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Reader Input: Hydroelectric project a bad idea

The proposed hydroelectric plant at the North Fork Dam at Lake Clementine will neither provide local energy nor reduce our community energy costs (“Auburn Recreation District ...

Army Corps inspecting North Fork Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making what is being described as a routine inspection this week of the North Fork Dam, near Auburn. That will mean no water coming over the to ...

Lake Clementine power-generation plans to be aired in Auburn

Due to strong demand for information on the proposed hydroelectric generation facility on the North Fork of the American River near Auburn, project proponent Lake Clementine Hydro ...

Questions surfacing on Lake Clementine hydro project

Questions are being raised by several Auburn-area residents about a proposal to build a hydroelectric generation facility at the North Fork Dam at Lake Clementine. Speakers at a p ...

Lake Clementine hydroelectric project faces deadlines

  Five years into an attempt to build a hydroelectric generation facility on the North Fork of the American River near Auburn, Lake Clementine Hydro is moving ahead with envi ...

A confluence of good intentions

The next time someone tells you to “take a hike,” consider the source. If it’s a member of the Canyon Keepers, well, it’s their job — OK, “cal ...

Lovers' quarrel leads to American River canyon search and rescue

Left on her own in the American River canyon after a quarrel Wednesday with her boyfriend, a Bay Area woman got a helping hand out of the wild from a Placer County sheriff’s ...

Prime North Fork riverfront land near Auburn saved from development

AUBURN CA - A 40-acre swathe of undeveloped canyon land on the North Fork of the American River near Auburn is now under the protective wing of the Placer Land Trust. The non-prof ...

Fed funding drop threatens Auburn State Recreation Area’s future

Time and money is running out on Lake Clementine. The same goes for the Auburn State Recreation Area it’s located in as the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation grapples with shrinking bu ...

Fight on to keep Lake Clementine from being ‘lost and gone forever’

The fight is on to keep a scenic lake near Auburn open. And it’s boiling down to coming up with about $60,000 a year in funding. Lake Clementine had been threatened with closur ...