Lincoln Highway

Media Life: Placer’s Highway 40 stretch gets new monument in Ophir

Take a detour off the smooth textures of  Interstate 80 and onto Ophir Road near Auburn and you’ll soon get an inkling for how automobile travel felt and sounded like in ...

Highway’s 100th birthday party to roll through Auburn

When the Lincoln Highway Association rolls through Auburn on Monday, it won’t be your typical classic car show. Sure, there’s going to be a slew of Ford Model A’ ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Party in the Park tonight; real estate prices in the foothills; Lincoln Highway’s 100th anniversary and a local author talks bugs

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Riley’s Station was last call for gas before Colfax

Auburn old-timers refer to it as “Riley’s Corner,” and police and fire personnel sometimes use it as point of reference. Some Auburnites know it only as a bend in the road o ...

Streetscape ideas getting too big

I have been attending the Streetscape committee meetings as an observer. I am disappointed that more members of the public have not attended. No more funds will be available for s ...

Spotlight shines on venerable pitstop

Not your everyday, average gas station and mini-mart, Olivers in Clipper Gap is getting recognition this month by a statewide organization for its historical significance. Members ...