Auburn Recreation District

Was ‘value-added’ audit worth it?

Last February, the Auburn Recreation District Board selected a new accounting firm to audit us for the next three years. It’s a California state mandate. ARD staff recommended t ...

Film showcases recreation, beauty of the canyons

By Gloria Young Journal Staff Writer Ask Bill Mash about his favorite spots in the Auburn State Recreation Area and he’ll describe the remote beauty of Windy Point or the vist ...

Ranches reach out to special needs’ riders

As a survivor of breast cancer, Honey Cowan says she wants to reach out to others who are dealing with the disease. She and her husband own “C”-Horse Ranch in North Auburn, whi ...

Leave park geese alone

The attack of Auburn Recreation District’s directors (Curt) Smith and (Scott) Holbrook against the semi-domestic geese in Meadow Vista Park was vigorously opposed by concerned Me ...

Rattlesnake biting at ARD pool puts residents on alert

Signs warning residents about the risk of encountering rattlesnakes will be going up soon at Recreation Park, according to Sheryl Petersen, recreation services manger at the Auburn ...

Community Portrait: Dan Sokol a volunteer watchdog over community government

You might not recognize him on the street because he’s not a flashy guy, but if you are a frequent reader of the Auburn Journal you will recognize his name. Dan Sokol has writte ...

Family night shows our best

Once again the community of Auburn put her best foot forward in organizing Auburn Family Night Out. This evening event last Saturday ran seamlessly due to the efforts of the volunt ...

Another View: Lead the way to a better community

A group of community-minded individuals have noticed that it’s time to celebrate the positive in Auburn. Lately, the yet-to-recover economy has claimed some victims, including l ...

One big party to hit Regional Park

Two great bands and one big Party in the Park is what locals have to look forward to Friday night. The 10th annual Party in the Park, to be held at Regional Park in Auburn, will ...

Sierra Pool hosts summer kick off

It’s time for some wet, wild and free fun at the Sierra Pool. Auburn Recreation District is hosting a summer kick off party Saturday from 1-5 p.m. to celebrate the re-opening of ...

Local pickleball players pack international talent

Chic and Ingrid Koenig are Meadow Vista’s very own world-class pickleball players. Each week, the Koenigs, who compete annually at the world games in Utah, hit the pickleball co ...

Summer classes kick off

The Auburn Recreation District is kicking off summer with new classes and programs. A wide selection of offerings means there is something to appeal to most everyone, from prescho ...

Herdal Drive long recognized as access

I am a native-born resident of Auburn, having lived here since 1960. My family has lived in Auburn for generations before me. Over the decades property, which used to consist of hu ...

Longtime coach Geno Linarez dies of cancer

Longtime Placer High coach and Auburn sports figure Geno Linarez died Saturday night after a seven-month battle with liver cancer. Linarez coached the Lady Hillmen freshman baske ...

Recreation district offers new programs and free classes

Whether working on layups or attempting clogging is more your style, the Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District is offering something for everyone this winter. All age groups ...