Auburn Recreation District

Nothing trivial about this fundraiser

The Auburn Branch of AAUW held its third annual Trivia Bee fundraiser for our scholarship program on March 29. We had a rousing, happy, entertaining time, especially two-time winne ...

User groups still at odds over bike park location

Auburn Recreation District directors and staff are working to find a way to keep cyclists and horseback riders safe if a bike park is built at Canyon View Park. ARD directors ...

Reader input: Consider all factors in bike track plan

I attended the meeting at Auburn Recreation District concerning the bike track and listened to all the arguments against it versus a couple of people who are for it. One of those w ...

ARD board votes to begin environmental review of pump track

The Auburn Recreation District board of directors voted Thursday night to begin a legally required environmental analysis on a proposed bike pump  ...

Placer County moves to secure parkland near Colfax

Placer County has moved to secure riverfront parkland near Colfax from Pacific Gas & Electric Co., while the Auburn Recreation District isn’t far behind on two Auburn-are ...

Reader Input: Bike park better sited at Regional

The new bike park could be the jewel in the crown of Auburn Recreation District’s attractions if it were located at the 24-acre open space at Regional Park and not at the Mai ...

Reader Input: Trail site poor choice for track

Auburn Recreation District (ARD) is developing a pump track for mountain bikes (“ARD unanimously OKs bike park location,” Journal, Dec. 20, 2013). This is a good idea ...

Reader Input: Bike park comments inflammatory

Richard Hadley’s column (“Bike park project needs environmental review,” Reader Input, Feb. 28) raised several potential risks with Auburn Recreation District&rsq ...

Proposed county levy irks ARD directors

Auburn Recreation District directors are up in arms over a $137,000 fee that is being proposed by Placer County in order to expand the parking lot at Hidden Falls Regional Park. T ...

Sweetheart Sock Hop offers variety of ’50s fun

The Auburn Recreation District will be hosting its first-ever Sweetheart Sock Hop on Feb. 15, complete with 24-hour “weddings” officiated by Placer County Supervisor Je ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Sen. Gaines talks health care in Auburn; Former city councilman dies; Auburn Recreation District holds auction and life-saving CPR story

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The issue of health care will be the topic today as state Sen. Ted Gaines speaks to a Republican group in Auburn. Reporter Gus Thomson will be at the t ...

Reader Input: Time to deliver homegrown bike park

I will probably never use a bike park, nor will most of my contemporaries who are of the boomer generation or older. Yet, somehow, we can appreciate how a bike park would benefit o ...

Reader Input: Finds conduct unbecoming

Re: “ARD unanimously OKs bike park location,” Journal, Dec. 20, online comments by (Auburn Recreation District board member) Scott Holbrook: Open letter to Scott Holb ...

Pump track encounters more problems

The Auburn Recreation District board meeting was rife with controversy Thursday evening over an agenda item that called for the designation of the site for the ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn moving ahead on regional sewer plan?; Air pollution in Placer County; New laptops for Placer High students and transient camp cleanup

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: After a weekend special session of the Auburn City Council it looks as though the city is moving ahead with the Regional Sewer Common Pipeline Project. ...