American River

Reader Input: Trail site poor choice for track

Auburn Recreation District (ARD) is developing a pump track for mountain bikes (“ARD unanimously OKs bike park location,” Journal, Dec. 20, 2013). This is a good idea ...

Another View: PCWA works to meet stewardship commitments

Managing California’s complex water storage and delivery system is a never-ending balancing act between supply, demand and environmental considerations — especially dur ...

Snow expectations in Sierra bolster hopes for midwinter water storage turnaround

Rain was falling Wednesday in Auburn, and snow by the foot was expected in the upper elevations of the Sierra. But the return to wintry weather after nearly two months of mild te ...

Reader Input: Folsom Lake a moonscape

I have been reading about the drought conditions and I am amazed that we have not been urged or required to conserve water long before now. I drove in the lake bottom at Folsom Lak ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Food stamp cutback effects in the foothills and Downtown Auburn park upgrade

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: With the recent reduction in funding to the food stamps program, we're looking into how this might affect some foothill-area residents current ...

Reader Input: Manage land to lessen fire losses

When the recent American Fire began on Aug. 10 near Foresthill, a worst case scenario was projected that showed the fire potentially burning most of the North Fork of the Middle Fo ...

Online checks at DFW can yield great results for deer hunting

Have you learned your deer tags weren’t drawn for your favored zone? Now what do you do? Not hunt? What kind of research do you have to do to obtain a deer tag for another zo ...

Lovers' quarrel leads to American River canyon search and rescue

Left on her own in the American River canyon after a quarrel Wednesday with her boyfriend, a Bay Area woman got a helping hand out of the wild from a Placer County sheriff’s ...

Farewell to a friend

Funerals are never a joyous occasion. Attending one for a friend is even further down my list than a visit to the dentist for a root canal. In April, I ventured to the Pacific Nor ...