Gordon Ainsleigh

Public outcry tables square name change

The Auburn Urban Development Commission will hold off on plans for Auburn’s Central Square after close to 50 residents showed up to a public meeting Monday night to share their d ...

How to please everybody

In regards to the Central Square controversy, I recommend we move the clock tower to Central Square where it belongs anyway. Then we put a statue of Gordon Ainsleigh at the clock t ...

Special breed races here

Is Auburn a community that embraces the spirit of endurance sports or one that focuses on top athletes? Certainly, Wendell Robie and Gordon Ainsleigh, our signature endurance event ...

Western States pioneer wants back on the trail

It’s been a long time coming but Andy Gonzales is on the comeback trail. In 1977, running in a borrowed pair waffle-soled Nikes, Gonzales was one of the pioneers of the Western S ...

Recreation district gains 28-acre parcel

The Auburn Recreation District has agreed to accept a land donation, although some officials wonder whether the financially strapped district can afford to maintain it. The Auburn ...

Scientific study proves importance of supplements

Researchers at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., selected 1,179 post-menopausal women living in rural eastern Nebraska, free of cancer for at least 10 years, and willing to take ...

Auburn gets failing grade in second-hand smoke report

The City of Auburn gets an “F” from the American Lung Association of California in regard to policies protecting residents from second-hand smoke. The local report card was pr ...

ARD board directors take oath of office

Incoming Auburn Mayor Mike Holmes administered the oath to swear in three Auburn Recreation District directors Friday afternoon at the Canyon View Center off Maidu Drive. Incumben ...

Rec district directors flirt with violations

Auburn Recreation District directors have come dangerously close to violating state law by attempting to form a majority outside of meetings, according to Brown Act experts. Direc ...

Gray, Ainsleigh, Ferris get ARD posts

Jim Gray, Gordon Ainsleigh and Jim Ferris are the newly elected Auburn Recreation District directors. By the time all of the votes were counted Wednesday morning, Gray tallied 7,78 ...

Our View: Two clear choices for ARD: Ferris and Gray

Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the Auburn Recreation District board of directors. Of the seven running, there are two clear choices: Jim Gray and Jim Ferris. Incum ...

Ferris cites experience in bid for Auburn Recreation District board

Jim Ferris is stressing his community involvement, corporate CEO experience and marketing skills as qualifications to become one of the next Auburn Recreation District board member ...

Spanning history

The Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge once connected Auburn with the vast resources of the American River Canyon. In modern times the structure spanning the American River serves a ...

Newly formed rock climbing group seeks access to quarry in canyon

Next to trail running, Gordy Ainsleigh’s favorite pastime is rock climbing and he’s reaching out to area enthusiasts with a new climbing club in Auburn. Called Climbing Resour ...

ARD directors announce election intentions

Two Auburn Recreation District board incumbents up for reelection Nov. 4 have announced they will run again. Jim Gray and Gordon Ainsleigh announced Tuesday they will seek another ...