canal

Residents voice concern at PG&E efforts to thin thickets near canal system

Residents are concerned about the removal of several large trees along a canal system in the Meadow Vista area. The canal is part of a Pacific Gas & Electric hydroelectric su ...

Normal water flows returning to Nevada Irrigation District canals

Nevada Irrigation District canal water customers are back in water following repairs to the wind-damaged South Yuba Canal in Bear Valley east of Nevada City. District Water Operat ...

Noise, tree cutting from PG&E Meadow Vista canal work disturbs resident

Alan Swanson has his peace and quiet back. But the bitterness of having to put up with almost of month of what he described Thursday as incessant noise throughout his mornings, af ...

Fire, police search for person in Auburn canal

Auburn, CA -- Fire and law enforcement personnel are wrapping up a search for a possible person in the water canal between Edgewood Road and the Wise Forebay this afternoon. Accord ...

Fence out the immigrants

Re: “Buoys strung on canal to halt drowning,” (Journal, Jan. 4): I came to believe that we didn’t want illegal immigrants in this country. So why are we installing life-savi ...

Save people from themselves

Re: “Another homeless canal victim drowns,” Journal, Dec. 1. I think we should build a fence for the canal because there have been way too many deaths! I know people walk in ...

Don’t fence canals in

Re: “Another homeless canal victim drowns,” Journal, Dec. 1. There should not be canal fences because there could be animals that live by the canal. If a fence is put around ...

Remedy canal safety issues now

I think that many people are missing a key point here, re: “Deadly Auburn canal takes sixth victim in less than two years,” (Journal, Nov. 30). Yes, it seems that we might hav ...

Toddler dies after falling into Placer County canal

An 18-month-old boy died today after falling into a canal near Colfax while walking with his stepmother. The boy - identified by the Placer County Sheriff's Office as Zachary Math ...

What’s with 7-foot-tall canal fence?

I hate to bring up an old subject, but I think it needs addressing. I feel I am speaking for a lot of people who have enjoyed the canal between Highway 49 and the holding pond off ...

Probe links alcohol, drugs to Auburn canal death cluster

Autopsy results on five bodies found in Auburn’s Wise Canal showed evidence of very high levels of drugs or alcohol in all the victims. A report issued by the Placer Count ...

Near-death experience in frigid canal has Ainsleigh pressing for solutions

A brush with death in the icy, powerful current of an Auburn-area canal has Meadow Vista’s Gordy Ainsleigh searching for safety solutions. Ainsleigh said Monday that he was biki ...

Build safety holds into deadly canal

Well, I found out yesterday why so many people are dying in the big PG&E power canal that flows through Auburn! I was riding my bicycle along the berm of that canal several miles ...

The Death Zone: Five bodies found in Auburn canal leave unanswered questions

Five bodies recovered from the Wise Canal over 16 months – including three since March 26 – are unusual, an Auburn Police spokesman said Tuesday. But there continue to be no i ...

Police ID canal body

Police identified a man whose body was found in an Auburn canal within a month of finding another man’s corpse in the same location. On Tuesday, Auburn Police released the name ...