Jan Decker

Exact financial impact of Amgen on city hard to calculate, officials say

While officials can’t say how much money the Amgen Tour of California has brought to Auburn, they agree it should have a long-term benefit on the city. Those involved in plannin ...

Move will bring bureau to heart of Downtown

A Placer County tourism staple is moving to Downtown Auburn. The Placer County Visitors Bureau California Welcome Center is relocating to Auburn’s Old City Hall on High Street a ...

Our View: Economic plan will require heavy lifting by many

Kudos to Auburn City Councilman Kevin Hanley for shining a light on the Auburn area’s fragmented economic development efforts. Hanley’s unified development plan, which has re ...

Sex on the beach: Craigslist fostering hook-ups at the American River near Auburn

Craigslist is spreading the word over the Internet that a stretch of the American River recently reopened to boaters near Auburn is a great place for open-air sexual encounters. A ...

Cooperation is key to making most of Gold Country tourism potential, consultant says

Look north and south for a stronger voice in getting the word out about attractions for tourists, a travel research consultant is advising Gold Country communities like Auburn. De ...