Auburn Chamber of Commerce

Distribution plan in place for 49 Fire relief fund

The Auburn Disaster Relief Fund committee announced Monday it has found a group to disburse $40,000 cash to 49 fire victims. Committee leaders said that the Salvation Army will w ...

Think Auburn First: Your dollar will go further this season

When you think of Auburn, what comes first to mind? Is it the historic Auburn Courthouse? Maybe the American River Canyon, spanned by the Foresthill Bridge? Is it the friendly pe ...

Fairgrounds is budget friendly for Black & White Ball

Moving Auburn’s Black & White Ball from Downtown Auburn to the Gold Country Fairgrounds is bringing some welcome cost savings in a down economy. “It’s not that we’ve cut t ...

It’s the everyday volunteers who make Auburn rich

Bart Ruud doesn’t seek the limelight. So when he wins a major award for volunteerism one day, lands on the front page on another, and climbs into the front seat for Auburn’s an ...

Town stalwart Bob Jetter dies at 88

An integral part of Auburn and Old Town’s business scene for several decades, Bob Jetter will be remembered with a memorial service on Friday. Jetter, 88, died at an assisted li ...

Put priority on giving back

Editor’s note: The following is the viewpoint of the 2009 class of Leadership Auburn. The more you get to know Auburn, the more connected you become. That’s what becomes clea ...

Local July 4 parties a slice of Americana

With Independence Day weekend right around the corner, now’s a good time to start planning your Fourth of July festivities. There’s quite a bit of patriotic flair planned for ...

In belt-tightening times, businesses streamline to survive

A longtime Auburn pet store is moving to a smaller location. A Downtown restaurant has relocated to a smaller space and updated the menu. And several shop owners in Old Town have c ...

Leadership Auburn class building legacy with Downtown bus kiosk

The Leadership Auburn Class of 2009 will graduate in June. But members are leaving a permanent signature — a bus stop shelter/kiosk on High Street in Downtown Auburn. Auburn re ...

Ball embraces ‘Summer Nights’

This August’s Black & White Ball in Auburn is changing its theme, dropping any possible racially insensitive misunderstandings with its old “Southern Delights” direction in f ...

Auburn business breakfast speakers offer good, bad and hopeful messages

Bracing messages of real-estate reality and entrepreneurial hope challenged Auburn’s business and community leaders Friday to tackle the recession with renewed perception and con ...

Community 1st Bank named Business of the Year

A 3-year-old bank is Auburn’s Business of the Year. Community 1St’’s CEO Mark Lund attributes the honor to the bank’s community emphasis. “The mission of our company i ...

McCann winner forester, war vet and more

Bart Ruud has a Bronze Star for his meritorious leadership while under fire in Vietnam. He’s been a counselor to returning Iraq veterans trying to find their place again in Ame ...

Black & White Ball theme goes all Southern

Step back in time and into costume and join the Southern belles and Southern gentlemen at the Gold Country Fairgrounds for the 18th annual Black & White Ball. Details for the 18t ...

Black & White Ball theme is "Southern Delight"

Details for 18th annual Black & White Ball were announced at the V.I.P. Sponsor Preview Reception on Monday in Auburn. A group of eager sponsors and community members gathered for ...