Sierra Nevada Conservancy

Community made a day of sprucing up the confluence

The inaugural Great Sierra River Cleanup took out the trash in 22 counties, including Placer. Sponsored by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, Saturday’s garbage pickup drew an estim ...

Sierra Nevada Conservancy joins the fire fight

As fellow residents of the Sierra Nevada foothills, the employees of the Sierra Nevada Conservancy in Auburn are feeling the pain of those who lost their homes in the recent 49 Fir ...

Funds freed for fuel break projects

It?s back-to-work time for 10 Auburn environmental projects from Auburn to Tahoe halted by California?s budget crisis. The Sierra Nevada Conservancy received the go-ahead last wee ...

Bounty of office space sits empty

Auburn had an overabundance of office space in 2008 but this year there’s even more, local Realtors say. “There’s a lot of space out there but most of it is concentrated in ...

Our View: Auburn City Council needs to light some fires

Sometimes slow and steady doesn’t cut it – particularly when results are few and far between. The City Council needs to establish a collective “bucket list” and start ligh ...