Gold Country Fairgrounds

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 ...

VanAuker has the HEART to help others

When Laura VanAuker was a young girl she knew that helping people would be her calling. VanAuker still feels as strongly about her choice today as she did over 30 years ago when ...

Salvation Army rings in holidays for area’s needy

For the last 15 years, the Salvation Army of Auburn has partnered with the Auburn Community Thanksgiving Day Committee. This year we provided more than 1,400 meals at the Gold Co ...

Visit with Santa

Megan Burgard and her daughter Teagan visit with Santa during the 21st annual Children’s Christmas Faire, held Dec. 11 at the Gold Country Fairgrounds and hosted by the Sutter Au ...

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. ...

Fellowship and full stomachs at Auburn feast

The pots have been washed and the folding tables put away. It’s a scene played out in millions of American homes on Thanksgiving Day, but Auburn’s free midday feast at the Gol ...

Mountain Mandarin Festival approaching

Get ready for something sweet — it’s Mountain Mandarin Festival time. Plans are underway for the 16th annual festival, which will be held Friday through Sunday at the Gold C ...

Hazardous, electronic waste collection coming soon

Looking for a free and convenient way to dispose of hazardous wastes and/or electronic wastes that are collecting in your house or garage? E-waste and products labeled DANGER, CA ...

Want to give back? Bring extra change to Sunday’s music fest

Scott Holbrook can’t keep from smilin’. The Auburn Recreation District board member, whose “keep smilin’” valediction signs off most of his letters and conversations, is ...

Ball earns mixed review

Though the Auburn Chamber of Commerce is counting this year’s Black & White Ball as a success, some attendees say it was not the party they remember from years past. Saturday ni ...

Have a ball at Black & White party

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce is prepared to send summer off in style this weekend with a Black & White Ball that won’t disappoint. Things were busy at the Chamber on Thursday, ...