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Conservancy grant to fund fuel break effort

The City of Auburn Fire Department will once again make significant strides in protecting the community from  wildfire’s catastrophic destruction thanks to a grant award ...

Another View: On firestorms, public policy and the Big Mo

Watching the devastating impacts on human beings as the Sand Fire swept through the borderlands of Amador and El Dorado counties, it reminded me that momentum is a powerful force i ...

$100K grant funds more work on shaded fuel break

  The Auburn Fire Department received another grant to do further work on the shaded fuel break, and it also renewed the federal agreement that makes doing that kind of work ...

Noon Hour Update: Crime concerns at Auburn Airport; Media Life; fuel break in Auburn; regional sewer plant and Placer girls hoops tournament

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Auburn wildfire safety sparks funding boost from Sierra Nevada Conservancy

AUBURN CA - Community-based efforts to keep Auburn safe from wildfires spreading from the American River canyon have received a major financial boost. The Auburn-based Sierra Neva ...

$100K Grant helps canyon clearing continue

The state of California recently awarded the city of Auburn a $100,000 grant to continue a shaded fuel break project in the Aeolia Heights neighborhood. The fuel break is part of t ...

A small step toward fire safety

The Auburn City Council and The Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council are gearing up to clear the fuel break in the American River Canyon and they need volunteers to help. At Mond ...