north fork american river

Fire officials confident on Applegate containment

Firefighters are near full containment on the Applegate Fire despite gusty weekend weather throughout the region. The fire started around 1:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at multiple points along ...

Lake Clementine hydroelectric project faces deadlines

  Five years into an attempt to build a hydroelectric generation facility on the North Fork of the American River near Auburn, Lake Clementine Hydro is moving ahead with envi ...

Placer Land Trust protects North Fork American River land

Auburn’s Placer Land Trust has teamed with the Emigrant Trails Greenway Trust to acquire 160 acres of land on the North Fork American River at Weimar’s Gillis Hill, gua ...

Pioneer Placer County Oest family, Placer Land Trust, preserve 350 acres near Auburn

Placer County’s pioneering Oest family is teaming with Placer Land Trust to preserve 350 acres of ranchland near Lake Clementine. Daryl Oest’s great-grandfather arrived in Pla ...