Gold Country Fairgrounds

Another View: Amgen Tour events filling the calendar

I can hear John Ruffcorn now. “People, we have 72 days to go,” the Auburn Police captain would say. “The clock is ticking, let’s get to work.” Step inside the war room of ...

500 families getting ‘Christmas Baskets’ this year

An Auburn organization is ready to distribute Christmas gifts to those who need it most. The Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program is holding its 27th annual distribution day from ...

All welcome at Auburn's Thanksgiving feast

Don’t worry about roasting a bird this Thanksgiving. The Salvation Army’s got you covered. Plans are underway for Auburn’s 18th annual community Thanksgiving Day dinner, a ...

Tack sale to aid horse sanctuary

Community members can peruse and buy horse-related merchandise and benefit an Auburn horse rescue organization Saturday. Horses’ Honor Rescue and Sanctuary is holding its eighth ...

BBQ helps give back

It’s time to enjoy some barbecue, the company of friends and give back to the community. The Rotary Club of Downtown Auburn is hosting its annual The Spirit of Auburn Community ...

Education employees get $10,000 training

Placer County Office of Education offered a training extravaganza to its employees Tuesday. The Western-themed all-day training event took place at the Gold Country Fairgrounds a ...

Tevis Cup to test horse and rider in endurance marathon Saturday

The 55th annual Tevis Cup is riding into Auburn this Saturday, July 24. The 100-mile-long Tevis Cup has long been considered the most revered and difficult equestrian ride in the w ...

Another View: What could be more patriotic than shopping local?

If you didn’t notice, Auburn has come alive with the arrival of warmer weather. The damp, gray spring that never seemed to leave only intensified our appreciation for sunshine ...

Our View: Amgen: Let’s make Auburn’s 15 minutes last for many years

Auburn, get ready for your close-up, your 15 minutes of fame, your time in the cycling spotlight. Several months of community preparation, planning and execution will zoom by the ...

Our View: Saddles, cycles, salsa fill calendar busting at seams

Auburn, it’s time to get your rodeo on as a busy season of events kicks off in town. The annual Auburn Wild West Stampede roared in Thursday with barrel racing, followed by toda ...