American River Canyon

Auburn fire threat still high

Auburn residents should not consider themselves safe from fire this summer. Auburn Fire Chief Mark D’Ambrogi said although the recent Project Canyon Safe was a great community ev ...

Another View: Think inside the tinderbox

The Auburn Journal editorial, “2010: Let’s get back to basics” (Jan. 3), noted in reference to the devastating 49 Fire, “If area residents had known what could have happene ...

Our View: Amgen: Let’s make Auburn’s 15 minutes last for many years

Auburn, get ready for your close-up, your 15 minutes of fame, your time in the cycling spotlight. Several months of community preparation, planning and execution will zoom by the ...

The cyclists are coming

The Amgen Tour of California will race through Auburn Sunday, May 16. City officials and business owners are working overtime to make sure everyone is prepared. The Amgen Web sit ...

Our View: Economic plan will require heavy lifting by many

Kudos to Auburn City Councilman Kevin Hanley for shining a light on the Auburn area’s fragmented economic development efforts. Hanley’s unified development plan, which has re ...

Catastrophic Auburn wildfire inspires cooperative solution

Your editorial, “2010: Let’s get back to basics,” (Jan. 3), noted that the “horrific 49 Fire reminded us what can happen when fire, wind and drought conditions mix” and t ...

Big rigs block Highway 49 traffic

Two big rigs stuck in the American River Canyon were causing “severe” back up to Highway 49 traffic late Wednesday afternoon. At about 4:20 p.m., California Highway Patrol of ...

Our View: 2010: Let’s get back to basics on money, water, jobs

If 2009 was the year of the great recession, is 2010 the year of the great recovery? While few economists see the new year bringing robust growth, there are enough positive signs ...

Think Auburn First: Your dollar will go further this season

When you think of Auburn, what comes first to mind? Is it the historic Auburn Courthouse? Maybe the American River Canyon, spanned by the Foresthill Bridge? Is it the friendly pe ...

Soria’s driven to finish a tough road

When Placer High cross country athlete Andrew Soria’s father collapsed and died while running with him, the Auburn teenager faced the challenge of his life. Could he recover and ...