auburn state recreation area

Auburn State Recreation Area future-funding efforts continue

With $1.11 million in U.S. Bureau of Reclamation funding pledged for 2011 and 2012, efforts to protect and maintain the 26,000-acre Auburn State Recreation Area continue to focus o ...

Media Life: Auburn author’s “Guinevere” book series making strong print comeback

When her Guinevere Trilogy first burst onto the literary world more than 20 years ago, Auburn author Persia Woolley cast the books’ heroine as a strong woman in the middle of Art ...

Overflow crowd shows concern for Auburn State Recreation Area at forum

Concerned about the future of the 26,000-acre Auburn State Recreation Area, a crowd packed the Placer County Board of Supervisors chambers and spilled out into the hallway today fo ...

Auburn State Recreation Area funding issues to be on front burner at forum

With the threat of the federal funding tap being turned off for the Auburn State Recreation Area, Placer County and Auburn officials are providing a public forum Tuesday to conside ...

Collecting to creating: Auburn man uses tons of American River rock for sculptures

Fifteen years ago, Auburn’s Dave Imgrund picked up the first of his many rocks as he scrambled along the American River shoreline. Each time he returned to the river near the co ...

Auburn State Recreation Area BLM takeover? It’s all about the money

The Bureau of Land Management seems like a logical choice to take over the Auburn State Recreation Area as the U.S Bureau of Reclamation falters on funding. But there’s one big c ...

Fed funding drop threatens Auburn State Recreation Area’s future

Time and money is running out on Lake Clementine. The same goes for the Auburn State Recreation Area it’s located in as the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation grapples with shrinking bu ...

Auburn River Festival judged wet and wildly successful, could get bigger

The inaugural Auburn River Festival made a big enough splash to have organizers already talking excitedly about next year. Guy Cables, an Auburn kayak rental business owner and me ...

Inaugural Auburn River Festival brings whitewater competition to restored stretch

A new event will bring whitewater sports May 21 to 23 to a restored stretch of the American River in the canyon below Auburn. A new event will bring whitewater sports May 21 to 23 ...

Success story: Auburn cleans up in canyon Earth Day trash trek

Two rattlers, several red-tailed hawks and 176 volunteers were part of the Earth Day cleanup in the Auburn State Recreation Area. The volunteer group cleared 40 cubic yards of tra ...

Auburn River Festival stars emerging extreme sport

The emerging sport of playboating is finding a home on the new run of manmade rapids in the American River canyon below Auburn. With gates closed until May for the road down to th ...

Media Life: Gold Rush grub with a twist of Lyme

Today’s California cuisine is a long way from a Hangtown fry or other Gold Rush grub but it traces its roots to mining communities like Auburn and Coloma (and Deadwood and Murder ...

Canyon grow site discovery leads to incineration of 2,500 marijuana plants

A total of 2,500 marijuana plants were uprooted by law enforcement Monday on a steep Auburn State Recreation Area canyon slope about 7 miles northeast of Auburn. Located by air ea ...

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 ...

Dog's horse-attack ‘wanted’ posters plaster Norcal

Reward posters are going up on walls in pet stores and veterinarian offices from Reno to Sacramento to Stockton in a new regional drive to collar a man and dog involved in a brutal ...