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Placer County rafting death cause months away

AUBURN CA - The cause of death for river rafter Stan Decker won?t be known for several months. Decker, 59, of Rohnert Park, died Saturday on a North Fork American River rafting ru ...

Authorities look into cause of death of rafter on North Fork American River run

AUBURN CA - A Rohnert Park man has died while whitewater rafting on the North Fork of the American River near Colfax and authorities are looking into the possibility of a fatal hea ...

Rafter dies in North Fork American River

AUBURN CA - A Rohnert Park man has died in the North Fork of the American River near Colfax, while whitewater rafting, authorities have reported. The man has been identified as Sta ...

Body found in American River below Foresthill Bridge near Auburn still not ID’d

AUBURN CA - A man whose body was found in the American River below Foresthill Bridge near Auburn remained unidentified Thursday. The Placer County coroner said the man’s body wa ...

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 ...

Citrus Heights man takes fatal leap off Foresthill Bridge near Auburn

A reportedly despondent Citrus Heights man took his life Tuesday by jumping off the Foresthill Bridge. The 27-year-old man's wife told Citrus Heights Police that he was depressed ...

New pit bull attack on horse in canyon

Another off-leash pit bull has attacked and injured a horse being ridden near Auburn – the second in less than three weeks. The unprovoked attack occurred at the North Fork of t ...

Expansion of 5 mph powerboat speed limit proposed for rec area

A draft planning blueprint for the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area includes plans to stretch a 5 mph speed limit for powerboats up the American River to the area in the canyon b ...