Downtown

Streetscape design job falls short

I have kept my mind open to the new “improvements” to the Downtown intersection. I have decided not to become embroiled in the fight over naming it or even whether it was a goo ...

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. ...

Just what is ‘right crowd’ Downtown?

Re: “Will Downtown draw the right crowds?” (Journal, Jan. 14). Oh my. I was looking forward to a cheeseburger-to-go on the new square. Now I’m worried. Why in the world sho ...

No desire to see Auburn pitbull posse

In reference to the article on Kevin Hanley (Journal, Oct. 26): I’m very unclear on this pitbull thing. Help me out if you can. The city of Auburn is fixing up Downtown to the ...

Downtown work is an ‘inconvenience’

The Streetscape work is turning into a real mess. People are being fenced out and dirtied (by heavy equipment) along with all the traffic problems. Drivers are confused and so ar ...

Hysterical Auburn lives on

Years ago, when my kids attended Placer High, Auburn was known as Historical Auburn. At that time there was a lot of bickering going on between Downtown and Old Town, so my kids ...

Residents’ insights requested

The Auburn City Council discussed establishing a committee to further develop themes along the city’s Streetscape route Tuesday. At Tuesday night’s workshop of the Auburn Deve ...

Revitalization suggestions

Auburn should look to other communities that have revitalized downtowns. Research what stores and services we lack and charge the Economic Development Commission with creating a pl ...

Family Night Out extends big welcome

It will be hard to miss Family Night Out if you’re in the Auburn area Saturday night. The celebration runs from 5 to 9 p.m. and stretches a mile from Old Town to Downtown. It’ ...

Auburn can use bistros/cafés

We have heard so many people say “there really aren’t many places in Auburn where you can sit comfortably outdoors for a cup of coffee, a beer, or a bite to eat.” To the ext ...