Liz Briggs

Cheryl Maki a proven leader

We need to elect Cheryl Maki to represent us on the Placer County Water Agency board. I’ve known Cheryl Maki for years. I’ve seen her in action. As a former council member for ...

Generations have socialized at the Auburn Drug Co. fountain

Today we usually call them ?pharmacies? but not too long ago they were just plain, old drugstores. Most were not very large and dealt mainly with prescriptions and general health i ...

Local shops see positive results from Small?Business Saturday

The nationwide Small Business Saturday campaign struck a chord in Auburn. It was great reinforcement for shopping local, according to Liz Briggs, co-owner of Downtown’s Auburn D ...

Symphony about to give Auburn an earful

The Auburn Symphony is tuning up for its 2010-2011 season. The symphony kicks off its 23rd season with “Auburn Symphony in the Park — The Tradition Continues,” which takes p ...

Auburn is on 'sale' next week

A weeklong promotion next week will showcase Auburn as not only a great place to live, but a great place to shop. The event, part of the Think Auburn First campaign, runs July 4-1 ...

Multiple projects abuzz in Auburn

There has been some confusion about the role of city commissions and committees over the past few weeks. I want to set the record straight. The city has a number of advisory bodie ...

For single day, Auburn indulges its inner Irish

A Greek owner of a New York-style deli with a Japanese name serving Irish fare? Only on St. Patrick’s Day does it make complete sense – and it happened in Auburn on Tuesday. W ...

Giving the gift of Auburn

Traffic jams, long lines, people pushing and bumping into each other, not finding what you want — ahh, holiday shopping at the mall. Avoid the madness of malls and big-box-stor ...