Auburn State Recreation Area

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Foresthill fire knocks out power; Sugar Bowl upgrades for new season and Auburn State Recreation Area researches for new event

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: A fire in Foresthill Monday morning knocked out power to residents in the area after some power lines went down. Reporter Amy Lobenberg is finding out ...

Lovers' quarrel leads to American River canyon search and rescue

Left on her own in the American River canyon after a quarrel Wednesday with her boyfriend, a Bay Area woman got a helping hand out of the wild from a Placer County sheriff’s ...

Hiker who died in American River canyon ID’d

A 59-year-old American River canyon hiker who died Sunday has been identified. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that Richard Bell of Roseville died of coronar ...

Man dies during American River canyon hike

A 59-year-old Roseville man died Sunday after collapsing on a hike in the American River canyon. The man had complained of tightness in his chest at the Highway 49 bridge before g ...

Horseback rider falls off Western States trail

A man and his horse tumbled down a steep embankment at the Auburn State Recreation Area on Sunday, injuring the man and crippling the horse. Supervising Park Ranger Scott Liske sa ...

American River invites fun and danger alike

Every year as the Auburn State Recreation Area starts ramping up for its busiest months, park rangers caution river-goers to respect nature’s unpredictability and avoid poten ...

Celebrate reading with community

I can think of few things better than surrounding myself with people who feel the same way I do about books and writing and reading.      So imagine my delight las ...

Media Life: Philadelphia museum highlights Auburn artist

  Auburn outsider artist Martin Ramirez’ star is shining brighter these days in Philadelphia. Several of Ramirez’ otherworldly pastiche of tunnels, horsemen, tra ...

American River access point opens two months early

Spring has come early this year for Auburn State Recreation Area boaters. The China Bar, an access point in the north fork of the American River, was opened two months early on Sa ...