Lake Tahoe

Noon Hour Update: Embezzlement case pleas; food trucks in the region; courthouse in Tahoe; Space Shuttle sightings and Media Life

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Chance meeting led to stellar law enforcement career

William “Bill” Scott was born at home near Scott’s Corner in Newcastle on Auburn Folsom Road in 1924, the second of four children. The familiar landmark was named after his ...

Auburn Ski Club set to host biathlon championship

There may not be any snow yet. But the Auburn Ski Club is getting ready to host the USBA National Summer Biathlon Championships next week in Lake Tahoe. The event, which taking pla ...

U.S. bid for 2022 Winter Olympics goes under

Any hope of the 2022 Winter Olympics being held at Squaw Valley were quashed Tuesday afternoon after the U.S. Olympic Committee decided it will hold off on placing a bid for the ga ...

Having trouble submitting steelhead, sturgeon report cards on DFG site? Then mail them in

The deadline for returning mandated steelhead and sturgeon report cards was Jan. 31.If you didn’t submit them, you’ll receive a note from the Department of Fish and Gam ...

Another View: Auburn fits in well with District 5

When I ran for Placer County supervisor, my main objective was to make the board more accessible and responsive to community input. For the past three years, I have worked diligent ...

New ski resort sized too large

My thanks to the Placer County Board of Supervisors for the public hearing they held in Tahoe City on Tuesday, Nov. 15. About 40 people presented their thoughts on the constructio ...

San Jose man killed in boating accident

A boating accident took the life of a San Jose man at Lake Tahoe Saturday. The 46-year-old victim died at the scene, according to a Placer County Sheriff’s Office report. The ...

DFG tries to reintroduce Lahontan Cutthroat to Lake Tahoe

The Department of Fish and Game hopes to reestablish a population of the true native Lahontan Cutthroat trout in Lake Tahoe, and 70,000 young fish made a big splashdown about a mon ...

Fish plants in Lake Tahoe greatly altered

It was reported here that the native minnow population in Lake Tahoe has seriously declined.Some may say, “So what?” But it means with a declining food source, the populations ...

Bait fish, minnow population down in Lake Tahoe

The largest freshwater lake in the United States is partly in California. We share that lake with Nevada. It’s Lake Tahoe.People come from all over the world to see the lake. It' ...

Community Portrait: Native Sons of Golden West vote local man to top post

In the shadow of Auburn’s Historic Courthouse is a brick building constructed in 1860. Look closely at the corner of Court and Commercial streets in Old Town or you might miss it ...

Bear down: Early hunting season a mere month away

Hunting for California big game begins in about a month. It seems so close, as we haven’t had much of a spring weather pattern, much less summer.However, across-the-counter-type ...

Our View: Auburn must pedal its best foot forward for Amgen race day

With the economic recovery starting to find its footing in Auburn, it’s not the right time to fine Auburn businesses for temporary banners and sandwich boards that might be the o ...

Homewood ski resort expansion a controversial topic on Tahoe’s west shore

Considering the crowd that has congregated on this busy Monday at Homewood Mountain Resort, Shayne Kline feels lucky to have secured a small table where he and his young son can ea ...