Festival of Lights Parade

Parade hems in neighbors

Local neighborhood shut down by authorities without notice to hundreds of residents. I knew the well-planned and always beautiful Festival of Lights Parade would be tonight (Dec. 3 ...

Setting Auburn aglow

Following are the Festival of Lights parade winners, as judged by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce Saturday: • Best Music: Placer High marching band • Best use of lights: Robin ...

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 ...

Chamber honoring parade sponsors at mixer

Business sponsorships keep the wheels rolling for Auburn’s annual Festival of Lights Parade and this year’s sponsors will get special recognition at Thursday’s Chamber of Com ...

Another View: Mend, don’t end redevelopment

Governor Brown’s proposal to eliminate all 425 local redevelopment agencies and take their money for state budgetary purposes would kill the City of Auburn’s Streetscape progra ...

Parade warmed all who watched

On Saturday night (Dec. 4) the streets were lined with thousands of spectators, the Auburn Police Department along with volunteers were stationed on the route and the weather held ...

Lights won’t be doused by rain

Auburn’s holiday lights will shine Saturday, even if it rains. Steve Galyardt, parade chairman, announced Thursday that the parade would go ahead as planned. “Starting this y ...

Our View: Community lights up for the holidays

One of the first signs that the holidays are here – besides the display of Christmas decorations for sale in some stores as early as October – are lights. Typically over the ...

Parade brings ‘Light’ to the holiday season

Community members can enjoy a kickoff to the holiday season Saturday. One hundred entries are expected at this year’s Festival of Lights Parade, “The Light in a Child’s Eyes ...

Holiday cheer is floating through town

It’s time once again to bundle up with family and see “The Light in a Child’s Eyes.” The annual Festival of Lights Parade will be rolling through Auburn’s streets startin ...

PG&E float wins Festival of Lights sweepstakes award

PG&E’s “Lighting the Future,” won the sweepstakes award for best overall float at Saturday’s Festival of Lights parade in Downtown Auburn. It was selected from 112 entrie ...

Lights parade shines bright

Crowds eight to 10 deep in some places cheered, oohed and aahed for the dozens of light-festooned floats passing by Saturday evening in Downtown Auburn. Not long after the 5:30 ...

Our View: Hark! Season of pigskin, parade, pride in our youth

That little chill in the air the last few days means the holidays are just around the corner. And what a fun, festive and exciting weekend ahead for Auburn fans and families alike. ...

Our View: Foothills offer many reasons to give thanks

Life in the Sierra foothills in and around Auburn offers many reasons to give thanks. Following are some of reasons why we at the Journal are thankful this Thanksgiving holiday. ...

Future of chamber linked at annual planning conference

Where is the future of business in Auburn? Is it in rebuilding the manufacturing base at the Auburn Airport Industrial Park, which is seeing renewed activity these days? Is it Do ...