Robie Point

Thanks — strap on your helmet

Rex Maynard and Becky Morris want to publically express our hearty thanks and deepest appreciation (“Mountain biker flown out of canyon,” Journal, Aug. 20) first to Jon ...

Another View: Let's protect Auburn from fire

John Adams once wrote, ?Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions they cannot alter the state of facts and eviden ...

Allow home rule for Auburn

As a 12-year resident of Robie Point (although I now live in North Auburn and cannot vote on Auburn matters), I strongly endorse a yes vote on Measure A (Home Rule for Auburn) and ...

Runner’s feet tradition missed

As the Endurance Capital of the World, Auburn enjoys hosting several international endurance events. Events like the Western States Endurance Run bring folks from around the world ...

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 ...

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 ...

$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 ...

Holbrook’s choices urbanized

We believe a vote for Scott Holbrook to retain his seat on the Auburn Recreation District board is misguided. Although he proclaims to be a champion for open space, he has consis ...

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 ...

Trouble in bear country

A bear is causing local residents grief. Auburn resident Sue Ingle, who lives on Wescott Court near Robie Point, said her neighbor alerted her early Wednesday morning to the fact ...