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Residents voice concern at PG&E efforts to thin thickets near canal system
Thursday Jun 26 2014
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
Monday Dec 30 2013
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
Friday Nov 08 2013
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
Thursday Feb 02 2012
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
Tuesday Feb 08 2011
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
Tuesday Dec 14 2010
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
Tuesday Dec 14 2010
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
Wednesday Dec 08 2010
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
Wednesday Nov 24 2010
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?
Friday Oct 22 2010
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
Friday Jul 09 2010
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
Monday Jun 14 2010
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
Friday Jun 11 2010
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
Monday May 10 2010
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
Tuesday Mar 30 2010
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 ...
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