Scott Liske

Busy highways, recreation areas a signature of Memorial Day kickoff to summer

There?ll be more Californians on the road this Memorial Day, compared to last year, according to AAA. And the foothills ? particularly the Auburn State Recreation Area ? will get a ...

Auburn Journal Newsmakers: Scott Liske

  This week Auburn Journal Newsmakers caught up with Auburn State Recreation Area Supervising Ranger Scott Liske to talk about protecting your property, yourself and having a ...

AT&T says improved cell phone service could take some time

An Auburn resident expressed concerns about the lack of improvement in his cell phone reception after the recent construction of a cell phone tower near his home, while an AT&T rep ...

Sierra snow meltdown approaches its full force

With temperatures in the Sierra rising into the 80s, an unusually late mountain-snowcap meltdown is causing downstream flows to rise rapidly. For Steve Jones, Placer County Water ...

Council calls for $2.7 million recreation area funding

The Auburn City Council wants to make sure the Auburn State Recreation Area gets the $2.7 million in funding it needs. This week the City Council unanimously approved sending a le ...

Proper etiquette needed for pooches on trails

Local trails can be a place to connect with nature but have also been the site of conflicts when animals and humans sometimes get too close. Frequent trail rider Luanne Thomas and ...

Citrus Heights man escapes drowning

A Citrus Heights man who jumped into the American?River to cool off was carried downstream in the cold, swift current, but eventually reached shore safely Saturday. “He was very ...

Trail use issues create canyon concerns

Mounds of dirt crafted into berms and trees cut down to fashion jumps are two symptoms of a conflict in the Auburn State Recreation Area. Pedestrians, equestrians and mountain bi ...

$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 ...

Will Prop. 21 save Auburn recreation area?

California’s tight budget continues to place state parks in peril of cutbacks or closures. Proposition 21, the California State Parks Initiative on the November general election ...