rattlesnake

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, June 4 and 11, 1964

Sticks and stones won’t get millions from ‘Poor’ Pierre Portly Pierre Salinger defeated Controller Alan Cranston for the Democratic senatorial nomination this w ...

Snakes on a sidewalk

The Auburn Justice Center in North Auburn received an interesting visitor Thursday when a small rattlesnake was found slithering in front of the facility’s employee entrance. ...

Rattlesnake sightings, bitings mark move into Placer’s warmer season

Warmer weather is drawing both people and rattlesnakes out of hibernation, renewing warnings to be careful outdoors or risk a snake bite. While the bite of the rattlesnake is seld ...

Placer's rattlers back biting in Year of Snake

The Auburn area’s latest painful reminder that the foothills are rattlesnake country occurred Saturday night in Cool. A woman walking downstairs in her home’s garage f ...

Placer High rattler finds new home

The Northern Pacific rattlesnake that has called Placer High School home for 30 years will be on the move later this month. Striker the rattlesnake has lived in a locked cage in a ...

Striker loss struck a chord with teacher

I never thought I would write a letter to the editor, but your article on the rattlesnake named Striker, struck a real chord with me (“Placer High loses its fiercest biology ...

Placer High loses its fiercest biology lesson

A rattlesnake that has called Placer High School's biology classes home for more than three decades will soon be relocated under an order from the school district. Striker is a Nor ...

Media Life: Tale of three bears adds to Western States 100 mystique

Add a protective mama bear and two cubs to the legend and lore of the Western States 100. But don’t expect the trio of bad-news bruins to lumber off into the sunset just yet. The ...

Workers find huge rattlesnake near water treatment plant

CAMERON PARK — Running across a rattler in California, let alone the foothills, is not uncommon. However, coming upon a nearly 8-foot-long rattlesnake is highly unusual. El Dorad ...

Success story: Auburn cleans up in canyon Earth Day trash trek

Two rattlers, several red-tailed hawks and 176 volunteers were part of the Earth Day cleanup in the Auburn State Recreation Area. The volunteer group cleared 40 cubic yards of tra ...