cleanup

Rain forecast welcome to some Auburn-area event organizers

Organizers of some outdoor events in the Auburn area are treating the possibility of rain on Saturday as more of a blessing than a threat. The National Weather Service’s Sac ...

Reader Input: Fairgrounds helpers shine

I would like to thank all those who participated in the Gold Country Fairgrounds cleanup project on Sept. 9. Approximately 16 volunteers showed up and separated recyclables, fold ...

Reader Input: Help clean after hometown fair

As you know, the Auburn Gold Country Fair will commence Thursday, Sept. 5 through Sunday, Sept. 8. As you may not know, this great small-town fair is experiencing financial issue ...

Reader Input: Cigarette butts carpet Auburn park

Regarding the proposal to ban smoking in Auburn’s School Park Preserve (Journal, Jan. 15), please note that the Sierra Club Placer Group “adopted” the School Park ...

Homeless volunteers give back through cleanup

Some of Auburn’s homeless are sending the message that they care about the community and aren’t content just to accept help from others. On Wednesday morning about 12 members ...

Earth Day means American River canyon cleanup and more

Earth Day April 16 will be marked in the Auburn State Recreation Area with a cleanup and restoration blitz. Several projects are on tap, with the aid of grants from the Pacific Ga ...

Property neither your dump nor ashtray

I live in Meadow Vista at the north end of town. My east property line is Placer Hills Road. This letter is to all of you that dump garbage and toss cigarette butts on my property ...

Success story: Auburn cleans up in canyon Earth Day trash trek

Two rattlers, several red-tailed hawks and 176 volunteers were part of the Earth Day cleanup in the Auburn State Recreation Area. The volunteer group cleared 40 cubic yards of tra ...

Assemblyman issues a challenge.

Pete Dufour, left and student photographer Kaitlyn Miller both of Sierra Nevada Conservancy hold a live interview with State Assemblyman Ted Gaines at the American River Confluence ...

Secluded wood may be ‘plinkers’ paradise’

A section of federal wildland near Foresthill may be plinkers’ paradise. But it was a nightmarish scene for volunteers on a cleanup of areas along Pagge Creek near Foresthill st ...