Bruce Cosgrove

City approves $2,500 for app

The city is set to ride a wave of technology. The Auburn City Council voted unanimously Monday night to give $2,500 to the Auburn Chamber of Commerce for start-up fees associated ...

Ruffalo: Recovery imminent if government would get out of way

There are at least three ways to look at how things are going economically these days. Republicans would have us believe the only reason we’re not going to Hell in a hand-basket ...

Chamber’s Leadership Auburn program thriving

It’s been around more than a decade and the Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Auburn program is more popular than ever. So far the chamber has filled requests for 40 applicatio ...

Jim Ruffalo: Auburn’s entrepreneurs prevail in tough times

By now, most of us read the story in The Journal last week where Gov. Jerry Brown was singing the blues because just a month into the state budget, tax revenues are so far south th ...

City wants Tour of California back

Local officials hope an event that took the city of Auburn by storm in May will be coming back for another round next year. The Bike Auburn local organizing committee is preparing ...

Exact financial impact of Amgen on city hard to calculate, officials say

While officials can’t say how much money the Amgen Tour of California has brought to Auburn, they agree it should have a long-term benefit on the city. Those involved in plannin ...

Wednesday Night Live returns to Auburn today

High Street will have its own block party when Wednesday Night Live returns to Downtown Auburn tonight. The weekly evening of family entertainment, sponsored by the Chamber of Com ...

Velican’s closing after 50 years

Velican’s Ponderosa Bar and Grill in Weimar is closing after five decades of doing business near the North Fork American River canyon. The party on June 25 won’t be an espec ...

Billboard from 2008 covered after three years

A 2008 billboard representing a defunct Auburn event had some residents confused before finally being covered up last week. The billboard sits on the right side of westbound Inte ...

Business walks offer pathway to improvement

Visibility and flexibility are themes that resonate across the county as officials review the results of business walks over the past year. “There’s a recognition for represen ...

Eisley Nursery is Business of the Year

There have been Eisleys on Nevada Street in Auburn for more than a century. The family, which moved to Auburn in 1909, started Eisley Nursery in the 1930s. Nearly 80 years later, ...

Chamber welcomes new president at annual dinner

The first address by the new president of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce was met with mixed emotions. Holding up signs saying both “It’s torture” and “We believe,” abou ...

Our View: Winter’s chill melts from our thankful hearts

The turkey is thawing, the sparkling cider is chilling, and you’re rubbing your hands because it’s freezing outside. But Thanksgiving is only a few hours away, and with it co ...

Local office supply lands major contract

A local family-owned office supply has captured a multi-million dollar sales contract. Walker’s Office Supplies on Grass Valley Highway is part of a nation-wide $500 million con ...

Community Festival sponsors honored

The Auburn Community Festival honored sponsors at Ceronix Inc. recently, celebrating the success of the 14th annual local extravaganza that celebrates harvest time and life in the ...