parks

Future of downtown corner park uncertain

The future of a small plot of land on the corner of Placer and High streets in Downtown Auburn is uncertain now that the city has set its sights on the remodel of a different corne ...

Reader Input: Time has come to dismantle ASRD

I am a local resident and frequent park user at Auburn State Recreation District parks. It is very troubling how our state park has become a police state. I am talking about re ...

Smoke-free Auburn parks attempt suffers setback

  An Auburn Recreation District committee is recommending no change to regulations that currently allow cigarette smoking in parks. The district’s policy committee, co ...

Med pot puffers banned from local parks

Auburn-area parks are now off-limits to medicinal marijuana users puffing pot. The Auburn Recreation District board has approved an amendment to its park rules that prohibits a ...

Vote to get our rights back

The addition of yet more pay stations does not surprise those of us that have been observing more and more rights get taken away (“Nature’s beauty will cost you,” ...

Hidden Falls park-funding wrangle heading to Board of Supervisors

Placer County’s parks panel has added its support to controversial plans for $150,000 in developer fees the Auburn Recreation District argues could be better spent elsewhere. Th ...

Investing in country’s parks can help economy

Our parks preserve our cultural and natural landscapes, bring to life our history, and provide us with accessible green spaces that are key to our quality of life. And although i ...

Dewie's Hole: With mine vent sealed, things are 'golden' for foothill retriever

Dewie, a 3-year-old golden retriever, stood watch as repair crews filled a 30-plus-foot deep mine vent Thursday that the pooch plummeted into in January. The mine vent on state la ...