california conservation corps

Ex-military train with California Conservation Corps near Auburn for firefighting

AUBURN CA - For some, it will mean going from firefights to firefighting in a matter of months. Fifty military veterans are completing initial firefighter training from the Califo ...

Returning veterans find support with California Conservation Corps, Sierra College energy tech course

AUBURN CA - Out of the military after serving as medics, ammunition specialists and security forces, a small group of returning troops has found support and training in a new Sierr ...

Fatal antifreeze poisoning report in Auburn being investigated

Cynthia Smith claimed she was attacked while on a walk on Auburn’s Edgewood Road by a man who forced antifreeze down her throat. Seven days later, the 36-year-old Citrus Heights ...

Auburn Police investigate death of man on Union Pacific tracks

An Auburn man was found dead today after apparently being struck by a train on the Union Pacific tracks. The victim – 30-year-old Lowell Robert Grenon – was found at about 4: ...

Volunteers work to protect 49 Fire site's Rock Creek in North Auburn

Volunteers will give Mother Nature a helping hand this weekend at the 49 Fire site. California Conservation Corps members from Christian Valley will be among the volunteers spread ...

Media Life: New Deal a big deal again in Placer County

The Great Depression is getting a whole lot more respect these days. Stuffed into the back of the closet for decades like a musty pair of work boots that had long worn out their w ...