Downtown Auburn

Taste and tour Downtown Auburn

Downtown Auburn will host a walking tour from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, featuring free appetizers and discounted drinks at up to seven locations. Participating business include M ...

Another View: Veterans Day a time to remember

Veterans Day has a special meaning for many. Throughout our history wars have touched millions of lives, including the soldiers who fight them and their families. It’s fitting t ...

Ruffalo: May we suggest that you ‘Ski Auburn’ or ‘Spa Auburn’?

The intent was to write about something else this Sunday, but the response I received from last Sunday’s column convinced me to add to it. Now, I may be a cult of one on this, bu ...

Restored ’62 Chevy dispenses fine foods and espresso

Having a restaurant on wheels is the fulfillment of a longtime dream for Deb Arbogast. “I’ve wanted a food truck for 10 years and finally got to do it,” she said. “I like t ...

Family reopens mining supply store in new location

For more than 30 years until he retired on Aug. 31, Frank Sullivan sold equipment and dispensed advice at Pioneer Mining Supplies in Downtown Auburn. Now his daughter, Heather Will ...

Community Portrait: Busy gadfly Jimmy Wall makes Auburn a better place

Jimmy Wall, age 58, is officially an Auburn local, born in the old Highlands Hospital and living in the town he loves his entire life. Wall is a man about town, and he walks everyw ...

Business: Former Nordstrom manager opens Auburn boutique

Lifelong Auburn resident Jessica Woods is carrying on a family tradition. Woods is the new owner of the former Ramona Lou’s clothing shop in Downtown Auburn. Her father, Jerry Wo ...

Makeup studio helps with everything from a 10-minute face to special event look

For Tanya Hibbard, makeup is not about improving something that’s wrong. It’s about fun and empowerment. Hibbard recently opened Cherry Glitters Makeup Studio in Downtown Aubur ...

Beauty draws repeat business

Regarding “Businesses question cost of green,” (Journal, Aug. 12): I think the plants and flowers in Downtown Auburn add color and charm and I enjoy them every time I go. Adver ...

Japanese-trained artist inks tattoo images in Auburn

When Joey Sprawka opened Utopia tattoo parlor in Downtown Auburn two years ago, he wanted to reflect a more positive side of the business. “I wanted to do something different for ...

Cruisin' for a cause

Charity and classic cars go hand-in-hand Friday night as the second Auburn Cruise Nite show of the season revs up. Among the 300-plus pre-1972 cars and trucks on Lincoln Way from ...

Our View: Take your foot off the gas, then stick around on Tuesday

Halfway through Auburn Bike Month, have you dusted off your two-wheeler and taken a spin around the block? Pumped up the tires? Lubricated the gears? Adjusted the seat? You might ...

Cruise Nite to crowd Downtown Auburn

It’s the second week of May and it can only mean one thing — Auburn Cruise Nite is rumbling back into Downtown Auburn. The 27th season of the Auburn Cruise Nite car show fire ...

Merchants invited to decorate shop windows with an eye to Tuesday’s big cycling event

As Auburn prepares to welcome cycling enthusiasts for the Amgen Tour of California Stage 3 Tuesday, there’s a role for everyone. For businesses, there’s a storefront-decoratin ...