High Street

Auburn icon Gilbert is back

Well … not the real Gilbert (Ortega) – he’s still in heaven riding his bike, causing the smiles. The Gilbert sign is back! He’s in Downtown on High Street and perhaps causi ...

Community Portrait: Dick Kiger's interests take him from street to sky

Dick Kiger located to Auburn in 1954 when a position opened up at Purity Market. Kiger had been with Purity Markets working as assistant manager at several stores in the Central Va ...

Signs of beauty seen in Auburn

The City of Auburn is the perfect example of America the beautiful.Congratulations to Bud Pisarek for the logos that are painted in the intersection of High Street and Lincoln Way, ...

Our View: Fate of popular ball remains to be seen

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce recently announced that it will again host the both popular and criticized Black & White Ball this September in the form of the Black & White Affaire ...

Middle class needs defense

Last week, a courageous group left the Occupy Wall Street camp in New York City and started marching to Washington, D.C. Their goal was to bring the outrage and energy of the 99 pe ...

Restored ’62 Chevy dispenses fine foods and espresso

Having a restaurant on wheels is the fulfillment of a longtime dream for Deb Arbogast. “I’ve wanted a food truck for 10 years and finally got to do it,” she said. “I like t ...

Don’t wait for authorities’ call

This letter is for every parent with a child at Placer High. If your child does not take a lunch to school and therefore must walk to town for lunch, then listen up. Please teach y ...

Downed telephone line in road

Police officers and public works employees are at the scene of a downed telephone line on High Street at Auburn Folsom Road in Auburn Wednesday morning. They are waiting for AT ...

Prune trees for public safety

Good reporting and pictures on the High Street Auburn incident where the woman’s car —and almost the woman — was impaled by a tree-top that had blown off one of the trees at ...

Two Auburnites arrested for meth

An Auburn man and woman were arrested this weekend for possessing methamphetamine. At 10:30 a.m. on Saturday Auburn Police Department officers responded to a disturbance call on ...

Another View: Living in the material, 3D real world

Ah, yes, you saw George Lay and me on the front page of the Journal a couple of weeks ago (Feb. 9), mesmerized by fancy iPads and learning about the Adult School computer classes. ...

Our View: Eyes of cycling world will turn to Auburn

Auburn has a chance to showcase itself to the world, raise needed cash for the city, county and local businesses and have some fun at the same time. The Amgen Tour of California b ...

Streetscape in need of refinement

Re: Streetscape, among other things ... Having heard nothing since my letters of Aug. 14, 2010 and Oct. 9, 2010 to the Auburn City Council, I am going to be repetitive in my reque ...

Competitive pricing, service goals of new tire store

A former Downtown Auburn gas station is now a tire store. Best American Tires & Wheels opened in late fall at High Street and Cleveland Avenue. Woodland resident Mushtag Ahmed o ...

Another View: Yes, Virginia, Santa Claus really does shop Auburn

The suit never fits well, the eyebrows are way too dark, and the quilt batting leaks out below the belt, like some kind of cotton fiber hernia. The beard often falls below my mout ...