restoration

American Fire site targeted for tree planting, salvage harvesting, hazard tree reduction

The American Fire’s 27,000-acre burn footprint east of Foresthill is targeted for major restoration by the U.S. Forest Service. Under a plan approved by Tahoe National Fores ...

Meadow Vista VW aficionado has the bug

Smoothing out dents, straightening grilles and repainting auto bodies are second nature to Meadow Vista resident Corey Smith. “My family comes from a long line of people wh ...

Auburn City Council debates giving Neff Fountain to Placer County

The iconic Neff Fountain is on its way to getting a makeover, but whether it will remain property of the City of Auburn or be transferred to Placer County caused some debate betwee ...

Auburn’s Firehouse No. 1 restoration nearing completion

An anonymous donor has provided a financial boost to the long-stalled Firehouse No. 1 restoration project in Downtown Auburn. Tim Busk, an Auburn painter and driving force behind ...

Ott holds key to ravine restoration

Ron Ott may soon hold the key to the Auburn Ravine restoration in his hands. After months of tireless research, Ott is creating a unique book on the Auburn Ravine which lists ever ...

Placer County Courthouse bellringing marks courts re-opening

With judges and court staff listening from the ground below to hear a sweet sound long silenced, the 150-year-old Placer County Courthouse bell rang out in celebration Wednesday. ...

Auburn’s Placer County Courthouse bell rings again

Auburn’s courthouse bell – first sounded in 1859 – rang out again Monday in the still morning air high above the city. With the help of a crane, the 300-pound iron bell was ...