fireworks

Reader input: Make fireworks more visible

This past Fourth of July, as we have done for decades, we gathered with family and friends at a home near the fairgrounds to watch the fireworks. However, this year we could barely ...

Reader Input: Thanks to all Fourth of July volunteers

Professional athletes, like Madison Bumgarner throwing a wicked knee-bending slider or U.S.A.’s Carli Lloyd’s hat-trick at the Women’s World Cup, sometimes make i ...

Reader Input: Show brought tears to eyes

I’ve lived in the Auburn area for 37 years. I’ve been going to the Fourth of July fireworks ever since. (This year) was the best show ever! It lasted awhile and the ...

Reader Input: Auburn showed true holiday pride

Three cheers, and a hip-hip-hoorah for the City of Auburn and all the volunteers and business sponsors who showed Auburn how to celebrate our nation’s birthday ... from the m ...

Reader Input: Hooray for red, white and blue!

Congratulations to Auburn for the Fourth of July fireworks at the fairgrounds. The finale was phenomenal – the best ever. It was a joyous shock and awe. Carol Wallgren, Aub ...

Officials probe North Auburn blaze

A vegetation fire Tuesday afternoon in North Auburn, quickly contained to about 1 1/2 acres, may have been started by illegal fireworks. Fire crews were called about 1:30 p.m. to ...

Moratorium on fireworks in Auburn

As in years past, authorities in Auburn and unincorporated Placer County are reminding residents that fireworks are not kosher on the Fourth of July – or any other day, for t ...

Fireworks reportedly start fire in North Auburn's Regional Park

Crews contained a fire reportedly started by fireworks Tuesday in North Auburn’s Regional Park that torched about three-quarters of an acre of ground fuels – stopping i ...

Auburn a no-fireworks zone

July 4 fireworks will again be banned in Auburn and surrounding unincorporated areas of Placer County. The ban includes Penryn, Newcastle, North Auburn, Granite Bay, Meadow Vista, ...

Noon Hour Update: Another ADA lawsuit in Auburn; fireworks and fire concerns; moving on without state funding

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're working on for our Wednesday edit ...

Complaints about show trivial, callous

I was shocked by the callous, thoughtless letter sent to the Auburn Journal by Kristine Coman Nelson regarding her “disappointment” with this year’s Fourth of July events in ...

Locals’ generosity made it happen

This is in response to Kristine Coman Nelson’s letter in Thursday’s paper. Dear Ms. Coman Nelson: I just read your scathing letter and am disappointed that you are not more app ...

Fairgrounds fireworks disappoint

I’m beyond saddened by what has happened to the community events in Auburn. What used to be an incredible, small-town, close-knit community that celebrated residents and visitors ...

Smoke bomb sets off one-acre fire in Roseville

A one acre grass fire marked the start of the Fourth of July fire threat on Monday. The Roseville Fire Department was notified of the first fire of the summer holiday at 12:36 p.m. ...