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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 ...

The "Untouchables"

Not all records were made to be broken. There are several track and field marks in the foothills that are so lofty; they will likely be around for generations. Some already have. E ...

Tucker rewriting record book

Placer High track and field coach Mark Chamberlin might want to use the element of surprise on sophomore Meghan Tucker more often. Earlier this month, the coach notified his young ...

Foresthill Bridge BASE leap caught by Placer sheriff’s copter

A BASE jumper was arrested late Wednesday after an after-dark parachute leap off the Foresthill Bridge near Auburn was spotted by the Placer County Sheriff’s helicopter. Aaron J ...

Parachute jumper rescued from tree, arrested after Foresthill Bridge leap

A BASE jumper found himself suspended 60 feet in the air Thursday dangling from a tree limb in a leap-gone-wrong from the 730-foot-high Foresthill Bridge. Nicholos Frey, 34, of Ol ...

Peat finds a jumping off point

Bernhard Peat didn’t bring any medals home from the World Masters Athletics Championships last weekend in Sacramento. The Auburn resident did return with a new appreciation for t ...

Foresthill Bridge scene of suicide plunge

Witnesses said they watched helplessly Tuesday as a woman leaped 730 feet to her death from the Foresthill Bridge, near Auburn. "I was the only car going across and she just took ...

Citrus Heights man takes fatal leap off Foresthill Bridge near Auburn

A reportedly despondent Citrus Heights man took his life Tuesday by jumping off the Foresthill Bridge. The 27-year-old man's wife told Citrus Heights Police that he was depressed ...

Foresthill Bridge sightseers save woman’s life

It started out as a walk at sunset Monday on the Foresthill Bridge to take in the magnificent view of the canyon. But it turned into a rescue effort by a group of four sightseers ...