State Parks

Media Life: Turkey vultures making fleeting presence known in Auburn

Auburn’s Deren Ross informs Media Life that the skies over Auburn are sporadically alive these days with the annual southward flight of turkey vultures. Several hundred moved ...

New all-terrain vehicles aid sheriff and trail preservation

Off-highway motor vehicle trails at the Auburn State Recreation Area’s Mammoth Bar park near Auburn have a new Placer County law-enforcement presence in the form of a newly a ...

New all-terrain vehicles aid Placer County sheriff, trail preservation

Off-highway motor vehicle trails at the Auburn State Recreation Area’s Mammoth Bar park near Auburn have a new Placer County law-enforcement presence in the form of a newly a ...

It’s official. Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge now a California Historical Landmark

Newly minted as a California Historical Landmark and with a gleaming plaque to prove it, the Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge is 102 years old and far from sagging under the weigh ...

Auburn to be site of Parks Forward initiative workshop

Got ideas for state parks? The Parks Forward Initiative and the California State Park and Recreation Commission will hold a workshop in Auburn to gather ideas from Gold Country re ...

Media Life: Philadelphia museum highlights Auburn artist

  Auburn outsider artist Martin Ramirez’ star is shining brighter these days in Philadelphia. Several of Ramirez’ otherworldly pastiche of tunnels, horsemen, tra ...

Auburn’s Mile 0 getting new Western States Trail prominence

  Tucked away on an Auburn side street, it’s called Mile 0. It’s the final hoof-print for Tevis Cup riders and – through the work of the Western States Tra ...

Noon Hour Update: Staying out of the coming cold in Auburn; Sacramento Kings sold to Seattle?; League play starts for hoops

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 we’ ...

Where does our money go?

In my opinion, one of the biggest problems facing the budget in California is that there is no accountability. Look at the recent monies found within the State Parks bank accounts ...

Park access denial atrocious

As if there weren?t already a handful of reasons why the new fees implemented in the outdoor recreation areas are uncalled for, now I find out that the leader of the State Parks in ...