Regional Park

Placer buys 40 acres west of Hidden Falls Regional Park

More land has been bought by Placer County as part of its Hidden Falls Regional Park expansion. The 39.7 acre property is located west of Hidden Falls park and adjacent to Garden ...

Backboard-shattering vandals hit North Auburn gymnasium

The Regional Park gymnasium in North Auburn suffered more than $3,000 in damage in an overnight attack by vandals. Scott Holbrook, Auburn Recreation District chairman, said Friday ...

Autopsy on Hidden Falls body slated for today

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office expects to know more today about the death of a man whose burned body was discovered in a rural park’s parking lot. The charred body ...

Four attackers assault man in North Auburn

A man was assaulted at North Auburn’s Regional Park by a group of four men who were still being sought Wednesday by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. According to a ...

New play structure ready for action

Kids in Auburn have a new place to play thanks to the Auburn Recreational District’s installation of a play structure at Railhead Park. The play structure includes a slide, ...

Media Life: Saint Motel on NBC’s “Today” for “Paper Towns” soundtrack

Placer High grad Greg Erwin and his Saint Motel bandmates’ profile keeps on rising, most notably this week with an appearance this Tuesday on NBC’s “Today” ...

Auburn Party in Park is music … and much more

With a Louisiana vibe in the air, Party in the Park returns for a 15th year on Friday. And “Mr. Party in the Park” Scott Holbrook is touting this year’s event as ...

Recreation District considers renaming two of Auburn's parks

What’s in a name? Well, that totally depends on how familiar you are with Auburn-area parks. The two most popular area parks, Recreation and Regional Parks, are often confus ...

Reader Input: High time we rename parks

As a former creative writing teacher I attended a recent board meeting of the Auburn Recreation District to propose that the names of Recreation Park and Regional Park be changed. ...

Future is now for Auburn pickleball players

The spanking new, bright-blue courts at North Auburn’s Regional Park filled with players Friday to celebrate expansion of pickleball playing facilities. The Auburn Recreatio ...

Auburn tennis courts to give way to pickleball play

Pickleball under the lights at North Auburn’s Regional Park has been given the go ahead – over the objections of some tennis players who are losing courts to make way. ...

Recreation District in a pickle; I should have known better

One of the lessons that is repeated through childhood and well into adulthood is to never make assumptions. I am sure everyone has heard the catchy phrase about what happens when y ...

Another View: For boomers, pickleball is court of last resort

I have discovered the path to world peace, and it is a game called “pickleball.” In fact, if diplomats could find a way to coax Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin on a cou ...

“Skeet” Skeaton to be remembered

Anthony “Skeet” Skeaton will be remembered at a gathering in North Auburn marking the one-year anniversary of his death in the Placer County Jail. Skeaton’s moth ...

Solutions for goose control remain up in the air at ARD meeting

The Auburn Area Recreation and Park District Board of Directors Thursday night approved one of the final steps needed to install gates at Overlook Park and continued the issue of h ...