Gold Country Fairgrounds

Attendance down at annual Salvation Army dinner

Salvation Army organizers say Thursday was a day of plenty at the 21st annual Auburn Community Thanksgiving Dinner – of food, of volunteers, of donations and good will. The o ...

Mandarin Festival turns 20

Given an exceptional crop and a mercifully dry forecast, Mandarin Festival organizers believe the event’s 20th year will be one of its best. The gates open at 11 a.m. today ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Halloween happenings starting up in Auburn; Court case follow-ups and the Big Time Pow Wow comes to Auburn

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: With Halloween just a few weeks away, locals are getting into the spirit. Placer High School, Auburn Rotary and the Interact Club are preparing for the ...

Taste of Home Cooking School comes to the Gold Country Fairgrounds

Taste of Home, publisher of four national magazines and more than 40 special interest recipe collections, is bringing its Taste of Home Cooking School show to the Gold Country Fair ...

Another View: Here’s an event you can sink your teeth into

Nobody has ever mistaken me for the famous chef Emeril Lagasse. If the sun was in just the right place, I guess someone might get our shadows confused.  We do share the same n ...

No place like home

For local craftsmen, it’s an exciting challenge – to assemble, in a matter of days, an exhibit to impress new customers at a fair with hundreds of other vendors and com ...

Reader Input: Fairgrounds helpers shine

I would like to thank all those who participated in the Gold Country Fairgrounds cleanup project on Sept. 9. Approximately 16 volunteers showed up and separated recyclables, fold ...

Carnival worker attacked with beer bottle at Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn

Two carnival workers got into an altercation early Tuesday morning at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn, resulting in one man being attacked with a broken beer bottle. Accord ...