Gold Country Mall

4 score and a lot of great memories of foothills

When you’ve hit the age of 80 and still live in Auburn, there’s a lot that you can look back on. There are a lot more people in town, traffic’s faster, prices are ...

‘MAP Gallery’ plots a course for all mediums

Artists work in many mediums. For Pierre Butler, his first palette was a plate, his early creations of the culinary sort. “I searched many ways to find my artistic pill,&rd ...

Handmade is the byword at Auburn's new Terrapin's Treasures

Owners Stephen and Tamara VanHorn take a lot of pride that most everything in their shop is handmade. Stephen sews clothes, Tamara makes hats and they both make jewelry. They also ...

Time to help a local couple

On April 1, Back Country in Old Town Auburn was robbed by someone digging through the brick wall and cutting into the safe (Journal, April 22). The alarm didn’t go off, wires wer ...

Mountain Mama brings signature style to Sierra foothills for 35 years

When Judith Gordon-Lawson opened her clothing shop in 1974, she brought a little hippie vibe to Downtown Auburn. Her patched jeans and embroidered tops were an instant success. ...

Hope survives in chaos of reporter’s news day

Two miracles. One tragedy. Cutting through the plethora of squawk on the police scanner, phone calls, letters, conversations on the street, news releases and e-mails that passed t ...

Updated: Woman plunges from Auburn building onto car

A woman who minutes before had said she wanted to go to heaven plummeted Thursday from the roof of a building in Downtown Auburn, landing on a car. The woman's fall was witnessed b ...