Mark D’Ambrogi

Placer High art class scrambles to make up for supplies lost in fire

Art teacher Kaija Perkins-Uno and her classes are back in creative mode, days after a fire forced them out of a Placer High School classroom. The classes that normally would be h ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fire danger looms

“Intolerable” and “highly objectionable” were the words Bob Snyder used to describe the process the city is taking to maintain the American River Canyon Shaded Fuel Break. ...

Catastrophic Auburn wildfire inspires cooperative solution

Your editorial, “2010: Let’s get back to basics,” (Jan. 3), noted that the “horrific 49 Fire reminded us what can happen when fire, wind and drought conditions mix” and t ...

Council votes to upgrade local wastewater plant

Although all five members of the Auburn City Council expressed a preference to join the proposed regional sewer plant based at Lincoln, they nevertheless voted unanimously Monday n ...