American River Canyon

Applegate Fire holds at canyon

Potential storm systems and terrain are on the minds of fire officials and their crews as they work toward containment of the Applegate Fire. The fire started Wednesday afternoon ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, 1964

Wind-whipped forest fire blackens 4,000 acres A recurring forest fire which started near Butcher Ranch on the Auburn-Foresthill Road about 4 p.m. Saturday and blackened more than ...

Placer County coroner probes cause of canyon death near Auburn

A cause had not been determined Thursday in the death of a Nevada County man whose body was discovered Tuesday in the American River canyon near Auburn. A Placer County Sheriff&rs ...

Another View: On firestorms, public policy and the Big Mo

Watching the devastating impacts on human beings as the Sand Fire swept through the borderlands of Amador and El Dorado counties, it reminded me that momentum is a powerful force i ...

Happy ending in search for horse rider near Auburn

With temperatures soaring into the triple digits Tuesday afternoon and concerns surrounding the owner of a riderless, saddled horse spotted running in the American River canyon nea ...

Highway 49, 193 road closures coming in June

A portion of Highway 49 in the American River canyon below Auburn, known for its tight turns and mangled guard rails, is in line for a major safety overhaul by Caltrans. And with ...

Reader Input: Horse people need to lighten up, share

What is it with these horse people (“User groups still at odds over bike park location,” Journal, April 2)? They feel they have the divine right of kings as the only on ...

Another View: Building the Auburn Dam still isn’t the right call

On March 2, guest columnist Tom McClintock made it clear that he was reopening the Auburn Dam proposal (“California Water: It’s the storage presenting the problem,&rdqu ...

Media Life: New book a guide to American River canyon, life

  You have to hand it to Eric Peach and Co. for coming up with not only a new and improved edition of “The American River Insider’s Guide” but also sneaking ...

101-year-old locomotive with Auburn history travels to new home in Willits

An honored guest during celebrations surrounding the 100th birthday party for the Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge in 2012, Engine 202 made the move Wednesday from Auburn to its n ...