Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council

Auburn ups its fire protection

I would like to take a moment to thank local businesses that gave back to the community by assisting with Project Canyon Safe 2011 on July 9 at the Overlook Area Project. Brushbust ...

Community hosts successful Project Canyon Safe clearing

The Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council teamed up with volunteers and members of other local organizations to help promote a safer American River Canyon. According to Councilman ...

Another View: Project Canyon Safe 2011 ready to clean up

The accumulation of dangerous levels of dry wood and brush on federal lands put communities all across California in the direct pathway of a catastrophic fire. The residents of the ...

Work day to promote lowering fire risk in Auburn

Residents can help keep fire risk down in Auburn by volunteering at an upcoming clearing event. The Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council is hosting a Project Canyon Safe voluntee ...

Region’s fire officials urge residents to ring their homes with healthy stretch of defensible space

Monday was the official start of fire season, and fire crews say they are prepared, but are asking for citizen help as well. “What they should be doing is clearing away that fl ...

Another View: Enforce the Hazardous Vegetation Abatement Ordinance

As President Harry Truman was leaving office, he wondered out loud about the managerial skills of General Eisenhower, the incoming president, in the political world. “He’ll si ...

Hanley astute, considerate

I extend my unqualified support for the re-election of Kevin Hanley to the Auburn City Council for the reasons cited below and ask all Auburn voters to do the same. Kevin has a pr ...

Hanley a top town advocate

For Kevin Hanley, Auburn comes first, and that’s exactly why I’m casting my vote for his re-election to the Auburn City Council. Kevin’s tenure on the council speaks for its ...

Fire protection continues along canyon

Residents in the Aeolia Heights neighborhood worked Saturday morning to keep fire risk down in their area of the American River Canyon. From 7:30-10 a.m. Saturday, 15 neighbors w ...

City Council candidates speak out

A former Auburn City Council member and current City Clerk have decided to add their names to the list of candidates vying for three City Council positions. Other candidates inclu ...

Neighbors fighting fire risk

Another group of residents is taking pride in keeping itself safe from fire. Fifteen residents of the Monteceilo neighborhood at Riverview Drive and Maidu Drive along the American ...

Hanley running for re-election

Councilman Kevin Hanley hopes to “preserve Auburn’s small-town charm” through another term on City Council. Hanley officially filed papers to run in the Nov. 2 election. Ha ...

Residents raise funds for fire safety

Local residents who lost their homes in the 49 Fire are working to keep their properties safe this summer. Fran Kehoe lives in the North Park subdivision in Auburn. The neighborho ...

Future fuel break projects possible

Auburn residents can now help maintain a permanent shaded fuel break in the American River Canyon. The Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council Friday decided to offer residents a ch ...

Auburn fire threat still high

Auburn residents should not consider themselves safe from fire this summer. Auburn Fire Chief Mark D’Ambrogi said although the recent Project Canyon Safe was a great community ev ...