Downtown Business Association

Sign rules cause concern

The enforcement of a city law concerning signage has some merchants confused and frustrated. Last week the city of Auburn sent a letter to 25 Downtown and Old Town businesses requ ...

Wednesday Night Live to return next year

This summer’s Wednesday Night Live in Downtown Auburn was successful enough that it will be held again next year. “It exceeded our adjusted expectations,” Chamber of Commerc ...

Fowler’s TV to sign off by month’s end

A fixture in Auburn since the days of black and white programming, Fowler’s TV is closing at the end of the month. Ken Harper, who purchased the Downtown store nearly 30 years a ...

Surveys soliciting views, input on Downtown parking

Nearly a year after completion of the city of Auburn’s parking study, the issue is getting renewed attention. The Downtown Business Association recently distributed parking surv ...

Our View: Construction’s end just the beginning for Streetscape

Now that the first phase of the long-awaited Auburn Streetscape project is built, will they come? They came Wednesday evening for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and semi-street party t ...

Downtown Business Association president leaving Auburn

One of Downtown Auburn’s business activists is closing her office and leaving the area. Rebecca Toedter, owner of All About Design and president of the Downtown Business Associa ...

Let’s put the funk back into Auburn

This weekend Auburn rocked with a playoff football game, the Festival of Lights parade and much more low-cost, high-quality, family entertainment. What makes this community shine ...

Cruise Nite pays tribute to 9/11

Auburn Cruise Nite’s last show of the season will be a combination of celebration and remembrance tonight as the event concludes its 25th anniversary season and remembers the liv ...

Local tributes planned for 9-11 anniversary

Auburn residents will gather today and Friday evening to remember those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. On Friday, the flag will fly at half-staff at police and fire dep ...

Courthouse museum gift shop closes

Auburn has lost a piece of its history. Several hundred pieces, actually, with the closure Tuesday of the Placer County Museum Gift Shop & Visitors Center. In the three years it ...