Gordy Ainsleigh

Media Life: 'Girl on the Train,' dogs, James Patterson tops in Placer County

In the world of adult fiction, dogs are, well, top dog in Placer County. So says digital records compiled by the Placer County Library Sirsi system. Sirsi keeps a count of librar ...

Media Life: TBS 'Conan’ appearance for Auburn drummer’s Saint Motel

Auburn’s Greg Erwin and Saint Motel are riding a second crest of success as their new recording “Cold Cold Man” moves up the charts. The L.A.-based Saint Motel g ...

Reader input: Tevis ride has roots in greatness

This year’s Tevis Cup 100-Mile horse ride across the Sierra Nevada mountains to Auburn was to me the most dramatic in recent history. I was rooting for Potato Richardson, b ...

Auburn-area trail etiquette means defensive hiking, biking

Late spring is trail time – usually not too hot or cold and absent of rain. It’s an opportunity for hikers, bikers, runners and equestrians to not only get outdoors bu ...

Auburn tennis courts to give way to pickleball play

Pickleball under the lights at North Auburn’s Regional Park has been given the go ahead – over the objections of some tennis players who are losing courts to make way. ...

Costs put Lake Clementine power plant development plan on hold

Plans to develop a hydroelectric project at Lake Clementine are on hold, according to a Kruger Energy spokesman. The Canadian energy company has been working through the Federal E ...

Auburn Recreation District mulls Lake Clementine power plant opposition

The Auburn Recreation District will weigh the pros and cons of opposing a hydroelectric plant proposed by a Canadian company for Lake Clementine at the North Fork Dam. The idea of ...

Media Life: Auburn filmmaker’s newest cuts through the noise

Expatriate Auburnite Brandon Vedder is on his way to playing an integral role in bringing another groundbreaking documentary to the big screen. Working with Pasadena indie filmmak ...

Rain creates heightened Auburn crash conditions

Rain is back in the Auburn forecast, creating slick roads and challenges for drivers on winding, narrow stretches of blacktop. While the rain was far from heavy during the day in ...

Vandalism at Auburn’s Overlook Park

(Journal Staff Photo) Gordy Ainsleigh, an Auburn Recreation District board member, moves vandalized tree branches from Overlook Park in Auburn. The branches on two catalpa tre ...

Reader Input: A new slant on Parkinson’s

It is becoming progressively more obvious that Robin Williams chose suicide because of medical misinformation, caused by the routine pattern of the medical establishment to not pub ...

Media Life: YouTube’s “The Original” gives WS100 pioneer global spotlight

A South African video production company has teamed with outdoor gear maker Salomon to share the story of pioneering Meadow Vista ultra-endurance runner Gordy Ainsleigh with the We ...

Solutions for goose control remain up in the air at ARD meeting

The Auburn Area Recreation and Park District Board of Directors Thursday night approved one of the final steps needed to install gates at Overlook Park and continued the issue of h ...

Media Life: KCRA to highlight Placer’s Sochi Olympics presence

Sacramento’s KCRA Channel 3 will be the center of the Olympic world for Auburn TV viewers starting Feb. 6, when the 22nd Winter Games storms onto the small screen and creates ...

Auburn anniversaries abound in 2014

Aug. 3 and 4 will mark the 40th anniversary of Gordy Ainsleigh’s pioneering run with the horses — and epic 100-mile test of will from high in the Sierra to Auburn that ...