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Three Auburn firefighter spots to open
Thursday Jul 30 2015
The acceptance of more than half a million federal dollars will open up three firefighter positions and return the Auburn Fire Department to 2014 staffing levels. Auburn City Coun ...
Reader Input: Pooch’s gratitude as deep as canyon
Tuesday Mar 24 2015
I want to thank everyone who helped look for me while I was lost in the American River Canyon last Friday. My people told me that they ran into several very nice folks who promis ...
Cell phone app lights way to Auburn canyon rescue
Friday Feb 27 2015
In what is being considered a first for an Auburn State Recreation Area rescue, a cell phone’s flashlight app was used to help stranded hikers guide searchers. The app-aided ...
Trail cycling world focuses on Auburn area
Thursday Feb 26 2015
The Auburn State Recreation Area’s trail-biking reputation will be in the spotlight March 7 when a major manufacturer brings in pros and serious cyclists for a leg of its Lef ...
New Cal Fire unit chief takes the helm
Tuesday Jan 06 2015
From his large wooden desk at the Auburn Cal Fire headquarters, George Morris III has an eagle’s eye view of the fire-prone American River Canyon he is now tasked with protec ...
Agencies practice water rescues
Thursday Dec 18 2014
Placer County Sheriff’s deputies and Cal Fire rescue crews worked together to remove a colleague during a swift water rescue training at the confluence of the American River ...
My encounter with a shooting suspect
Tuesday Oct 28 2014
On Friday, October 24, my son, dog Kipper, a Golden Retriever, and I took a walk at noon on the canal trail that I walk with Kipper several times a week. This trail runs along the ...
Applegate Fire holds at canyon
Sunday Oct 12 2014
Potential storm systems and terrain are on the minds of fire officials and their crews as they work toward containment of the Applegate Fire. The fire started Wednesday afternoon ...
All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, 1964
Wednesday Sep 24 2014
Wind-whipped forest fire blackens 4,000 acres A recurring forest fire which started near Butcher Ranch on the Auburn-Foresthill Road about 4 p.m. Saturday and blackened more than ...
Placer County coroner probes cause of canyon death near Auburn
Friday Aug 29 2014
A cause had not been determined Thursday in the death of a Nevada County man whose body was discovered Tuesday in the American River canyon near Auburn. A Placer County Sheriff&rs ...
Another View: On firestorms, public policy and the Big Mo
Wednesday Jul 30 2014
Watching the devastating impacts on human beings as the Sand Fire swept through the borderlands of Amador and El Dorado counties, it reminded me that momentum is a powerful force i ...
Happy ending in search for horse rider near Auburn
Wednesday Jun 11 2014
With temperatures soaring into the triple digits Tuesday afternoon and concerns surrounding the owner of a riderless, saddled horse spotted running in the American River canyon nea ...
Highway 49, 193 road closures coming in June
Sunday May 18 2014
A portion of Highway 49 in the American River canyon below Auburn, known for its tight turns and mangled guard rails, is in line for a major safety overhaul by Caltrans. And with ...
Reader Input: Horse people need to lighten up, share
Thursday Apr 03 2014
What is it with these horse people (“User groups still at odds over bike park location,” Journal, April 2)? They feel they have the divine right of kings as the only on ...
Another View: Building the Auburn Dam still isn’t the right call
Friday Mar 28 2014
On March 2, guest columnist Tom McClintock made it clear that he was reopening the Auburn Dam proposal (“California Water: It’s the storage presenting the problem,&rdqu ...
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