Christmas

Parade hems in neighbors

Local neighborhood shut down by authorities without notice to hundreds of residents. I knew the well-planned and always beautiful Festival of Lights Parade would be tonight (Dec. 3 ...

Shops showing holiday cheer

It’s looking a lot like Christmas in Old Town and Downtown Auburn with window decorations, ornament-festooned trees and tables filled with colorful holiday items. At Gimme Cake T ...

Old town aglow with Christmas once again

Old Town Auburn got a sprinkling of LED Christmas lights, donated and installed by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Tuesday. Linda Robinson, Old Town Business Association presid ...

Line US, not foreign pockets

Christmas is fast approaching and I’d like to suggest to all Americans, rather than lining the pockets of more foreign companies with your hard-earned American dollars, let’s p ...

Christmas in Bethlehem offers awe-inspiring memories

Editor’s note: Bridget Jones is an Auburn Journal reporter. In this column she describes spending Christmas 2009 in the Middle East. In September 2009 I got on a plane and flew ...

Congregations celebrate reason for holiday season

This time of year can easily, overwhelmingly become all about getting your hands on what’s shiny and new, on overloading the days with shopping, wrapping, baking and merry-making ...

Christmas spirit shines through

What is Christmas all about? Well, I’ll tell you, good people. It’s not about things. It’s giving of yourself to others without the expensive toys. It’s helping to make ...

Another View: Yes, Virginia, Santa Claus really does shop Auburn

The suit never fits well, the eyebrows are way too dark, and the quilt batting leaks out below the belt, like some kind of cotton fiber hernia. The beard often falls below my mout ...

Come one, come all to Christmas feast

All you want for Christmas is a tasty meal? Bethlehem Lutheran Church is ready to fulfill that holiday wish. Volunteers are once again cooking up a community Christmas dinner, to ...

Christmas in jail a yearning experience

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to be in jail for Christmas? One Placer County inmate shared his story and how he feels about not being home for his family’s annual ...

Last minute personalized gifts still possible

Looking for that last-minute Christmas gift and hoping to make it special? If you hurry, Auburn has some great personalized gift options. GeRée Carpenter, owner of J.W. Ffrog’s ...

Holidays that time to cherish

Everyone has continual thoughts of loved ones throughout the year. However, at Christmas time an inexplicable event begins to take place — a miraculous “glow.” An increase o ...

Thief can steal statue, not faith

Thank you for the great USA WEEKEND magazine with God on the cover, a great proclamation. Though all agree there is a God, we don’t all agree who he is. Thanks for the article. ...

Looking for the perfect pet presents?

Are you looking for gift ideas for your furry family members this Christmas? Auburn stores have a variety of fun, quirky and cute presents for your pets. Pet Xing Owner Larry Tayl ...

Extend the season with holiday plants

The traditional centerpieces and table accents — poinsettias, Christmas cactus, amaryllis — brighten the holidays and are popular gifts this time of year. But what do you do wi ...