American River confluence

Nature's beauty will cost you

Early Monday afternoon, Paul Goss and his family were ready to cool off on the banks of the American River.Goss, of Roseville, and his new bride have been coming to the American Ri ...

Community made a day of sprucing up the confluence

The inaugural Great Sierra River Cleanup took out the trash in 22 counties, including Placer. Sponsored by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, Saturday’s garbage pickup drew an estim ...

Use ‘light’ on newly restored river stretch

Suppose you open a new stretch of river to boaters and nobody comes? After another year of light use, people are asking whether the American River in the canyon below Auburn has a ...

Some Auburn State Recreation Area parking will jump to $10 next week

The Auburn State Recreation Area’s wild and scenic canyon experience is getting pricier. New pay-to-park fees of up to $10 are due for a soft launch this September at choice tra ...

Sex on the beach: Craigslist fostering hook-ups at the American River near Auburn

Craigslist is spreading the word over the Internet that a stretch of the American River recently reopened to boaters near Auburn is a great place for open-air sexual encounters. A ...

Sacramento man life-flighted from American River confluence

A 23-year-old Sacramento man was life-flighted from the American River confluence in Auburn Friday for injuries related to a near drowning. Krupen Amin was spotted floating aroun ...