Eric Peach

Auburn Journal Newsmakers: Eric Peach

This week Auburn Journal Newsmakers caught up with Protect American River Canyons Board Member Eric Peach to talk about the Spring American River Cleanup, which happened on April 1 ...

Journal keeps river in focus

If the door has not closed to acknowledge former Journal editor Deric Rothe’s many accomplishments I would like to thank him for being such an extraordinary friend of the America ...

Festival gives chance to celebrate ‘heartbeat’ of community

Residents have a chance this weekend to celebrate the thing that gives Auburn life and recreation. The 20th anniversary of the American River Confluence Festival begins Saturday n ...

Palooza looks to offer environmentally friendly fun

An end of the year celebration at Placer High School now has a more environmentally friendly feel. Placer Palooza kicks off at 4 p.m. Friday, and is hosted in part by the campus ...

How hikers can celebrate the Earth

The Journal asked Eric Peach, conservation chairman with Protect American River Canyons, what five things hikers could do to celebrate the Earth as part of Earth Day, which is toda ...

$100K Grant funds work to lower fire risk

The local, state and federal government came together in Auburn Monday to work toward a safer American River Canyon. The California Conservation Corps is using a $100,000 grant t ...

Female burglary ring nabbed with thousands in local loot

Four local residents are facing charges of numerous resident and car burglaries, including cars parked at Auburn trailheads. The ring of alleged burglars includes four women and ...

Officials wrestle with Auburn rec area solutions

The future of Auburn State Recreation Area funding is unknown, and two Auburn city councilmen have different ideas about how to work out a solution. Michael Finnegan, area manager ...

Event keeping local waters clean

On Saturday morning local residents can help get trash out of waterways and surrounding areas. The Sierra Nevada Conservancy is hosting its second annual Great Sierra River Cleanu ...

Aeolia Heights protects itself from fire

Resident Fred Merriam works to remove low limbs in Saturday’s Aeolia Heights Project Canyon Safe effort. The clearing was part of an ongoing brush-removal effort that started in ...