Foresthill Bridge

Bodies found under Foresthill Bridge ID’d

The identity of a body found under the Foresthill Bridge Sept. 6 has been released along with the identity of a body found beneath the bridge Monday. A construction worker discove ...

Construction worker finds body beneath bridge

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office recovered a body under the Foresthill Bridge Tuesday evening. “We’re still trying to determine what happened,” Lt. Mark Reed said. “A c ...

Cal Fire plans prescribed burn under Foresthill Bridge

Residents can expect to see some smoke under the Foresthill Bridge Friday. Cal Fire Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit is planning to conduct a 55-acre prescribed burn under the Foresthill B ...

Our View: Auburn dam, earthquakes shake canyon decisions

Congressman Tom McClintock believes an Auburn dam will be built and as the ranking member of the powerful water and power subcommittee he has considerable clout. “I am still an ...

Raise bridge rail, save lives

Re: “Raised guard rail on Foresthill Bridge getting closer to reality,” (Journal, Nov. 15). I believe that the Foresthill Bridge rail should be raised. It will keep people fr ...

Can guardrail stop suicide?

I think that before we go ahead and raise the guardrail on the Foresthill Bridge (Journal, Nov. 15), we should ask ourselves, “Will this really help?” It is a horrible thing w ...

Bridge barrier a good idea

Reading today’s (Journal, Nov. 17) comments on the Foresthill Bridge, I hope readers with concerns or questions about reducing suicides from the bridge would look at studies abou ...

Can’t people save selves?

I am so relieved to know that there will never be another suicide jump from the Foresthill Bridge (Journal, Nov. 16). We must make the decisions to save people from themselves. W ...

Event keeping local waters clean

On Saturday morning local residents can help get trash out of waterways and surrounding areas. The Sierra Nevada Conservancy is hosting its second annual Great Sierra River Cleanu ...

Our View: Tour of California worth seeing again in Auburn

Auburn, it’s time to set the stage for a return of the Amgen Tour of California. While the internationally known bicycle race only made a blink-and-you-missed-it pass through i ...

New charge for teen who evaded cops

A Folsom man who pleaded no contest to evading police officers during a high-speed chase is now being charged with grand theft. Evan Myles Bogovich, 19, was arrested in March afte ...

Our View: Amgen: Let’s make Auburn’s 15 minutes last for many years

Auburn, get ready for your close-up, your 15 minutes of fame, your time in the cycling spotlight. Several months of community preparation, planning and execution will zoom by the ...

Strive to stop bridge suicide

I knew that it wouldn’t be long; but, this short a time that it took for the latest suicide jumper to die, needlessly, is very hard to grasp (Journal, April 4). I was involved i ...

The ripple effect of suicide

Suicides aren’t unique to Auburn, but with a 730-foot-tall bridge nearby, residents are hit with very public suicides too often. When someone take his or her own life it’s not ...

Canal hazards may outweigh benefit

In the past week I have followed two stories in the Journal: another tragic suicide off the Foresthill Bridge (March 24) and another body discovered in the Wise Canal (March 31). ...