Eric Peach

Higher Foresthill Bridge railings decrease trash dumping, allow expanded cleanup

An illegal dumpers’ magnet for more than 40 years, the 730-foot-high Foresthill Bridge has recently installed higher railings - and that has resulted in a significant decreas ...

Teach your children well at Growing Peace Camp

Why can’t we all just get along? Easier said than done, most would agree, but that’s not going to stop a rather large coalition of local organizations and individuals f ...

History, environment the stars of Dutch Flat gathering

Ask North Fork American River Alliance president Jim Ricker whether his group is winning and he’ll likely tell you that they’re “holding their own.” The Du ...

Reader Input: Book festival shows gratitude

I’d like to thank Chery Anderson, Friends of the Auburn Library, 35 local authors, new and young writers, the Hip Hop Congress and last Saturday’ hot dog salesman for m ...

Lyme disease nightmare a reality as Auburn-area outdoors activity increases

A barely discernible insect about the size of a poppy seed can turn a relatively normal life into a nightmare. All it takes is a walk in the woods. The insect is the western blac ...

Media Life: New book a guide to American River canyon, life

  You have to hand it to Eric Peach and Co. for coming up with not only a new and improved edition of “The American River Insider’s Guide” but also sneaking ...

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 ...

Music from the Heart, Feed the Musical Soul two ways to help people in Auburn

George Harrison started it with the Concert for Bangladesh. The concept was picked up, refined and expanded upon by Robert Stigwood (Music for UNICEF), Bob Geldof (Live Aid, Live 8 ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Lost Rocker alive and rocking at 78

  Al Hendrix’s recording career stretches back to 1956, when Ike was in the White House and Elvis came out with “Hound Dog.” At that time, he was sporting ...

Wollan a fine steward

Otis Wollan is the right choice for Placer County Water Agency director in District 5. His experience as a previous director, keeping the agency in the black during the biggest bo ...