California Gold Rush

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 ...

Scenic wildland on American River saved

A Yuba City logging company willing to sell and a United Auburn Indian Community able to step up with funding are key players in the purchase of 94 acres of scenic wildland straddl ...

Enjoy a free treat: Visit a Placer County museum

The theme for National Volunteer Week, commemorated April 19 to 25, is “Celebrating People in Action.” The theme captures the meaning behind this signature week — honoring th ...

Hall excels on eastern ice

It took Austin Hall more than a few months to get used to the changes in climate and culture. These days, Hall couldn’t be happier with a cross-country move that is allowing him ...