Fire Chief Mark D’Ambrogi

Officials voice concern at pending loss of grant-funded firefighters

Monday’s house fire in Auburn has raised concerns about the recent denial of the city’s federal SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) grant funding ...

Another View: Project Canyon Safe 2011 ready to clean up

The accumulation of dangerous levels of dry wood and brush on federal lands put communities all across California in the direct pathway of a catastrophic fire. The residents of the ...

Our View: Canyon fire break: Let’s get ’er done ourselves, Auburn

Bob Snyder doesn’t want the horror of the 49 Fire to repeat itself along the rim of the American River canyon. Auburn city officials, businesses, landowners and the thousands o ...