History

Come learn what local history has to offer on The Heritage Trail

Where can you learn to split granite blocks with hand tools, get zapped by a violet ray, have your mug shot taken, trade barbs with a notorious murderer and come face to face with ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Rest of the Best revealed

The Auburn Journal readers have spoken with their list of Best of the Best favorites. The Journal has bestowed its awards. But it’s hard to move on without filling in some ga ...

All those years ago .... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Aug. 1, 1963

From the pages of the Auburn Journal … Aug. 1, 1963 Auburn Hotel sold to new corporation The Auburn Hotel, for half a century the hub of the city’s social life, wa ...

Media Life: Huell Howser, Auburn bridge forever linked via web

  The late, great Huell Howser had a way of tapping into some kind of deep-seated desire by Californians to identify with the state’s disparate points of pride - large, ...

All those years ago ... July 18, 1963

From the pages of the Auburn Journal: July 18, 1963 Tierra Heights residents seek aid to sewage ‘mess’ The semi-swank Tierra Heights area just outside Auburn is a & ...

Media Life: Mystery of Placer High bomb shelter solved

  One of last summer’s mysteries has been solved ... thanks to the Auburn Journal’s own “All Those Years Ago.” The bi-weekly compendium of news 50 ye ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Bob Thompson made music with the greats

When Bob Thompson died May 21 in Los Angeles his heady days of success in the music business were faraway visions in the rearview mirror of life. But what a time he had, from bein ...

All those years ago ... July 4, 1963

From the pages of the Auburn Journal, July 4, 1963 Two local children die in crash; highway patrolman turns in badge Ten-year-old Nathan (Eddie) Anderson Jr. and his kid sister ...

Media Life: A spooky reminder on anniversary of grisly 1983 Auburn murder

  The cloud we know as the Internet has struck again - this time to remind that people are still remembering the senseless murder 30 years ago this month of 86-year-old Anna ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Lost Rocker alive and rocking at 78

  Al Hendrix’s recording career stretches back to 1956, when Ike was in the White House and Elvis came out with “Hound Dog.” At that time, he was sporting ...