Gold Country Fair

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Gold Country Fair opens today in Auburn; safe places to catch and eat fish; restitution in embezzlement case and high school football

What we’re working on: The Gold Country Fair opens its doors today for its four-day run at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn. Reporter Andrew Westrope and Photographer M ...

Gold Country Fair opens Thursday in Auburn

Auburn’s annual rite of late summer – the Gold Country Fair – opens Thursday for a four-day run. Highlights include the Crash-a-Rama destruction derby on Sunday, ...

Reader Input: Help clean after hometown fair

As you know, the Auburn Gold Country Fair will commence Thursday, Sept. 5 through Sunday, Sept. 8. As you may not know, this great small-town fair is experiencing financial issue ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Gold Country Fair opens this week and Labor Day weekend DUI crackdown

What we’re working on: The Gold Country Fair is this week. Reporter Gus Thomson is out at the fairgrounds today and we’ll have a preview story on what to expect this we ...

Call to Readers: Gold Country Fair

Do you plan on going to the Gold Country Fair? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include y ...

Community backs its youth

I recently attended the Junior Livestock Auction at the Gold Country Fair and once again the businesses and residents of the greater Auburn area were there to support the youth who ...

Ron Ludford’s passion for restoring makes him ‘King of the Hill’

What you want to do in retirement varies from person to person. Every working person has a different dream for the years of life that do not require steady 40-hour workweeks. For ...

Off to a fair start

The Gold Country Fair opened on Thursday enticing fairgoers with unique fried foods, music, animals and a parade.  Above, Jacob Ryan (7) from Auburn, helps out Long Valley 4H ...

Noon Hour Update: Fair food preview; resignation on Planning commission and school enrollment numbers

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

A smorgasbord of tempting treats at Gold Country Fair

The Gold Country Fair returns to Auburn Thursday, and for many people that means it’s time for carnival games, livestock exhibits, arts and crafts displays and stomach-turnin ...

Come to the local fair

I will be showing and selling my lamb, Oreo, a Suffolk Hampshire cross, at the Gold Country Fair, Sept. 6 to 9. I am an independent, but recently joined Miners Ravine 4-H sheep clu ...

Hard work pays off at Junior Livestock Auction

These kids aren’t afraid to get dirty. Ophir 4-H members spend part of every day taking care of their animals – getting them up to proper weight, keeping them healthy a ...

Gold Country Fair offers four days of family fun

If visions of the Destruction Derby, carnival rides, livestock exhibits and funnel cakes are dancing through your head, worry not – it’s completely normal this time of ...

Noon Hour Update: Common Core education standards; Sierra’s Emergency Fund; Labor Day law enforcement and ARD race

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Service groups band together for Project Gold Country Fairgrounds

Ronald Reagan called Auburn’s fair “the little fair that wouldn’t die” in 1970. Today in the face of losing over $200,000 of its operating budget, some local service groups ...