American River Confluence

Cal Fire warns of high-risk weather

Northern California may not be under a red-flag warning yet, but Cal Fire spokesmen are still telling communities to be extra-cautious as high winds and temperatures continue throu ...

Amgen to cause parking crunch near Confluence

Rangers with the Auburn State Recreation Area are warning that families out to celebrate Mother’s Day at the American River Confluence may want to consider either visiting ...

A confluence of good intentions

The next time someone tells you to “take a hike,” consider the source. If it’s a member of the Canyon Keepers, well, it’s their job — OK, “cal ...

Rain forecast welcome to some Auburn-area event organizers

Organizers of some outdoor events in the Auburn area are treating the possibility of rain on Saturday as more of a blessing than a threat. The National Weather Service’s Sac ...

She’s witnessed 100 years of local change

Only two years before she was born, Henry Ford rolled his first Model T off the assembly line. She has lived through two world wars (each one meant to end all wars). She’s seen ...

Summer splashes into Auburn

Friends Colin Quennell and Jeffrey Parkhurst, both originally from Pismo Beach, celebrated the first day of summer Monday by floating through a small set of rapids of the North For ...

Making folks feel at home, even in a museum

Jan Hungerford is one of the welcoming faces you see when you visit the Placer County Courthouse Museum located in the Auburn Historic Courthouse. Lively, fun and full of informat ...

Authorities release drowning victim’s ID

Authorities identified Wednesday the victim who drowned at the American River Confluence Monday afternoon. Chue Lao, who would’ve celebrated his 22nd birthday July 4th this yea ...

Man drowns at American River Confluence

A 21-year-old Sacramento man drowned near the the American River Confluence Monday afternoon. The man, whose identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, was a ...

How much longer can we endure endurance theme?

If Saturday’s get-out-and-explore weather didn’t remind you that Auburn is at the center of an outdoors paradise, the buzz around town certainly confirmed it. From the cars p ...