confluence

Repeal $10 parking fee

I typically support the levy of user fees on those who are using a service or good provided by the State of California. It seems like a focused way to gain revenue from individuals ...

Confluence: It was nice visiting you

If I understand the Auburn Journal right, (California) Parks and Recreation wants to charge a fee of $8 to launch a boat and $10 to park the tow vehicle – total $18 (“N ...

Newly opened river stretch blends natural, manmade thrills

The historic Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge serves as a reminder of the rich history of the Auburn area shortly after the rafts hit the water just past the confluence of the Nor ...

Pay for rescue? American River daredevil’s wild ride sparks questions

A man swept downstream at the confluence and rescued from a rock by a California Highway Patrol helicopter has an unforgettable story to tell his buddies. But a witness who says h ...

Inaugural fest churns whitewater thrills on American River

The American River in the canyon below Auburn will be where the action is this weekend during the inaugural Auburn River Festival. It’s a stretch of river – restored as part o ...

Auburn swimmer, 21, remains missing after American River plunge

There was still no trace Monday of a 21-year-old Auburn man who disappeared two days earlier while trying to swim across the frigid, raging American River. Ground searches were ha ...

30-acre fire near confluence

A 30-acre vegetation fire ignited near the American River confluence and the Foresthill Bridge at 5:30 pm Thursday. According to Daniel Berlant, CAL FIRE information officer, the f ...

Fast, cold river flows after rain

While the sunny skies forecasted for this weekend may make locals forget about the week’s earlier rain showers, there are still swift-moving river waters that serve as a reminder ...

Tilley leaps at chance to craft BASE-jumping gear

On a small street just off Downtown Auburn’s High Street is a low-key building that you’d have to be looking for to find. It’s just 450 square-feet but the shop is well organ ...

Canyon Keepers share common love

On a Sunday afternoon in October,  you may see a group of people enjoying a gathering on No-Hands Bridge — officially known as Mountain Quarry Railroad Bridge — celebrating t ...