Tom Christofk

Auburn takes step toward making Western States ‘historic’

What do the Trail of Tears, the Oregon Trail and the Lewis and Clark Trail have in common with the Western States Trail? Nothing in particular, at the moment, but there’s a ...

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 ...

Clean air grant projects will range from boats to bicycles

Placer County’s clean-air district is divvying up $1 million in funding to projects ranging from greener engines on North Tahoe cruise boats to building more city of Auburn bike ...

Auburn’s famed endurance events rise from the ashes after last year’s fires

Endurance is on the comeback trail in Auburn after smoke-filled skies from forest fires led to cancellation of both the Western States 100 run and Tevis Cup horse ride in 2008. The ...