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 ...