safety

Auburn cyclist shares tips for safe riding

Regarding the recent articles about cycling in the Auburn community, I’ve been cycling safely in the Auburn area for many years and here are some unwritten rules my cycling frien ...

Take 2-wheeler in for a spin

After much thought, I think I have it all figured out how to solve the problem of roads clogged by bicycles in the foothills. The bicycles are driving the locals crazy in the area ...

Bicyclists need more than bike lanes

This is in response to Lisa Miller’s letter (Reader Input, June 27). First, let me say I appreciate Ms. Miller’s approach, that is, not going the “all cyclists are jerks” ...

Bicyclists need to obey rules of road

Thank you, Lisa Miller, for writing last week what most of us have wanted to mention for years (Reader Input, June 27). Most bicyclists on country roads are a hazard and nuisance t ...

Follow laws, share roadways

In response to Lisa Miller’s recent letter (“Country roads unsafe for bicyclists,” Reader Input, June 27), compromise would be wise. Let’s look at some topics: Having a nea ...

Bikefest to promote safety for youth

Auburn’s youth now have a chance to feel the spirit of the Amgen Tour of California bike race. From 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday kids and their parents can join other cycling ent ...

Our View: Don’t let burglars be your Grinch this holiday season

Holiday lore is filled with heartwarming imagery: Snowmen in the yard, candlelight filling the home, reindeer landing on the roof, jolly St. Nick sliding down the chimney. But for ...

Life after left turns

The statistics are out there. According to AAA, senior drivers are the fastest-growing segment of the population and, other than teenagers, the most likely to be killed while beh ...

Group hosting bear education

Local residents can get an education in living harmoniously with bears at an upcoming meeting. The Sierra Club Placer Group is scheduled to host its general meeting at 7 p.m. Sept ...

Exercise bear country caution

Re: “Brazen bear breaks into Auburn canyon rim home,” (Journal, Aug. 26). People should not be feeding the bears because they will just keep coming back for more. Also, peopl ...