A large group of rafters who tied their many rafts together float down the American River at Lower Sunrise Recreation Area on Monday in Sacramento. Memorial Day has traditionally been wild on the American River Parkway, but increased law enforcement and an alcohol ban seek to keep the party mellow.
A large group of rafters who tied their many rafts together float down the American River at Lower Sunrise Recreation Area on Monday in Sacramento. Memorial Day has traditionally been wild on the American River Parkway, but increased law enforcement and an alcohol ban seek to keep the party mellow. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
A large group of rafters who tied their many rafts together float down the American River at Lower Sunrise Recreation Area on Monday in Sacramento. Memorial Day has traditionally been wild on the American River Parkway, but increased law enforcement and an alcohol ban seek to keep the party mellow. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com

American River crowds active but calm on Memorial Day

May 25, 2015 09:31 PM

UPDATED May 26, 2015 06:10 AM

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