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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 ...

Painter of Light Kinkade was once painter of Auburn

Thomas Kinkade’s memories of “Auburn Centennial” are still as glowing as the light he famously infuses in his paintings. Examining the work he created 20 years ago on commis ...

Auburn to compete to shed pounds

Wake up Auburn. A local version of a “Biggest Loser”challenge is coming your way. Inspired by the hit NBC television show “The Biggest Loser,”the Auburn Journal is going to ...

Supes could OK new $14 million building buy

Placer County supervisors will be asked Tuesday to approve plans to buy rather than lease a soon-to-be-completed office building in Roseville that would house parts of several coun ...