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Hung up Foresthill Bridge BASE jumper rescued from tree branch
Tuesday Sep 18 2012
AUBURN CA - A Foresthill Bridge BASE jumper was rescued then arrested after a getting hung up Monday night on a tree branch near the end of his 730-foot plunge. A Pacific Gas & El ...
Down with pet stealers
Wednesday Sep 05 2012
“We didn’t steal ’em, we rescued ’em!” the pet thieves yell over their shoulders as they run off with someone’s beloved pet. Too lazy, too dull, and often too drugged t ...
Sixty feet is pretty high up
Friday Oct 28 2011
This is in response to the man who jumped off a 730-foot tall bridge and got stuck in a tree on the way down. Afterward, he is arrested (Journal, Oct. 20). I think this is ridiculo ...
Public shouldn’t pay for jumper’s ‘kicks’
Friday Oct 14 2011
“BASE jumper arrested after rescue,” (Journal, Oct. 14). Finally, a sensible solution to remedy the ever-increasing problem of foolish people who wish to put their lives in dan ...
Auburn wildlife organization attempts rescue of bald eagle at Folsom Lake
Tuesday Oct 11 2011
Local volunteers recently tried to rescue an injured bird from Folsom Lake. Kari Freidig and Bob Murray, with Auburn-based Gold Country Wildlife Rescue, responded to the peninsul ...
Rescued cat tale warms hearts
Monday Oct 10 2011
This letter is in regard to the heartwarming letter from Chris Conklin of Foresthill (Reader Input, Sept. 26) concerning the rescue of the Siamese kitten at the AM-PM gas station. ...
Pay for rescue? American River daredevil’s wild ride sparks questions
Monday Apr 04 2011
A man swept downstream at the confluence and rescued from a rock by a California Highway Patrol helicopter has an unforgettable story to tell his buddies. But a witness who says h ...
Auburn woman dies in attempt to save dog from drowning
Monday Feb 07 2011
A dangerous stretch of Bodega Bay shoreline has claimed the life of an Auburn woman who went into the ocean to save her pet pug from being swept out to sea. Cindy Becker-Watkins, ...
Miners’ rescue effort superb
Wednesday Oct 20 2010
I totally agree with the letters by Carol Wallgren and Elly Derr (Reader Input, Oct. 19). Kudos to everyone involved in the rescue of the miners in Chile. Working most of my life ...
Chilean miners inspire reader
Monday Oct 18 2010
Wasn’t it awesome to see the rescue of the 33 miners in Chile? Each one thanked God for their safety, and seemed to have a new appreciation for their families and friends after t ...
Miners’ miracle did world good
Monday Oct 18 2010
The best of humanity was in evidence at the mineworker rescue in Chile. What a shot in the arm of the goodness of God and man. We are very fortunate indeed to live in this amazing ...
Firefighters save 5-year-old
Thursday Sep 02 2010
Two local firefighters were involved in the rescue of a 5-year-old boy late Saturday morning. Captain Kevin Wegener and Firefighter Mike Lowry work full-time for the Sacramento Me ...
CHP, Cal Fire team up to rescue woman on Bear River near Colfax
Tuesday Aug 31 2010
Cal Fire firefighters and a California Highway Patrol helicopter crew are being credited with rescuing a woman who had become lost in the darkness along an isolated stretch of the ...
Dog rescuers are true heroes
Wednesday Jun 16 2010
A hero is someone admired for his achievements, his qualities and one who shows great courage. This describes two local PG&E employees, Chris Brewster and Jim Boyle, who rescued ...
Auburn shows the love for 7-year-old Haitian orphan after miracle rescue
Friday Jan 22 2010
The Auburn area is showing its love for 7-year-old Claire, an orphan rescued by a Lake of the Pines family from earthquake-devastated Haiti. Claire, who has been adopted by Scott ...
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