Auburn State Recreation Area

Auburn springs to life with plans, public projects

This past month the Auburn City Council has moved forward on a number of important issues. We reacted quickly to the news that Lake Clementine in the Auburn State Recreation Area ...

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 ...

Want to enjoy nature without having it bite back?

Grace Kamphefner remembers very vividly the first time she found a rattlesnake in her yard. She was hosting a birthday party for her then 8-year-old son and he and his guests wer ...

Public intoxication, DUI arrests made over Fourth

One fireworks-related arrest and a handful of public intoxication charges were some of the calls authorities responded to over the Fourth of July weekend. Below is a recap of law ...

Man jumps from Foresthill Bridge

The body of a 29-year-old male was recovered at the bottom of the Foresthill Bridge Sunday. Several witnesses reportedly watched the man jump from the bridge at about 1:40 p.m. i ...

Parks set to close for Western States

As Western States runners prepare to hit the trail, state parks officials are notifying recreationists of park closures next weekend. The annual Western States 100-mile endurance ...

Public lands may go off-limits

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s proposal to cut state park funding by $70 million could mean closure of Coloma’s Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park but the Auburn State R ...

High water levels mean high-risk activities

High water levels at area hot spots may mean more recreation, but some are engaging in risky behavior. While bridge jumping is not a new activity to those who monitor State Parks ...

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 ...

Sex on the beach: Craigslist fostering hook-ups at the American River near Auburn

Craigslist is spreading the word over the Internet that a stretch of the American River recently reopened to boaters near Auburn is a great place for open-air sexual encounters. A ...