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Hung up Foresthill Bridge BASE jumper rescued from tree branch
Tuesday Sep 18 2012
AUBURN CA - A Foresthill Bridge BASE jumper was rescued then arrested after a getting hung up Monday night on a tree branch near the end of his 730-foot plunge. A Pacific Gas & El ...
Second suicide jumper leaps to death Wednesday from Foresthill Bridge
Thursday Jun 07 2012
AUBURN CA - A second person made a fatal jump late Wednesday off the Foresthill Bridge, near Auburn, authorities said Thursday. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office released th ...
Placer County rafting death cause months away
Tuesday May 08 2012
AUBURN CA - The cause of death for river rafter Stan Decker won?t be known for several months. Decker, 59, of Rohnert Park, died Saturday on a North Fork American River rafting ru ...
Gold panning spikes in Auburn State Recreation Area rivers
Wednesday Mar 07 2012
AUBURN CA - Rivers in the Auburn State Recreation Area have been getting a workout from pans and hands. Supervising Ranger Scott Liske said that he’s witnessed a spike in pannin ...
$2,000 pricetag for helicopter rescue from tree at Foresthill Bridge
Wednesday Oct 19 2011
A Foresthill Bridge parachute jump gone wrong and the subsequent helicopter rescue from a tree branch 60 feet above the ground last Thursday could cost an Olympic Valley man $2,000 ...
Parachute jumper rescued from tree, arrested after Foresthill Bridge leap
Thursday Oct 13 2011
A BASE jumper found himself suspended 60 feet in the air Thursday dangling from a tree limb in a leap-gone-wrong from the 730-foot-high Foresthill Bridge. Nicholos Frey, 34, of Ol ...
Media Life: Tale of three bears adds to Western States 100 mystique
Thursday Jun 30 2011
Add a protective mama bear and two cubs to the legend and lore of the Western States 100. But don’t expect the trio of bad-news bruins to lumber off into the sunset just yet. The ...
Freak summer gully washer is a record buster
Wednesday Jun 29 2011
Summer? What summer? A freak storm rolled through Auburn and the foothills Tuesday and Wednesday, dumping record rain on the area. Rain totals were impressive for any time of year ...
Memorial Day river, traffic safety stressed
Friday May 27 2011
With the American River flowing cold and fast, the state Parks Department is saying that there are plenty of alternative ways to enjoy the Auburn State Recreation Area. Cooler tha ...
Man scales new Foresthill Bridge fencing to leap to his death
Wednesday May 04 2011
A man climbed over new, higher fencing on the Foresthill Bridge and leaped to his death Wednesday morning. The bridge is currently undergoing a $74.4 million seismic retrofit and ...
Pay for rescue? American River daredevil’s wild ride sparks questions
Monday Apr 04 2011
A man swept downstream at the confluence and rescued from a rock by a California Highway Patrol helicopter has an unforgettable story to tell his buddies. But a witness who says h ...
Dog's horse attack probe still on
Monday Apr 21 2008
No dog and no owner has surfaced from the off-leash pit bull attack on a horse being ridden on an Auburn State Recreation Area trail near Auburn. But the effort by the state Parks ...
New leads emerge in dog attack on horse
Wednesday Apr 09 2008
Approaching a week since a vicious dog attack on a horse being ridden on an Auburn-area trail, the investigation into locating the animal was bolstered Wednesday by new information ...
Attack pit bull still at large
Friday Apr 04 2008
A day after a pit bull attacked a horse on an Auburn State Recreation Area trail, Jerry Jackson was packing a canister of pepper spray for protection as he set out from the rim of ...
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