Mark D'Ambrogi

Baltimore Ravine access sent back to Planning Commission

The Auburn City Council voted 4-1 after a laborious Thursday night to task the Planning Commission with studying different main access points for Baltimore Ravine. The meeting beg ...

Firefighter honored for 40 years

Not all firefighters can say they have served under four fire chiefs and 36 mayors, but Auburn Firefighter Bill Brock-Jones can. On Nov. 19 the Auburn Elk’s Lodge honored Brock- ...

$100K Grant funds work to lower fire risk

The local, state and federal government came together in Auburn Monday to work toward a safer American River Canyon. The California Conservation Corps is using a $100,000 grant t ...

$100K Grant helps canyon clearing continue

The state of California recently awarded the city of Auburn a $100,000 grant to continue a shaded fuel break project in the Aeolia Heights neighborhood. The fuel break is part of t ...

City salaries spark resident comments

Although several Auburn city management staff are making more than $100,000 annually, most of them are making substantially less than the same positions in neighboring cities. Loca ...

Pipeline companies talk safety

Companies with pipelines running through Auburn are speaking out about their safety measures, and residents have mixed feelings about what is running under their neighborhoods. PG ...

Chief: Auburn at low risk for San Bruno-type tragedy

There is small risk of Auburn experiencing the kind of gas-fueled fire the residents of San Bruno confronted on Sept. 9. In a briefing to the Auburn City Council Monday night, Aubu ...

49 Fire: Where was Auburn Fire?

A dispatch error that resulted in a failure to call the Auburn Fire Department to the scene of last year’s 49 Fire was remedied upon its discovery. According to Ian Gow, chief ...

Department ranked among nation’s busiest

The Auburn Fire Department is among the nation’s busiest fire agencies with one engine, a staff of 10, four relief positions and about eight volunteers. In the August edition of ...

Illegal fireworks raise fire risk

There are lots of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July. In Auburn, Loomis and throughout unincorporated Placer County, shooting off fireworks isn’t one of them. “All fireworks ...