search and rescue

Search continues near Foresthill for missing Modesto man

FORESTHILL — Search crews set out amid the rain and snow Monday and continued to look for Robert Root, 55, of Modesto, who vanished a day earlier while running with a group o ...

Lovers' quarrel leads to American River canyon search and rescue

Left on her own in the American River canyon after a quarrel Wednesday with her boyfriend, a Bay Area woman got a helping hand out of the wild from a Placer County sheriff’s ...

It’s Christmas. Do you know where your charitable donations are going?

  AUBURN CA - The holiday period is a time of peace on Earth, goodwill to men and a huge increase in people’s charitable giving. And while it’s a crucial time fo ...

Skier dies after Sierra avalanche rescue

  TAHOE CITY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a skier who was caught in an avalanche near a Northern California ski resort has died at the hospital. Officials say 29-year- ...

Fire, police search for person in Auburn canal

Auburn, CA -- Fire and law enforcement personnel are wrapping up a search for a possible person in the water canal between Edgewood Road and the Wise Forebay this afternoon. Accord ...

SoCal squad recovers body deep in Foresthill gold mine

A miner’s death 1,500 feet into a Foresthill-area gold mine spurred a body-recovery effort over the weekend by a team of Southern California underground rescue experts. Folsom’ ...

Auburn Police officer and son spend a chilly night

A deer hunt turned into a cold night in the Sierra for Auburn Police officer James Dalton and his son, with rescue coming in the early-morning hours Monday after an intensive searc ...