Robie Point

Neighbors fighting fire risk

Another group of residents is taking pride in keeping itself safe from fire. Fifteen residents of the Monteceilo neighborhood at Riverview Drive and Maidu Drive along the American ...

Hanley running for re-election

Councilman Kevin Hanley hopes to “preserve Auburn’s small-town charm” through another term on City Council. Hanley officially filed papers to run in the Nov. 2 election. Ha ...

Future fuel break projects possible

Auburn residents can now help maintain a permanent shaded fuel break in the American River Canyon. The Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council Friday decided to offer residents a ch ...

Auburn fire threat still high

Auburn residents should not consider themselves safe from fire this summer. Auburn Fire Chief Mark D’Ambrogi said although the recent Project Canyon Safe was a great community ev ...

Volunteers create fuel break

With saws in hand, approximately 100 Auburn residents set out for Robie Point early Saturday morning to clear out overgrowth and create a fire-safe fuel break. “It’s great to ...

Safe canyon for Auburn

Auburn residents will be working to save lives and land Saturday. Project Canyon Safe is an effort to recreate a shaded fuel break throughout 10 acres of the Robie Point area of th ...

Firefighters are fast, effective

I came home this morning after grocery shopping to find firetrucks in our neighborhood near our house. One of my neighbors told me it was a house fire and that everyone was OK (Jou ...

Another View: Think inside the tinderbox

The Auburn Journal editorial, “2010: Let’s get back to basics” (Jan. 3), noted in reference to the devastating 49 Fire, “If area residents had known what could have happene ...

Canyon needs regular clearing

The before and after photos that appeared in the Project Canyon Safe article in the Journal on April 13 is the Grand Oaks Homeowner Association Open Space Area. We worked with the ...

Our View: Canyon fire break: Let’s get ’er done ourselves, Auburn

Bob Snyder doesn’t want the horror of the 49 Fire to repeat itself along the rim of the American River canyon. Auburn city officials, businesses, landowners and the thousands o ...