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State Capitol unveils Van Howd’s President Ronald Reagan statue

SACRAMENTO -- It took a private gesture by Reagan Administration Secretary of State George Shultz to put the unveiling of a new statue into perspective. The bronze statue, sculpte ...

Media Life: Auburn sculptor creates Capitol’s new Reagan statue

A labor of love for many, a bronze statue of California Gov. Ronald Reagan – and, oh yes, a U.S. president as well – will be unveiled at the Capitol in Sacramento on Mo ...

Blood donation, beautiful planters and local history

Katie Kenoyer has reached a milestone at Auburn Bloodsource. To my delight, she emailed me about it: “Today I gave my 80th pint of blood. I am officially a 10 gallon donor! I ...

Trustee’s sale coming for Auburn Airport Industrial Park buildings?

Buildings at the Auburn Airport Industrial Park owned by a Long Beach business are in default and could be sold at auction next month. The land underneath the buildings is owned b ...

Schroeder confirmed as director

The Auburn City Council made short work of Monday night’s mostly administrative agenda and discussed the possible next steps for the city’s performance-based budgeting ...

Auburn’s WWII ace statue fund soars with $10K donation

The drive to a complete a statue in honor of National Aviation Hall of Fame member and World II triple ace Bud Anderson has been given a $10,000 boost. With support from two Aubu ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Rest of the Best revealed

The Auburn Journal readers have spoken with their list of Best of the Best favorites. The Journal has bestowed its awards. But it’s hard to move on without filling in some ga ...

Auburn's Central Square has new bronze statue of Nisenan dancer

AUBURN CA - A sculpture of a Nisenan Indian dancer by North Auburn artist Douglas Van Howd is now the focal point of Downtown Auburn’s Central Square. The statue was installed ...

Media Life: World’s ugliest dog Pabst rescued in Auburn

The newly crowned World’s Ugliest Dog has a Cinderella tale that starts in Auburn. Pabst, a take-charge boxer with a prominent underbite, won the global title last weekend at th ...