Mammoth Bar

New all-terrain vehicles aid sheriff and trail preservation

Off-highway motor vehicle trails at the Auburn State Recreation Area’s Mammoth Bar park near Auburn have a new Placer County law-enforcement presence in the form of a newly a ...

New all-terrain vehicles aid Placer County sheriff, trail preservation

Off-highway motor vehicle trails at the Auburn State Recreation Area’s Mammoth Bar park near Auburn have a new Placer County law-enforcement presence in the form of a newly a ...

Placer County, Auburn back to dry days after monster storm

The Sierra and Auburn-area foothills are drying out after a five-day deluge that dumped from 8 to 13 inches of rain in the region – and that absence of sought-after moisture ...

Reader Input: That nightmare will cost you

After awakening from a “do not resuscitate” coma at the Auburn Faith Hospital, it became my ultimate dream to ride an off-road motorcycle (dirt bike) to the top of the ...

Dirt bike riders catch air at Mammoth Bar OHV Park

Fun outdoor pastime or complete obsession? For Jeff Barbarick, owner of Auburn Extreme Power Sports, it’s the latter. “I spend as much of my free time as possible ridin ...

Our View: Auburn dam, earthquakes shake canyon decisions

Congressman Tom McClintock believes an Auburn dam will be built and as the ranking member of the powerful water and power subcommittee he has considerable clout. “I am still an ...

Off-road park users being overlooked

The Auburn Recreation District debate over use of funds has been an interesting read (Journal, April 25). However, as a tax-paying citizen of Placer County, I’m a little upset o ...

Mammoth Bar motocross track closes

For at least three weeks, area motocross riders will have to find some place else to ride besides Mammoth Bar. The popular motocross track located off Old Foresthill Road will be ...

All roads open after 40-acre fire near Auburn

Old Foresthill Road was open again Wednesday to through traffic after being shut down late Monday because of a wildland fire. The fire erupted in the late afternoon, burning a tot ...