Auburn State Recreation Area

Indulge that urge to tidy during river cleanup day

On the list of things you don’t want to share your local river with, soiled diapers rank pretty high. Unfortunately, diapers are just one of the many kinds of refuse that litter ...

Park fee anger misdirected

RE: Gordon Frazier’s letter: “Keep parks fees as they were,” (Journal, Aug. 23). Gordon: You are misinformed concerning superintendent Mike Lynch’s authority to raise park ...

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 ...

Oh my darlin’ Clementine a treasure

Auburn cherishes its darling Clementine. Whether hiking, paddling, fishing, swimming, camping or all of the above are your thing, Lake Clementine is a little bit of outdoor-recreat ...

Fire bans take effect in Auburn area

Fire bans in the Auburn area and across the state are increasing as resources continue to stretch. Cal Fire announced the suspension of all burn permits in Placer County as of 8 a ...

Bear roams Auburn neighborhood

Andy Brannan got quite the wake-up Sunday morning. The Auburn resident discovered a black bear in the backyard of his Greenfield Avenue home. While there have been previous hints ...