Ben Asgharzadeh

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 ...

Clock tower is vandals’ target

I am writing this letter asking your readers to keep an eye out for vandals in Downtown Auburn. This past week, the clock tower has been vandalized on a daily basis to the cost of ...

Celebrity chefs flex spatulas for benefit gala

Don’t eat a big lunch Thursday. Having a full belly could greatly hinder the sampling possibilities at the 23rd annual Celebrity Chefs Gala Smorgasbord, hosted by the Auburn 49er ...

Business owners want ball moved

Some 73 Lincoln Way business owners have signed a petition to have the Black & White Ball moved to another location next year. Business owners object to having the ball on Lincoln ...

It’s time for a Clock Tower fix

It’s about time. Thanks to the efforts of the Downtown Business Association, Citizens Bank and notable donors such as longtime Auburn benefactor Norma Harris, a community fund- ...