auburn dam

Reader Input: Fault spelled end to the dam

Kudos to Mr. (Vern) Root for his service with the Sacramento Police Department and his participation in the rooftop rescue of residents at risk during the 1986 floods (“Aubur ...

Reader input: Economics killed Auburn Dam project

(Responding to July 9 Auburn Journal Reader Input from Vern Root about the Auburn Dam:) Mr. Root seems to have a different recollection about the sequence of events than I do reg ...

Reader Input: Auburn Dam could save lives

In regards to James Coe’s letter, “How a drought saved Sacramento” (Reader Input, July 7), he is correct in that it saved Downtown and South Sacramento, but it di ...

Auburn anniversaries abound in 2015

Auburn is getting ready to mark some notable anniversaries in 2015, with fire and rebirth a major theme. This year will mark the biggest fire in Auburn history. Breaking out June ...

Meddlers Report -- Aug. 19

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Point/Counterpoint: The Dam Debate

Why, after almost 50 years, has Auburn Dam never been restarted? A little history … First authorized by Congress in 1965, the dam’s construction was stopped after th ...

Point/Counterpoint: The Dam Debate

The Auburn Dam is long overdue. Originally called the Auburn-Folsom South Unit, the project was designed primarily for flood control, power production, and water supply to the Am ...

Reader Input: Get busy with dam building

I read the guest column Jim Barry wrote on the dam, “Building the Auburn Dam still isn’t the right call,” (Another View, March 28). I had to wonder why he lives ...

Another View: Building the Auburn Dam still isn’t the right call

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 ...

Another View: How to meet California's water needs

Despite the recent storms we have enjoyed, California’s precipitation levels remain well below normal. This shortfall has again raised questions about the adequacy of our wat ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, March 12 and 19, 1964

Trustees ban book on parents’ demand More than 20 men and women, most of them parents of students at Placer High School, figuratively and almost literally threw a book at t ...

Reader Input: We’d do well to build the dam

Ah, the rain is coming; we hope a lot. But maybe not. (Congressman Tom) McClintock has been pushing the Auburn dam for years but gets shot down; earthquake, environmentalists, co ...

Reader Input: Build Auburn Dam old way

We moved to Auburn in 1977 when the state was working on the Auburn Dam, slated to be the world’s tallest double curvature, thin arch dam. It was going to create a beautiful ...

Democratic Party has Auburn dam opponent speaking

With U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Roseville, pledging to continue the drive to one day build the long-delayed Auburn dam, the Auburn Area Democratic Club will be presenting argument ...

Foresthill Bridge starts $65 million retrofit

As the fog receded from the American River canyon on a holiday Monday, pigeons perched on the Foresthill Bridge pedestrian guardrail were giving way to a stream of human visitors. ...