Downtown Auburn

A tour of Downtown Auburn

Placer County Museum volunteers Carol Cramer and John Knox lead the Journal on a tour of Downtown Auburn, highlighting several significant buildings.

Ordinance smells of ‘selective capitalism’

This is in response to the Sept. 5 Auburn Journal article that highlighted the newest proposed ordinance that would regulate “eateries on wheels” (“Planning panel ...

Downtown grocery store focuses on healthy, organic

The focus of Carol Lee Meinhold’s new Downtown Auburn grocery store is gluten-free and organic. But the items she stocks are products she and her family know and use.“I ...

"get dressed!" offers refreshing mix for guys and gals

After graduating from Placer High, Maria Francis immersed herself in the world of clothing design.She attended the Art Institute for Fashion in Seattle and then became a designer. ...

Handmade is the byword at Auburn's new Terrapin's Treasures

Owners Stephen and Tamara VanHorn take a lot of pride that most everything in their shop is handmade. Stephen sews clothes, Tamara makes hats and they both make jewelry. They also ...

Black and White event done deal

(Recently) the Downtown Business Association held its board/general meeting at the Monkey Cat Restaurant. Present were eight DBA board members and three DBA members. Bruce Cosgrove ...

Why condemn Downtown ball?

I can no longer sit and be quiet on the subject of the Black & White Ball (“Petition drive started against Downtown Auburn street party,” Journal, March 27). The mo ...

Attracting more foot traffic on wish list for Downtown Auburn, some say

Ask Chamber of Commerce CEO Bruce Cosgrove what he’d like to see added to Downtown Auburn and he says the answer is easy: Trader Joe’s. “I don’t know if Trader Joe’s is ...

Hilda’s Bakery to spring back with bread, pastries, coffee and wi-fi

Eric Nordby, who opened Little Belgian Deli & Beer Bar in 2011 in Downtown Auburn and World Pub in 2009 in North Auburn is taking on a new challenge. He’s reopening Hilda ...

Measure B cost unjustified

The proponents of Measure B in Newcastle use skyrocketing insurance costs as a scare tactic and challenge you to call your insurance agent. So I did. My agent told me that he asks ...

Thank you from St. Luke’s

On behalf of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, I would like to thank all of the businesses who so generously donated to the drawing at our annual Pancake Mardi Gras held Feb. 21 and p ...

New chamber president backs what’s good for business

Raising awareness and understanding of the “why” of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce is one of the major focuses for incoming President Richard Hall.“Part of that p ...

Festival of Lights highlights

Auburn's annual Festival of Lights Parade draws between 15,000 and 20,000 people to Downtown to watch 100 lighted entries cruise by. Catch highlights of this year's event, includi ...

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 ...

Auburn chamber talks strategy for 2012

A new major community event or program and a smart phone app are among the plans for 2012 the Auburn Chamber of Commerce board discussed at its recent Strategic Planning Conference ...