auburnicons

Auburn's icons testament to what makes city great

Today’s front-page story on The Domes concludes our Auburn Icons 10-part series. The series portrayed 10 area icons and the people behind those structures of significance. The J ...

Earl Crabbe Gym nurtures greatness

Jug Covich can still point to the area near the top of the key in Earl Crabbe Gymnasium where several decades ago a member of the California Cadet Corp misfired his rifle through t ...

Pulling the roof back on Auburn's historic 'Domes'

Today, it’s where county leaders put forth a vision for the future of Placer County. But back in 1966, the structure itself was on the cusp of the future, putting Auburn on the m ...

Old Town treasure

Today’s fully involved Auburn City Fire Department was once a “bucket brigade.” Many kept buckets of water ready in case anybody shouted “fire.” No engines, water tende ...

Spanning history

The Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge once connected Auburn with the vast resources of the American River Canyon. In modern times the structure spanning the American River serves a ...

A history of justice

It started out as a wood structure and evolved into perhaps one of the most notable physical marks of Auburn. The historic courthouse in Downtown has been the site of numerous co ...

Oh my darlin’ Clementine a treasure

Auburn cherishes its darling Clementine. Whether hiking, paddling, fishing, swimming, camping or all of the above are your thing, Lake Clementine is a little bit of outdoor-recreat ...

Tracking through time

Editor’s note: This is fourth in a 10-part series exploring the stories behind some of Auburn’s iconic people and landmarks. The Auburn Railroad Depot on Lincoln Way doesn’t ...

Spanning the decades, Foresthill Bridge stands as enduring Auburn-area symbol

Thirty-five years old this Sept. 5, the Foresthill Bridge spanning the North Fork of the American River has become much more than a well-engineered mass of structural steel and con ...

Former mayor brought guiding hand to getting Auburn Skatepark funded, built

The Auburn Skatepark, a $380,000 project, came about after some “hard-working Auburn service clubs” made it a reality, according to former Auburn Mayor Cheryl Maki. There is an ...