U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Another View: Fire council aims to keep residents, property safe

As the rain dissipates and spring becomes summer, all of us think and worry about the fire danger to our neighborhoods. Remember how last year’s Rim Fire charred over 250,0 ...

Another View: Placer County right in the middle of state water plans

Placer County is in a unique situation as the region where the majority of the state’s water originates, giving us senior water rights. Retention of these rights is tricky bu ...

Auburn bike park drive gains traction

Efforts to build a new bike park in Auburn are moving closer to securing an Overlook Park site. Auburn Recreation District officials heard Thursday that the U.S. Bureau of Rec ...

$100K grant funds more work on shaded fuel break

  The Auburn Fire Department received another grant to do further work on the shaded fuel break, and it also renewed the federal agreement that makes doing that kind of work ...

Nature's beauty will cost you

Early Monday afternoon, Paul Goss and his family were ready to cool off on the banks of the American River.Goss, of Roseville, and his new bride have been coming to the American Ri ...

Auburn State Recreation Area: Proposed budget includes funding

The Auburn State Recreation Area could be poised to gain more funding if President Barack Obama’s proposed budget is approved. A portion of the possible federal budget allocates ...

McClintock, we need your help

The Auburn State Recreation Area is slated to lose the funding from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. This money goes to the state of California to manage our jewel of a park that is ...

Neighbors fighting fire risk

Another group of residents is taking pride in keeping itself safe from fire. Fifteen residents of the Monteceilo neighborhood at Riverview Drive and Maidu Drive along the American ...

Catastrophic Auburn wildfire inspires cooperative solution

Your editorial, “2010: Let’s get back to basics,” (Jan. 3), noted that the “horrific 49 Fire reminded us what can happen when fire, wind and drought conditions mix” and t ...

Some Auburn State Recreation Area parking will jump to $10 next week

The Auburn State Recreation Area’s wild and scenic canyon experience is getting pricier. New pay-to-park fees of up to $10 are due for a soft launch this September at choice tra ...