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American River Parkway Fires Put Focus On Homeless Camps Amid Dry Brush

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.

07/23/2014

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American River Trail Fire Stopped At 30 Acres, Slowed Evening Commute

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.

07/15/2014

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America’s Best Whitewater Rafting Destinations

This summer, experience the thrill of one of these top rivers for whitewater rafting.

07/07/2014

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Cal Expo Fireworks Show Spectators Undeterred By Fire

Even with smoke settling around Cal Expo from the afternoon fire, families we spoke to say they didn’t want to miss the show.

07/04/2014

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Cal Expo Fireworks Show To Go On As Scheduled; Spectators Allowed In Grandstands

People are being allowed inside of Cal Expo to watch tonight’s fireworks display, after a fire burned dangerously close to the park.

07/04/2014

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Quick Work By Deputy Prevents Drowning During ‘Rage On The River’

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.”

06/29/2014

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Boy, 15, Pulled From Middle Fork Of American River, Pronounced Dead

A 15-year-old died while trying to swim in the Middle Fork of the American River Friday morning, authorities say.

06/13/2014

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Families Flock To American River On Third Year Of Holiday Alcohol Ban

A holiday alcohol ban along the American River appears to be working, as the booze-filled floating Memorial Day parties have become a thing of the past.

05/26/2014

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Fishermen Brave Rain On Russian River In Advance Of Ban

All this rain likely won’t have an impact on fishing in local rivers. A Russian River fishing ban is still expected to begin later this month.

02/08/2014

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American River Fishing Could Be Banned Because Of Drought

These days, the American River resembles more of a creek these days. It’s why wildlife leaders are likely to ban fishing at Nimbus Dam until the end of April.

02/03/2014

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Folsom Dam Outflow Slashed Nearly In Half Amid Historically Dry California Winter

The Bureau of Reclamation is drastically cutting back on water releases from the Folsom Dam into the American River from 800 cubic feet per second to just 500 cfs by Friday.

01/06/2014

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Authorities Call Off Search Near Overturned Boat In American River

Sacramento Fire Department’s DART divers searched the American River near Highway 160 near an overturned boat.

12/30/2013

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