Boys & Girls Club

We can count on Jim Holmes

After reading Jim Holmes? guest column last month, on serving the homeless in Placer County (?Take a look at the homeless around us,? Another View, April 13), I remain honored to b ...

Boys & Girls Club members show soldier ‘random kindness’

United States Army member Jason Content, an E4 Specialist, visited the Boys & Girls Club in Auburn on Monday by invitation of the children and was presented with a Random Acts of C ...

Restored ’62 Chevy dispenses fine foods and espresso

Having a restaurant on wheels is the fulfillment of a longtime dream for Deb Arbogast. “I’ve wanted a food truck for 10 years and finally got to do it,” she said. “I like t ...

Diving into summer reading

Reading’s a lot more fun when nobody tells you that you’ve got to do it. Boys & Girls Club of Auburn members are diving into all sorts of books this summer. It’s not for ext ...

Some kids pass muster

I’ve been called “Mr. Wilson” (not much into kids). But I was impressed by the performance on Friday by the Boys & Girls Club for the play they wrote and the performance they ...

It's time for summer camp

Summer is the perfect time to be a kid. Now that school’s out, the next couple months are wide open, and therefore the prime time for adventure. There’s still plenty of time ...

Summer fun is just getting started

There’s really no reason to be indoors right now. Take advantage of warming temperatures and longer days by checking out some, if not all, of these Auburn-area outdoor festivit ...

Boys & Girls Club makes better students, community members

Stuart Dodge is a volunteer at the Auburn Boys & Girls Club working as an after-school tutor for homework. If you’re interested in getting involved at the club, call (530) 889-2 ...

A strategy to prevail during tough times

Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from the written address given by new Mayor Bridget Powers to the city Monday. It is my hope that the city can maintain its fiscal ...

Host Lions give generously

A happy letter … I wanted to thank the Auburn Host Lions for their efforts this year with community involvement. The annual Dan Higgins Award was given to the Boys & Girls Club i ...

Drumroll: Count Dan Luper in for Auburn’s city council race

Preparing the notebook for shipment to Oslo while contemplating that perhaps the self-esteem movement has gone a bit too far. After all, isn’t it somewhat extreme that the lates ...

Shop too easily overlooked

Thank you for your informative article about the Streetscape project (Journal, July 30). The closing of Lewis Street (not only is the street closed, but the street sign has been re ...

The Mayor Reports: City committed to maintaining high quality of service

Although the budget passed by the Auburn City Council late last month totaled $26.4 million, about $18 million is in restricted categories such as the wastewater treatment plant an ...

Boys & Girls Club moves into new Downtown Clubhouse

Talk about an upgrade. The Boys & Girls Club of Auburn opened the doors to its “huge” new Downtown Clubhouse Monday with the hopes of accommodating triple the youngsters they ...

Boys & Girls Club members get sneak peek at new facility

The new Boys & Girls club in downtown Auburn is scheduled to open in June and the kids are more than ready for the move. This week, some of the club kids got a sneak peek at the n ...