American River

Car wash Saturday at Chana to aid family of drowning victim Noe Rodriquez

A car-wash fundraiser to help defray funeral costs for the family of American River drowning victim Noe Antonio Rodriguez will be held Saturday. Rodriquez, 21, was swept underwate ...

Sewers: What enters must exit

What goes into the sewer eventually ends up at the city of Colfax’s wastewater treatment plant. The treatment plant is a complex biological facility. In order to maintain a goo ...

Missing swimmer’s body found

Placer County Sheriff’s Department recovered the body of missing swimmer, Noe Antonio Rodriguez, from the American River Saturday afternoon, according to Sheriff’s spokeswoman ...

Body from river ID’d as Auburn teen

Placer Sheriff’s coroner released the identity of an Auburn teen whose body was found in the American River over the weekend. On Saturday, a Placer Sheriff’s helicopter crew ...

Body found in American River

Sheriff’s officials are attempting to identify a man whose body was found in the American River this weekend. Saturday afternoon, a Placer County Sheriff’s helicopter crew sp ...

Our View: Amgen Tour puts Auburn in center of cycling universe

Western States and Tevis? Meet your new sibling, Amgen. The Amgen Tour of California is coming to the streets of Auburn, providing the community with another platform to leverage ...

2004: Year of the 'wardrobe malfunction,' presidential election, lethal tsunamis and Auburn loses soldiers in Iraq

A look back at the aughts Editor’s note: The Journal shares some notable events that occurred in the last decade of Auburn’s history. 2004 gave us the trivial magnified lar ...

Authorities retrieve body from base of Foresthill Bridge Monday

The body of an unidentified man was found at the base of the Foresthill Bridge Monday afternoon. Cal Fire Battalion Chief Jeff Brand said officials responded to a call of a person ...

Another View: Cold week creates some challenges

This has been an extraordinary week of snow, ice and cold. It’s also been a historic time for local high school football programs. Living in this community, as well as reporting ...

$70-million retrofit?

The towering Foresthill Bridge is due for a $70-million facelift this spring that will not only toughen its support structure but renew some of the span’s sparkle. And while Pla ...