American River

Stop whining about $10 fee

I have watched for years the abuse of the areas surrounding the American River, as it has been a dumping ground for trash, household appliances, mattresses, etc., and periodical cl ...

River shares her love freely

Why should we be charged $10 to enjoy the beauty of our American River that Mother Nature has provided us (“Nature’s beauty will cost you,” Journal, June 26)? Th ...

Our View: River run should focus on the rapids, not the nudity

When you live in a region rich with natural beauty and plenty of recreational opportunities, it brings out all kinds of people seeking to recreate in their own way ? some a little ...

Noon Hour Update: Nude beach and rafters; Del Oro swimmer going for Olympic trials

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Tuesday editio ...

Deadline application for special hunts is June 2

If you’ve procrastinated and haven’t bought your 2012-13 hunting license and applied for any of the state’s special hunts, time is running out. The Department of ...

Great fishing at Almanor: state's second-largest manmade lake

Lake Almanor sits at 4,500-feet elevation, at the foot of Mount Lassen. At its widest point, Lake Almanor is 13 miles wide and six miles long.While it’s the second-largest ma ...

Death serves as safety reminder along American River

The American River has been utilized by gold miners, power companies and has served as a water source for towns and cities along the way. It can also be used for recreational activ ...

Boats: Blowing out gas fumes is a must; having a fire extinguisher is a must-have

The sky has cleared. We’ve had some breezy days, but those, too, have decreased.The honey-do list grows, the garden gets planted, the lawn mowed, and people are eager to get ...

Noon Hour Update: Rafter dies on the American River; Auburn Walmart project update; mobile home park update and dentist faces accusations

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Tuesday editio ...

Permit required for August hunt in wildlife area, Zone A

It’s maybe 130 miles south to the Upper and Lower Cottonwood Creek and the San Luis Reservoir wildlife area in western Merced County.That’s not so bad. I travel farther ...

Ocean salmon fishing to open May 1 in north coast waters

Horse Mountain to the Oregon border encompasses the mouth of the Klamath River region, Crescent City, Humboldt Bay and Shelter Cove.While the rest of the state’s ocean waters ...

DFG offers new incentive for becoming a hunter instructor

Any person wishing to go hunting in California for the first time must attend and pass a hunter education course. That means there is a continuing need for instructors.Instructors ...

Great to see cooperation

I read with great interest the guest editorial by Supervisor (Robert) Weygandt on Monday Feb. 27 (“Regional plan best way to address wastewater options.”) It appears that all t ...

Bly Tunnel valve at Eagle Lake is shut and locked

For years, water has flowed from the Bly Tunnel at Eagle Lake, feeding Willow Creek. There is and has not been a fishery at Willow Creek. The water that flowed down primarily was u ...

Crawdads (mini lobsters) are fun to catch, great to eat

Some people call the little critters crawdads; others call them crayfish or mudbugs. In reality, it’s a little freshwater mini lobster.Some people use live crawdads for bait. ...