Auburn Community Cancer Endowment Fund

Another View: Auburn pillars leave lasting legacies

I love the sound and, more importantly, the meaning of the Latin word “gravitas.” Gravitas was one of the Roman virtues. A person with gravitas is a man or woman who ha ...

Auburn community leader Virgil Traynor dead at 76

Virgil Traynor, a long-time Auburn veterinarian whose volunteer work on behalf of his community touched many lives, died Saturday at 76. Since arriving in Auburn from veterinary s ...

Reader Input: Spokely has skills needed to serve

The November elections are fast approaching and the window of opportunity to determine which candidates for Auburn City Council are most qualified will quickly close. We demonstr ...

Garden yields big benefit for non-profits

When Virgil and Jackie Traynor started their garden with the help of local volunteers, they had no idea it would blossom into one of the primary fresh vegetable sources for area fo ...

Grange bets on community’s goodwill

On Nov. 19, 2013, the Mt. Vernon Grange No. 453 presented checks totaling $42,075 to the Auburn Community Cancer Endowment Fund, from monies raised from two cancer benefit gambling ...

Tribute to Traynor at Tre Pazzi

Dr. Ralph de Vere White, director, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, hosted a lunch at Tre Pazzi in Auburn on Feb. 24, to honor Virgil and Jackie Traynor for their dedication t ...

Reader Input: Reno trip boosts cancer fund

We wish to thank the Auburn Journal for promoting our cancer benefit bus trip to Reno. We have already received six new passengers after the first insertion in Community Briefs las ...

Reader Input: Thank you, Placer County

The Boys & Girls Club of Placer County extends it’s heartfelt thanks to all of the people who came out to support our Chillin and Grillin fundraiser on June 8th.   ...

Placer Community Theater presents 'Rumors'

A dinner party turned mystery is coming to Auburn, and the community is invited to watch the zany tale unfold. Neil Simon’s “Rumors” opens Jan. 20 at the State Th ...

Cycling club raises thousands for cancer fund

The Sierra Foothills Cycling Club Board presented the Auburn Community Cancer Endowment Fund with a $4,189.60 check, Tuesday, before the Downtown Rotary Meeting at the Elks Lodge. ...

Another View: Bikes, trikes and the best cyclists on earth, oh my!

How are you planning to mark the Tour of California’s historic visit to Auburn on May 17? Years from now, your grandchildren and great-grandchildren will be poring over photos a ...

Cub scouts aim big for cancer fund

A small group of Wiemar Hills cub scouts have a big goal. The cub of Den Eight, Meadow Vista Pack Six want to raise $10,000 to donate to the Auburn Community Cancer Endowment Fun ...

Another View: Amgen Tour events filling the calendar

I can hear John Ruffcorn now. “People, we have 72 days to go,” the Auburn Police captain would say. “The clock is ticking, let’s get to work.” Step inside the war room of ...

Community Portrait: Volunteer en-Gage-d in Rotary club work

Janice Gage has been in Placer County for 32 years. Her business career accomplished, first as office manager for local Auburn architect Jordan Knighton, and then a Placer County E ...

Auburn’s fight on cancer

A unique and permanent fund started by several Auburnites raises $70,000 a year for research scientists working on cures for cancer. Some local friends met for coffee in 2001 and ...