courthouse

Taxes pay for full-time light

On Saturday, July 17, I went to In-N-Out, and did what any normal Auburnite would — I ate my food above In-N-Out in the parking lot of the hotel. When I was sitting there, I not ...

Busy cluster square needs no name

Dear Auburn: Take a deep breath and enjoy the spring air. Enjoy our beautiful courthouse. Enjoy the restored Old Town. Take a stroll through Downtown and admire the bikes and art. ...

Easy fix exists for swallow issue

Re: Swallows return to Court- house, Journal, March 22. Instead of putting up (non-effective) netting for $35,000 to prevent nesting, why not suspend rough, unpainted boards under ...

Streetscape gains historic flourish

Ongoing work on Auburn’s $12 million Downtown Streetscape project included the return of an oft-overlooked historic compass Monday. The compass was probably inlaid into the side ...

Swallows dig in for the long haul at their Auburn “Capistrano”

The Placer County Courthouse swallows are finding ways to work around netting put up this winter to prevent them from nesting at the Auburn landmark. The birds are building nests ...

Placer County Courthouse bellringing marks courts re-opening

With judges and court staff listening from the ground below to hear a sweet sound long silenced, the 150-year-old Placer County Courthouse bell rang out in celebration Wednesday. ...

Auburn’s Placer County Courthouse bell rings again

Auburn’s courthouse bell – first sounded in 1859 – rang out again Monday in the still morning air high above the city. With the help of a crane, the 300-pound iron bell was ...