Robbers Fire

Disability claims boost fire cost

I just read in the Auburn Journal it cost the taxpayers $11 million to stop the (Robbers) fire (“Cal Fire’s Robbers Fire bill rises to $11.9 million,” Journal, Ju ...

Firefighters did amazing job

To all the firefighters: Thank you, thank you, thank you. To have contained that Robbers Fire in those steep canyons with no more losses than were suffered was amazing. All of Pl ...

Noon Hour Update: Lightning strikes stoke fire fears; Robbers Fire update; woman recovering from injury and city council emails

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Tuesday editio ...

Ours is a community to take pride in

As a volunteer with the American Red Cross, I would like to say a heartfelt thank you to the community for such a generous show of support over the past week! At the Auburn office, ...

Another View: Fire reminds us of what to be grateful for

This week and last our coverage was dominated by the Robbers Fire. This fire was threatening and no doubt caused fear for evacuated homeowners. We also extend our sympathies to th ...

Noon Hour Update: Robbers Fire getting contained; reaction to movie theater shooting; Auburn Folsom Road wreck and Flying Doctors

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Sunday and onl ...

Firefighters? achievement inspires awe

I woke up in my own bed this morning, a seemingly unremarkable event for most, but for me, it was miraculous. The ?Robbers Fire,? as it came to be known, forced my family and our ...

Another View: New fee doesn?t pay for prevention, response

While the July 15 opinion piece in the Auburn Journal (Our View: "Seeing fire crews in action money well spent") is 100 percent correct in stating these are dollars well spent and ...

Noon Hour Update: Penryn burglaries; Robbers Fire evacuees return and new school meal standards

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Thursday editi ...

Robbers Fire spares most of state recreation area

The Robber?s Fire may have claimed 2,650 acres so far, but most of the Auburn State Recreation Area has been spared from its path of destruction, according to Supervising Ranger Sc ...