Carolyn Metzker

Historic Auburn depot, giant statue could get new owner

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce and Placer County are exploring the possibility of turning the chamber’s Lincoln Way headquarters into a museum after the business organization ...

Hanley named new chamber CEO

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce has chosen Kevin Hanley, a City Council member  and former mayor, to serve as the new CEO in the wake of current CEO Bruce Cosgrove’s deci ...

Reader Input: Chamber puts out call for new CEO

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce is searching for a new chief executive officer. Bruce Cosgrove, who has been the CEO for the past 30 years, will be retiring this spring. According ...

Another View: For Auburn, changes bring mixed news

On Sunday, the Auburn Journal ran two different stories concerning key roles in our community. One was happy news; the other, sad. The happy news is that Carolyn Metzker is movin ...

New president brings marketing expertise to Chamber

New Auburn Chamber of Commerce President Carolyn Metzker is moving into the job at a time of big change, and she is relishing the challenge. The coming year will see the retireme ...

The art of negotiation

Wow – the real estate market has really evolved this year! Fueled by low interest rates and low housing inventory, home values exploded upward and a buyer frenzy and great ...

State of Community event honors some of Auburn’s finest

  The positive energy could be tripping some circuit breakers at The Ridge event center May 10 as Auburn honors some of its best at the annual State of the Community Dinner. ...

Auburn’s state of real estate a ‘perfect storm’

  At a time when the Auburn real estate market is experiencing a “perfect storm,” the city is hoping to shed some light on its first-time homebuyers program that ...

Marijuana-eating dogs lead to costly Auburn-area veterinary clinic visits

AUBURN CA - Cannabis-consuming canines are a disturbing and sometimes costly complication for Placer County residents who choose to use marijuana either as medicine or unlawfully. ...

Chamber’s ‘crown jewel event,’ State of the Community Dinner served May 11

Honoring dedication and service will take center stage May 11 when Auburn gathers for the State of the Community Dinner.“It’s one of the (Auburn Chamber of Commerce&rsq ...