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Media Life: Saint Motel on NBC’s “Today” for “Paper Towns” soundtrack
Friday Jul 24 2015
Placer High grad Greg Erwin and his Saint Motel bandmates’ profile keeps on rising, most notably this week with an appearance this Tuesday on NBC’s “Today” ...
Tour of California bike race to pedal through Auburn, Cool
Sunday May 10 2015
Monday will be a red-letter day for fans of competitive cycling when the Amgen Tour of California passes through Auburn and Cool. A total of 144 cyclists from 18 elite teams will ...
Jumper cat-and-mouse at Foresthill Bridge catwalk
Friday May 08 2015
With a full moon lighting the way down into the American River canyon from the catwalk of the Foresthill Bridge near Auburn, 10 parachute-outfitted jumpers readied for a 730-foot t ...
Rescuers rehearse at dizzying heights
Thursday Apr 16 2015
At roughly 730 feet from the canyon floor, the Foresthill Bridge can be difficult for some people to cross without triggering their gut-wrenching fear of heights. But for rescuers, ...
Foresthill Bridge buttoned down to keep ‘catwalkers’ at bay
Friday Feb 20 2015
Placer County moved Thursday to make it even harder for social media-fueled thrill seekers to trespass on the catwalk of the Foresthill Bridge. The span, the fourth highest in the ...
Crackdown on thrill-seekers under Auburn's Foresthill Bridge
Wednesday Feb 18 2015
Off-limits to the public, the Foresthill Bridge’s catwalk has become a magnet for trespassers and daredevils. Close behind this weekend, however, are Placer County Sheriff&r ...
Auburn’s Foresthill Bridge catwalk lures trespassers, daredevils
Tuesday Feb 17 2015
Off-limits to the public, the Foresthill Bridge’s catwalk has become a magnet for trespassers and daredevils. Close behind, however, are Placer County Sheriff’s Office ...
Hikers find body below Foresthill Bridge near Auburn
Sunday Feb 15 2015
Hikers found the body of a man below the Foresthill Bridge near Auburn on Friday, bringing to 72 the number of people believed to have plunged off the span. The body was discovere ...
Reader Input: Let the punishment fit the crime
Thursday Jul 17 2014
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
Tuesday Jul 15 2014
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
Friday Jul 04 2014
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
Thursday May 15 2014
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
Tuesday Apr 08 2014
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
Thursday Jan 30 2014
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
Tuesday Jan 28 2014
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 ...
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