A 15-year-old died while trying to swim in the Middle Fork of the American River Friday morning, authorities say.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sacramento Fire Department’s DART divers searched the American River near Highway 160 near an overturned boat.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife says we’re in store for an above-normal salmon season. So many are already coming upstream from the ocean, you can see them slapping up against the weir at the Nimbus Hatchery.
Sacramento investigators pulled the body of a missing Citrus Heights man out of the American River Friday morning.
The search for an arsonist has intensified along the American River in Rancho Cordova after four fires burned in the area in five days.
Firefighters are calling Friday’s 40-acre grassfire along the American River suspicious, and investigators have several suspect descriptions from witnesses who saw people leaving the area where the fire started.
Sacramento’s “Rafters Gone Wild” weekend may not be as wild as it used to be thanks to this year’s booze ban.
An alcohol ban is planned this weekend on the American River because of an event called Rafting Gone Wild.