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View from Foresthill Bridge soon to be behind bars

The Foresthill Bridge near Auburn will gain a new paint-job and earthquake-proof structural stability at the end of a 2½-year-long, $70 million rehab project set to start this fal ...

American River Confluence Fest out to save Auburn’s river of dreams

Artists are inspired by it. Everyone from runners to hikers to kayakers are moved by it. And on Sunday, Auburn will celebrate it. The American River Confluence Festival – a big- ...

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 ...

Media Life: Auburn artist Martin Ramirez poised to extend reach to Europe

The arc of Martin Ramirez’s art is continuing to soar, with an exhibition at a major European museum next year bringing his genius to an even wider audience. An absorbing mélan ...

Newt kid in town

Sierra newts are making their way these days to Auburn-area waterways to do what comes naturally. With spring approaching, male newts of a subspecies that sports a tomato-red unde ...