Auburn Recreation District

Proposed county levy irks ARD directors

Auburn Recreation District directors are up in arms over a $137,000 fee that is being proposed by Placer County in order to expand the parking lot at Hidden Falls Regional Park. T ...

Sweetheart Sock Hop offers variety of ’50s fun

The Auburn Recreation District will be hosting its first-ever Sweetheart Sock Hop on Feb. 15, complete with 24-hour “weddings” officiated by Placer County Supervisor Je ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Sen. Gaines talks health care in Auburn; Former city councilman dies; Auburn Recreation District holds auction and life-saving CPR story

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The issue of health care will be the topic today as state Sen. Ted Gaines speaks to a Republican group in Auburn. Reporter Gus Thomson will be at the t ...

Reader Input: Time to deliver homegrown bike park

I will probably never use a bike park, nor will most of my contemporaries who are of the boomer generation or older. Yet, somehow, we can appreciate how a bike park would benefit o ...

Reader Input: Finds conduct unbecoming

Re: “ARD unanimously OKs bike park location,” Journal, Dec. 20, online comments by (Auburn Recreation District board member) Scott Holbrook: Open letter to Scott Holb ...

Pump track encounters more problems

The Auburn Recreation District board meeting was rife with controversy Thursday evening over an agenda item that called for the designation of the site for the ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn moving ahead on regional sewer plan?; Air pollution in Placer County; New laptops for Placer High students and transient camp cleanup

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: After a weekend special session of the Auburn City Council it looks as though the city is moving ahead with the Regional Sewer Common Pipeline Project. ...

Reader Input: Hats off to the helpful folks

Auburn is a wonderful city with many options of activities for area families. For the past four years, the Auburn Summer Movies Nights committee has hosted free movies at Central ...

Editor's Notebook: Norman Rockwell would have been proud

I found myself doing something the other night that I hadn’t done in at least 20 years: After a long day at the office, I settled in for a nice, long municipal public hearing ...

Bike track opponents, backers go ’round and ’round

The Auburn Area Recreation and Park District (ARD) Board of Directors has been seeking public input since early September on the proposed construction of a pump track at one of ...