July 4

Another View: The fragrance of freedom is a sweet one

When the dust settled upon that momentous morning, mingled in the stench of gun fire and burnt buildings was the fragrance of freedom. The sweet scent stained the soldier’s s ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, July 2, 1964

Electricians’ strike hits river project A walkout by electricians yesterday threw crippling punches at Placer County’s $115,000,000 Middle Fork American River Project ...

Auburn expects busy July 4 visitor weekend

  With Fourth of July holiday getaways boosting Auburn’s visitor ranks, the question on most tourists’ minds was where to go when the heat soars into plus-100-deg ...

Reader Input: Does our July Fourth fun require fire?

In light of recent fires and very dry conditions in our area, I find myself once again torn between the American tradition of lighting fireworks and preserving our environment from ...

Families, friends have good old time in Old Town Auburn

Upon walking into the Old Town Auburn July 4 celebration, children could be seen racing each other in gunny sacks, slurping snow cones and climbing a very slippery pole to a cash p ...

Be dazzled at no charge

With the economy down and family budgets tighter this year than last, a great way to experience a family afternoon of fun on Monday, July 4 is to attend a parade and see some firew ...

Party it up Uncle Sam style for the Fourth

Are you trying to get the most red, white and blue possible for Independence Day? There are plenty of patriotic parties planned this weekend. Homeland Homeland is a trio of free ...

A little ‘fore’ of July fun

If you’re a golfer, I hope you get a bang out of this cryptogram created with golf terms around the phrase Independence Day, July 4 in order to celebrate our national birthday th ...