Sierra Nevada

Reader Input: Bikers shatter Sierra peace

I read with interest Penne Usher’s (column, “Keep it simple, laugh and ride often,” Another View, Oct. 24) on getting together with family and friends to enjoy &l ...

Storm systems may mean more ‘rain’

In the height of a drought, even the light sprinkles Auburn experienced Sunday night are enough to raise hopes for the coming months. According to National Weather Service meteoro ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Jan. 16 and 23, 1964

Wildcat strike halts project tunnel work Officials of American River Constructors and the Construction and General Laborers Union were meeting in Sacramento yesterday in a determ ...

Westbound Interstate 80 in the Sierra closed after fatal crash

  Caltrans is reporting that all westbound traffic is closed on Interstate 80 at Castle Peak after a fatal accident in a construction area Monday afternoon.   ...

Snow pack looks good, but dry January is looming

ECHO SUMMIT, Calif. (AP) — A snowy December that kept Sierra ski resorts busy also had California's water managers hopeful Wednesday at the start of a monthly snow-measur ...

Big Trees Grove northernmost collection of Sequoias

Whether in search of solace or science, a little-known grove of very big trees in Placer County may just be the ticket. Located approximately 45 miles east of Auburn, by way of For ...

Better than you found it

Cool and clean, the highest reaches of the Sierra Nevada Mountains stand aloof and unspoiled. Long ago, campers built fire rings — and left the remains of messy wood fires — at ...

Snow storm creates Sierra avalanche threat

TRUCKEE (AP) - Officials are issuing avalanche warnings as the biggest California storm of a dry winter season continues to hammer the northern Sierra. The Sierra Avalanche Center ...

Our View: Don’t trash Auburn’s beauty

We live in Auburn for many reasons, but the most common one is, the beauty. Sitting on the front porch of the Sierra Nevada our community is home to breathtaking views, wildlife, o ...

Renovations harm newts

The Sierra newt is a newt known to be found in this area and is very unique to the Sierra Nevada, although they are not on the endangered species list. In my short lifetime, I have ...