FORESTHILL BRIDGE

Rescuers rehearse at dizzying heights

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...