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ID sought on body of man found in American River near Auburn

AUBURN CA - The Placer County Sheriff's Coroner's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a man whose body was found in the American River Tuesday morning, directly unde ...

A Bridge Day at Foresthill Bridge for BASE jumpers?

Auburn Foresthill Bridge near Auburn gained more notoriety this month when a late-night BASE jumper from the 730-foot-high span became entangled in a tree branch 60 feet in the air ...

$2,000 pricetag for helicopter rescue from tree at Foresthill Bridge

A Foresthill Bridge parachute jump gone wrong and the subsequent helicopter rescue from a tree branch 60 feet above the ground last Thursday could cost an Olympic Valley man $2,000 ...

Parachute jumper rescued from tree, arrested after Foresthill Bridge leap

A BASE jumper found himself suspended 60 feet in the air Thursday dangling from a tree limb in a leap-gone-wrong from the 730-foot-high Foresthill Bridge. Nicholos Frey, 34, of Ol ...

Man asks directions, leaps to death off Foresthill Bridge

A 20-year-old man politely asked a flagman whether he could go onto the Foresthill Bridge and, given permission, leaped to his death Thursday afternoon when he reached the middle. ...

Raising Foresthill Bridge railing to cause traffic delays

Expect some construction-caused delays traveling over the Foresthill Bridge starting late this month, Placer County officials are advising motorists. Starting near the end of Febru ...

Deputies remove distraught woman from Foresthill Bridge

Placer County sheriff’s deputies answered a call for help on the Foresthill Bridge and prevented a distraught woman from a possible suicide jump today. Sheriff’s dispatch recei ...

Media Life: It’s been a wonderful Media Life in 2010

In the spirit of the Christmas holidays, here’s a look back at some of Media Life's highlights over the past 12 months: Reese reaches millions Pro angler Skeet Reese featured o ...

Caltrans gets its way on new Foresthill Bridge railing height

It’s not as high as some would like and it’s not as low as it is now, but it looks like the height of the railing on the Foresthill Bridge will be just right for Caltrans. Wit ...

View from Foresthill Bridge soon to be behind bars

The Foresthill Bridge near Auburn will gain a new paint-job and earthquake-proof structural stability at the end of a 2½-year-long, $70 million rehab project set to start this fal ...