Linda Robinson

'A Taste of Chocolate' holds something special for sweet lovers

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than taking a chocolate-themed tour of Old Town Auburn. Singles, couples and groups are invited t ...

Neon signs add to Auburn ambiance

This letter is in response to an article in the Journal regarding dimming the lights in downtown businesses (“Auburn looks at dimming amount of Old Town neon signage,” ...

Our View: Unified plan needed for local business

Auburn is often described as a tight-knit local community that helps one another out. That didn’t seem to be completely the case for some of our businesses last week. At a city ...

Business owners weigh in on business improvement districts

Auburn business owners are reacting to controversy over the city’s business improvement districts, which arose among members at Monday night’s city council meeting. Businesse ...

Old Town Business Association Members at odds at City Council

Auburn city officials and business leaders agreed the Old Town Business Association needs an overhaul to become more representative of all its members, during Monday night’s city ...

Photo studio focuses on women, from boudoir to baby bump

When photographer Lynnette Davis decided to open a studio, she wanted it to be really unique.“Basically, what we like to do is capture the body and essence of a woman in any ...

A classic Christmas returns to Old Town

Revelers have two chances to participate in Country Christmas, Old Town Auburn’s classic holiday celebration. On two Saturday evenings, Dec. 10 and 17, Old Town opens its arm ...

Old town aglow with Christmas once again

Old Town Auburn got a sprinkling of LED Christmas lights, donated and installed by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Tuesday. Linda Robinson, Old Town Business Association presid ...

Welcome mats out for Small Business Saturday

Think Auburn First is now not the only campaign to encourage shopping locally. Now there’s Small Business Saturday, a nationwide effort to bring customers to family-owned stores, ...

Auburn redevelopment agency could be dissolved

City Council may have to decide whether to dissolve the Auburn Redevelopment Agency or give the state an initial percentage of its funds, totaling $287,405, come January. Accordi ...

Longtime Journal editor says goodbye

The Journal recently said goodbye to a longtime community leader in its editor Deric Rothe. Rothe, who dedicated 14 years to molding the Auburn Journal into a relevant community ...

Auburn’s colorful Gilbert dies at 82

Gilbert Ortega – Auburn’s beloved, bicycling “man about town” – has died at age 82. Ortega – simply “Gilbert” to the many who knew, or knew of, the colorfully garb ...

Old Town event organizers hope to help hit-and-run victim

The Auburn community has a chance to celebrate a part of its history while also helping to raise funds for a former Auburn woman paralyzed in a hit-and-run incident. On Monday even ...

Independence Day festivities abound in Auburn

On Independence Day, one can be sure to be surrounded by cheering as parades go by, the explosive sensation of fireworks, the sweet smoky smell of barbecues and a general sentiment ...

Auburn police chief retiring after 30 years in law enforcement

Police Chief Valerie Harris said she is grateful for the community’s support of the police department and thankful to have been able to serve the residents of Auburn. Harris is s ...