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History: Gasoline Alley was campground, grocery store and a gas station

Most modern service stations come accompanied by a mini-mart where you can grab a snack, pick up a container of milk and a loaf of bread and even buy a quart of motor oil that you ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Jan. 14 and 21, 1965

Missile, 300 miles away is seen here by many residents Art Johnson was one of many Auburnites who saw the Atlas missile fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara Coun ...

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 ...

Burglars hit Bowman Road Businesses

Thieves have been targeting businesses along Bowman Road in Auburn looking for money, but not much else. In the past two days, at least three businesses have been hit by what busi ...

Burglars hit Bowman Road area

Thieves have been targeting businesses along Bowman Road in Auburn looking for money, but not much else. In the past two days, at least three businesses have been hit by what busi ...

Wal-Mart makes key move to start North Auburn build

A corner of two major North Auburn streets is going big. While a key step in its North Auburn store construction plans was being made Friday by Wal-Mart Stores, work was progressi ...

Reader Input: Big box site poorly planned

As a 25-year resident of Auburn I feel that the planning commission is solely interested in the tax dollars that big business will bring in to an area. We beat the push for low-i ...

Costco, Conkey, Placer County team on Auburn site

Placer County supervisors struck a deal with a Roseville developer Tuesday that could woo and win Costco as a tenant on county-owned land in North Auburn. Jim Conkey Real Estate D ...

Costco back in Auburn?

Placer County supervisors are poised to make their first move toward what could eventually lead to construction of a Costco store on county-owned land in North Auburn. The Board o ...

North Auburn mobilehome damaged in fire

A fire at a North Auburn mobile-home park sent flames and embers shooting high into the night sky Wednesday but firefighters contained damage to one unit and no injuries were repor ...

North Auburn big-box showdown slated for July

The wait for a Placer County Planning Commission showdown over a big-box Wal-Mart or Costco-type store off Highway 49 in North Auburn will have to wait a little longer. The Planni ...

Potential neighbors of North Auburn big-box store fight to keep it off their street

Plans for a big-box Wal-Mart or Costco-type store off Highway 49 are getting a rocky reception. And much of the opposition is revolving around traffic concerns. At a meeting late ...

New 142-room hotel eyed for North Auburn's Bowman area

A 142-room Marriott inn is being proposed for a prominent knoll-top property off Bowman Road skirting Interstate 80. Called Hill Top Center, the proposal is in the early stages of ...