Boys & Girls Club of Auburn

Dreams do come true

Fifteen years ago, a group of citizens had a dream that Auburn would have a Boys & Girls Club, with its own clubhouse, in Auburn. This week that dream came true. On June 22, the n ...

Barbara Besana named County Employee of the Year for Auburn

Barbara Besana’s eyes light up and her smile widens as she talks about two weeks in June when she takes a vacation from the Placer County Sheriff’s Department and goes to work ...

Community 1st Bank named Business of the Year

A 3-year-old bank is Auburn’s Business of the Year. Community 1St’’s CEO Mark Lund attributes the honor to the bank’s community emphasis. “The mission of our company i ...

Boys & Girls Club finds new home

At last the Boys & Girls Club of Auburn will have a permanent home in the Downtown area. For the last several years we have explored many alternatives in many locations, looking fo ...

Grill gives back to community in a savory way

Texas barbecue — cooked for hours in a smoker — is the inspiration behind OakFire Grill restaurant, which opened in September on Highway 49 in North Auburn. “I’ve been smok ...

Our View: Bank, club a great example of community

Lawmakers and business leaders talk about the need for public-private partnerships when neither — government or business — has the political or financial will to go it alone. ...

Boys & Girls Club seeks volunteers

More than 90 elementary school students show up at the Boys & Girls Club of Auburn to participate in the Power Hour. Five staff members help the children with their homework and o ...

Boys & Girls Club program a perfect summer activity

I would like to say a huge thank you to all the staff that participated at the Boys & Girls Club regional park summer day camp. My two children had nothing but good to say. Their ...