Foresthill Bridge

Noon Hour Update: Two suicides at Foresthill Bridge; CrossFit phenomenon; Confluence Festival and Western States

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Suicide jump off Foresthill Bridge near Auburn

A man was killed in an apparent suicide jump Wednesday off the Foresthill Bridge, near Auburn.   The man parked his car near the bridge, walked out near the middle of the sp ...

Body found below Foresthill Bridge identified

Auburn, CA - The Placer County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office has identified the man found in the American River Tuesday morning as Peter Matthew Wynters, 30, from Newport, Ore. A ...

Jail the local BASE jumpers

Re: “Foresthill Bridge BASE leap caught by Placer sheriff’s copter,” (Journal, Dec. 9): I think the laws against BASE jumping are ineffective in stopping this type of activit ...

Rocklin man dies after jump from Foresthill Bridge

The Placer County Coroner’s Office said Wednesday another local man died after jumping from the Foresthill Bridge. Rocklin resident Steven Alexander, 51, died after jumping fro ...

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 ...