Project Canyon Safe

Another View: Auburn fits in well with District 5

When I ran for Placer County supervisor, my main objective was to make the board more accessible and responsive to community input. For the past three years, I have worked diligent ...

Community hosts successful Project Canyon Safe clearing

The Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council teamed up with volunteers and members of other local organizations to help promote a safer American River Canyon. According to Councilman ...

Another View: Project Canyon Safe 2011 ready to clean up

The accumulation of dangerous levels of dry wood and brush on federal lands put communities all across California in the direct pathway of a catastrophic fire. The residents of the ...

Work day to promote lowering fire risk in Auburn

Residents can help keep fire risk down in Auburn by volunteering at an upcoming clearing event. The Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council is hosting a Project Canyon Safe voluntee ...

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 ...

Another View: Enforce the Hazardous Vegetation Abatement Ordinance

As President Harry Truman was leaving office, he wondered out loud about the managerial skills of General Eisenhower, the incoming president, in the political world. “He’ll si ...

$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 ...

Our View: Local, state and national issues take stage Tuesday

Polls will open in about 48 hours, so if you haven’t voted yet with a mail-in ballot, there’s still time to bone up on the candidates, propositions and measures that are repeat ...

Hanley astute, considerate

I extend my unqualified support for the re-election of Kevin Hanley to the Auburn City Council for the reasons cited below and ask all Auburn voters to do the same. Kevin has a pr ...

Hanley a top town advocate

For Kevin Hanley, Auburn comes first, and that’s exactly why I’m casting my vote for his re-election to the Auburn City Council. Kevin’s tenure on the council speaks for its ...

Our View: Hanley, Powers and Snyder top choice for council

This November, Auburn residents will consider six city council candidates on the ballot, but there are three who stand out as the clear choice to serve our community for the next f ...

Fire protection continues along canyon

Residents in the Aeolia Heights neighborhood worked Saturday morning to keep fire risk down in their area of the American River Canyon. From 7:30-10 a.m. Saturday, 15 neighbors w ...

Aeolia Heights protects itself from fire

Resident Fred Merriam works to remove low limbs in Saturday’s Aeolia Heights Project Canyon Safe effort. The clearing was part of an ongoing brush-removal effort that started in ...

Weeding out fire

Neighbors in Aeolia Heights are hoping to protect the area’s more than 100-year-old history by dousing out fire risk. The Project Canyon Safe effort, which started in Robie Poi ...