History

Historic eatery had other, earlier roles

We know it as Mary Belle’s, and it’s been Mary Belle’s since 1962 when Mary Belle Medin moved her operation from the old Koffee Kup on Lincoln Way to what had bee ...

Media Life: Auburn blows by Davis for regional cycling bragging rights

You’d think Davis would be wearing the yellow jersey when it comes to naming the community in the region that has the most diligent bike peddlers. But you’d be wrong i ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Aug. 22 and 29, 1963

Hard hit young father is helped It’s pretty hard on a young man who works as a service station attendant to raise four small youngsters. That’s the position in whic ...

New Auburn street-name rules to emphasize history

  Developers with a penchant for getting cutesy with street names in their subdivisions are looking at new hurdles in Auburn to their own creativity. The city is moving forw ...

Media Life: Auburn Cemetery tour to reveal major historical haunts

  Auburn’s past can be told through its cemeteries, and the Auburn Cemetery’s manicured expanse of lawn and oak-shaded headstones can yield some interesting stori ...

Placer County Museums need volunteers

There are many historic buildings and sites in Placer County, but history isn’t really about buildings or sites, it’s about people. From the Nisenan Maidu who first pop ...

Media Life: Colfax-linked movie “Spectacular Now” in theaters

  A teen-focused, coming-of-age movie with heart, “The Spectacular Now” could be this summer’s sleeper hit if audiences catch on to its indie charm. The sp ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal … Aug. 8 and 15, 1963

Spectacular fire guts Tate home A spectacular fire, fed by propane gas, gutted the home of the Milburn J. Tate family on Palm Avenue opposite the Palm Market Sunday morning. Mr ...

Factory in Auburn suburb vacant, surrounded by homes

  Take a turn on the quiet suburban Auburn side street of Herrington Drive and you’re suddenly staring at an oddity among the houses. Tucked away on about 2 acres of l ...