fire danger

Reader Input: Sprayers should have thought more

Yes, there is a need to spray the sides of Dry Creek Road with poison to kill the weeds and supposedly keep the fire danger down. However, this year they have managed to kill all ...

Call to readers: Turning in a neighbor

Would you turn in a neighbor for failing to clear brush that posed a fire hazard to you? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to pub ...

High fire danger threatens school

School officials and community organizers are working together to improve the safety of one Newcastle elementary school as the danger of fire looms. Though school is not in sessi ...

Foresthill biomass energy plant feasibility study to seek funding

 The focus is on funding as Foresthill attempts to determine whether building a biomass energy plant in the community is viable. From a standpoint of fire safety through the ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Western States trail to get national designation?; local families help those in need; property tax bump in the mail?; and dog-gone fun in the park

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Dry lightning raises Northern California fire danger

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) has increased its staffing due to the dry lightning and strong winds that have hit Northern California. A low ...

Dry brush fuels fire danger

Fireworks and foothills don’t mix. And with this year’s extreme fire danger at a critical level, local officials are making sure to get the word out to residents early — you ...