Tahoe National Forest

Noon Hour Update: Election previews; lightning strikes stoke fire concerns; helping injured horse rider and Sierra College president profile

  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 ...

Planned trail closures cause for lawsuit against US Forest Service

Multiple groups of motor sports enthusiasts and individual riders are suing the US Forest Service and Department of Agriculture over preparations to close more than 800 miles of tr ...

Rich Johnson gives greatly

I have had the honor of knowing Rich Johnson, candidate for supervisor, Placer County District 5, for many years. Rich has contributed countless hours and days for the citizens of ...

Rich Johnson deserves votes

Rich Johnson is Auburn?s best choice for Placer County District 5 supervisor. Here?s why. No other candidate has more knowledge, more interest and more dedication to the citizens o ...

Rich deserves District 5 votes

I have known Rich Johnson and his family since 1981. We were neighbors in Petaluma and car-pooled into San Francisco. Rich had transferred to the San Francisco Regional Office, a ...

Our View: Auburn dam, earthquakes shake canyon decisions

Congressman Tom McClintock believes an Auburn dam will be built and as the ranking member of the powerful water and power subcommittee he has considerable clout. “I am still an ...

Our View: Hark! Season of pigskin, parade, pride in our youth

That little chill in the air the last few days means the holidays are just around the corner. And what a fun, festive and exciting weekend ahead for Auburn fans and families alike. ...

Local kids create project that could change the world

Six kids from Meadow Vista have designed one project that just might change the world. Recently, Sony Europe announced the test launch of the Forest Guard system, which was an id ...

Sunday forest fires contained

Multiple fires that broke out in forested areas near Auburn were contained Sunday night. The eight fires reported in the American River Ranger Dsitrict were under control by ab ...

Storm electrifies Auburn

Lightning struck more than once in Auburn Wednesday night. In fact, it struck 148 times in just the Tahoe National Forest, according to spokeswoman Mary Furney. “It’s a litt ...