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Time to shine for vintage vehicles at Auburn’s Cruise Nite

As the sun drops low in the western sky Friday, Lincoln Way in Downtown Auburn will come alive with the sights and sounds of Cruise Nite. The monthly summertime staple regularly a ...

Another View: ‘Helping Hope’ – A call to the community to help the women and children affected by the Lincoln Way fire

Dear Community, We want to be sure you know that there are eight women and seven children who lost everything in a tragic house fire last Friday in downtown Auburn. These women a ...

Women, children flee burning Auburn group home

Fifteen women and children living at a group home in Auburn safely escaped flames after the Lincoln Way Victorian caught fire Friday. Much of the interior of the three-story ...

Reader Input: Looked like a waste of water

Hello. Recently (May 13) I was at the Sierra Grill, the one off of Lincoln Way, waiting for my stepdad to bring me my keys. Around 9:30 he arrived and I walked outside, hearing t ...

General Gomez was but one brand of Auburn’s hometown cigars

It’s been a while since I’ve smelled cigar smoke or seen a man puffing on a panatela, but there was a time before the Surgeon General’s report on the hazards of u ...

Reader Input: The divinity that shapes our ends

Many thanks to the nice lady who secretly paid for my mother’s manicure yesterday (April 21). She hasn’t treated herself to a manicure in probably 30 years. She happe ...

Hink Block a home to business for more than 100 years

The Hink Block has quietly served as one of the main anchors of Auburn businesses since the early 1900s  and yet we seldom think of it as a single major building. Instead we s ...

Work to start on relocated Gold Rush Museum in Auburn

Work is set to start on a new museum in Downtown Auburn. The Gold Rush Museum is expected to debut this summer after the improvements are completed. The 113-year-old depot buildi ...

Community gathers around burglary victim

When thieves broke through the front door of Brian Garcia’s Colfax sporting goods store, the list of damages and stolen property looked like a serious loss. Rifles, ammo, go ...

More brazen break-ins surface

At least four residents of an Auburn apartment and condominium complex are now included in a string recent burglaries in the area. The Auburn Woods complex, near Lincoln Way and H ...

How a saloon keeper changed the look of Old Town

If you’ve stood at the intersection of Lincoln Way and Sacramento Street in Old Town, you may have wondered about the unusual street configuration that leaves a roughly trian ...

The 122-year history of Auburn’s Barnett Building

The building on the corner of Lincoln Way and Cherry Streets in downtown Auburn has had several uses in its long history. Today we know it as the Monkey Cat, a popular restaurant, ...

Water Leak ok’d by Auburn leadership

The approved placement of one award-winning sculpture at the corner of Lincoln Way and High Street bringing more art to the heart of Auburn. Meadow Vista-based artist Kurt Barton& ...

Auburn's State Theatre “Tear Down the Wall” project 80 percent complete

The State Theatre’s “Tear Down the Wall” expansion project is moving into the home stretch, with doors at the 84-year-old Lincoln Way movie house targeted to re-o ...

Media Life: Bigger venue means bigger acts for Auburn’s State Theatre

Going from 130 seats to 320 means the 84-year-old State Theatre will re-open this October with an upgrade in entertainment for audiences. The simple math of the matter is that whi ...