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China BASE jump a world-class experience for Placer man

Meadow Vista’s Chris Hall joined the upper echelon of BASE jumpers in China this past weekend to take part in a competition at one of the world’s highest bridges. Hall ...

Foresthill Bridge BASE leap caught by Placer sheriff’s copter

A BASE jumper was arrested late Wednesday after an after-dark parachute leap off the Foresthill Bridge near Auburn was spotted by the Placer County Sheriff’s helicopter. Aaron J ...

$2,000 pricetag for helicopter rescue from tree at Foresthill Bridge

A Foresthill Bridge parachute jump gone wrong and the subsequent helicopter rescue from a tree branch 60 feet above the ground last Thursday could cost an Olympic Valley man $2,000 ...

Parachute jumper rescued from tree, arrested after Foresthill Bridge leap

A BASE jumper found himself suspended 60 feet in the air Thursday dangling from a tree limb in a leap-gone-wrong from the 730-foot-high Foresthill Bridge. Nicholos Frey, 34, of Ol ...