Mark D'Ambrogi

Dry conditions create tinderbox conditions in California

There have been over three times as many wildfires in California this year from January through the second week of April than there were last year, Cal Fire reports. With November ...

Twin Towers steel makes a home in Auburn

A piece of the event that shook the nation nearly 10 years ago is now calling Auburn its home. The city recently received a 12-inch by 15-inch, 20-pound piece of one of the Twin ...

49 Fire: Where was Auburn Fire?

A dispatch error that resulted in a failure to call the Auburn Fire Department to the scene of last year’s 49 Fire was remedied upon its discovery. According to Ian Gow, chief ...

Local crews sent to cover state fires

State officials have called for help from local firefighters as large blazes have forced mass evacuations and burned thousands of acres of forestland in California. As of Friday, ...

Setting off fireworks? Don’t try it in Auburn

Setting off your own fireworks this Fourth of July is a bad move in Auburn. Except for the annual fireworks show at the Gold Country Fairgrounds, local fire officials don’t wan ...