FORESTHILL BRIDGE

Reader Input: Let the punishment fit the crime

On one hand, I do not want anger to hinder the wonderful feelings of love and connection we all felt at the recent memorial service for Barbara Crowell (“Dutch Flat cyclist d ...

Roadside tribute to cyclist Barbara Lane Crowell near Auburn

Rachel Degmetich stops for a quiet moment at the side of Foresthill Road on Monday morning to pay a silent tribute and read the many messages left at a roadside memorial near the F ...

Dutch Flat cyclist dies in crash near Foresthill Bridge

A cyclist is dead, and the driver of the pickup that authorities say struck her Thursday morning on Foresthill Road near Auburn was arrested on a felony driving-under-the-influence ...

Cal Fire warns of high-risk weather

Northern California may not be under a red-flag warning yet, but Cal Fire spokesmen are still telling communities to be extra-cautious as high winds and temperatures continue throu ...

Placer County marking completion of Foresthill Bridge work

The award-winning Foresthill Bridge repainting and seismic retrofit project is nearing completion and Placer County is readying a celebration. Golden State Bridge Inc. has been wo ...

Snow expectations in Sierra bolster hopes for midwinter water storage turnaround

Rain was falling Wednesday in Auburn, and snow by the foot was expected in the upper elevations of the Sierra. But the return to wintry weather after nearly two months of mild te ...

Business brief: Quincy Engineering receives award for work on Foresthill Bridge

Quincy Engineering, Inc. of Sacramento has received an Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of California for work on the Foresthill Bridge siesmic retrof ...

Another View: Darkness over Foresthill Bridge suicide, but hope remains

“I have to, I have to.” Those were the last words of a despondent man to would-be rescuers as he perched on the railing on the outside of Foresthill Bridge last August ...

Reader Input: Photographer showed compassion

Kudos to Kim Palaferri for her brave editorial addressing a painful subject that too often affects our community (“Sometimes what we see takes time to understand,” Anot ...

New law puts Auburn’s Foresthill Bridge suicide prevention in focus

  Foresthill Bridge, in its own tragic way, has helped to pass a state law. The new law, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last week and ready to go into effect Jan. 1, requires co ...