he scrambled along the American River shoreline. Each time he returned to the river near the co ...