California Conservation Corps

Region’s fire officials urge residents to ring their homes with healthy stretch of defensible space

Monday was the official start of fire season, and fire crews say they are prepared, but are asking for citizen help as well. “What they should be doing is clearing away that fl ...

$100K Grant funds work to lower fire risk

The local, state and federal government came together in Auburn Monday to work toward a safer American River Canyon. The California Conservation Corps is using a $100,000 grant t ...

Historic Sierra Vista Center getting needed work

Originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and Work Project Administration (WPA) in the late 1930s, the Sierra Vista Center is getting a much-needed facelift. The two-sto ...

Club and earth offer big ‘thanks’

The Sierra Club Placer Group had an outstanding 2010 Earth Day of Service Auburn Community Clean-Up Day last Saturday, April 24, with volunteers collecting 45 bags of trash in a cl ...

Local conservation corps office sends 78 to Santa Cruz fire

As fires burn throughout the state, local California Conservation Corps members have also contributed their time and help. About 78 Corps personnel from the Auburn office, which ...

Show support for California Conservation Corps

As everyone knows our state is in a major budget crisis. The governor has a plan to cut out a major asset to the state: the California Conservation Corps. I am organizing a march/r ...

Conservation Corps’ Placer facility faces budget ax

“Job uncertainty” is being added to the oft-repeated “Hard work, low pay, miserable conditions” credo the California Conservation Corps is known for. The uncertainty is ov ...