Kahl Muscott

Party in the Park: Did we mention it’s free?

In a summer of fun things to do, and a place (Auburn) where the phrase “stay-cation” actually equates to a great holiday, your Auburn Recreation District offers up yet another ...

Auburn Recreation District offers its forecast for 2010

Like many public agencies and private businesses, the Auburn Area Recreation and Park District (ARD) faced strong economic realities in 2009. Budget cuts, increases in expenses and ...

ARD cleaning up downed trees, branches after storm

Auburn Recreation District officials said Sunday night’s storm left a trail of downed trees, limbs and branches at several parks. A 60- to 80-foot oak at Ashford Park snapped in ...

ARD seeks public input on Regional Park

By Michelle Miller-Carl Journal News Editor Would you like more walking trails? Another dog park? Maybe a water feature the kids can splash in on a warm day? The Auburn Recrea ...

Vandalism still hurting dog park

The dog sculpture at Ashley Memorial Dog Park has nothing to wag about. The donated 80-pound steel piece of art depicting a happy canine was damaged after late-night vandals stru ...

Police asking for public’s help to find attacker

Police are asking for the public’s help as they search for a man who reportedly sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl at an Auburn pool Monday. As the investigation continues, ...

Waste, thy name is government

Peering into the mythical notebook while realizing that even Cher’s Farewell Tour took less time than it does for Gottschalks to wind up its going-out-of-business sale ... Some ...

Weed-filled hill gets new look with petanque court

From the street, you might not realize there’s anything back there. And for years it was an empty lot. “It has been a great place to grow weeds,” said Gary Moffat, owner of ...

ACLU opposes Shockley park

The idea of naming a 28-acre parcel of publicly owned Auburn parkland after eugenics proponent and Nobel Prize winner William Shockley is getting some high-profile opposition. The ...

ARD to freeze wages

Employees of the Auburn Recreation District will have their wages frozen starting April 1 in a budget passed by the district’s board. The board voted 3-2 Thursday to adopt the 2 ...

ARD must learn not to spend frivolously

I had hopes that Auburn Recreation District administrator Kahl Muscott, would take pause and reconsider spending so much of taxpayers’ hard-earned money, considering that there ...

ARD moving forward on locker room improvements

The Auburn Recreation District took the first step to getting the Recreation Park gym locker rooms upgraded by voting Thursday night to go ahead with architect negotiations. ARD D ...

ARD gets donation of 28 acres

The Auburn Recreation District has received a 28-acre land donation from the Shockley Trust in the Bay Area. ARD also is in discussions with an area construction company on wetland ...

Former mayor brought guiding hand to getting Auburn Skatepark funded, built

The Auburn Skatepark, a $380,000 project, came about after some “hard-working Auburn service clubs” made it a reality, according to former Auburn Mayor Cheryl Maki. There is an ...

Tennis players are feeling blue

Area tennis players who once had to wait to hit the court during prime playing hours are a thing of the past. The Auburn Recreation District opened two new courts at Regional Park ...