Arnie Chandola of American Whitewater Expeditions has become an expert on this topic. His company outfits rafters and takes them 20 miles downstream. He knows what it takes to get what he calls “raftable” rapids.
Police say the body of a man with multiple gunshot wounds was found near the American River Thursday morning.
Police say that the body of a man was found in the American River Friday morning.
Crews from the Sacramento Fire Department found a man who went missing on the the American River Thursday morning.
Authorities are searching for a Folsom man who went missing while rafting on the South Fork of the American River over the weekend.
No homes burned in the July 4 fire, but smoke from the 160-acre blaze postponed a Sacramento Republic FC match and nearly meant the cancellation of the Cal Expo fireworks show.
The fire broke out this afternoon and did not damage any structures. But when things seemed to be quieting down in the battle against the 30-acre blaze, flames got into live power lines, causing them to arc.
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Even with smoke settling around Cal Expo from the afternoon fire, families we spoke to say they didn’t want to miss the show.
People are being allowed inside of Cal Expo to watch tonight’s fireworks display, after a fire burned dangerously close to the park.
It’s a huge party every year when thousands of people flock to the confluence of the Sacramento and American Rivers for “Rage on the River.”
A 15-year-old died while trying to swim in the Middle Fork of the American River Friday morning, authorities say.