Margareta Swann

Reborn Black & White Affaire generates smaller, quieter event

It was smaller and quieter than in years past, but Auburn Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Bruce Cosgrove says the revived Black & White Affaire achieved the community feel o ...

Can’t letter writers modulate tone?

Let’s cool our jets, folks! I’m talking about those who are writing in re: the Black & White Ball being “raised from the dead.” The latest one that takes the cake is Robert ...

Why condemn Downtown ball?

I can no longer sit and be quiet on the subject of the Black & White Ball (“Petition drive started against Downtown Auburn street party,” Journal, March 27). The mo ...

Down with downtown party-poopers

Here we go again (“Petition drive started against Downtown Auburn street party,” Journal, March 27). You would think (Ben) Asgharzadeh/(Margareta) Swann would be happy. Instead ...

Jewelry pieces bring Auburn close to the stars

Elizabeth Taylor, John Wayne and Tony Curtis were great movie icons whose seemingly larger-than life lives played out a world apart from Auburn. But — at least for a few days — ...

Me Gusta Baby moving to Fountains in Roseville

Downtown Auburn’s Me Gusta Baby children’s store is closing in September. Owners Glenn and Raj Simpson are moving the business to the Fountains at Roseville Center. The store, ...

Business association debates $20,000 plant contract

While some downtown business owners disagree about the need for a $20,000 plant service, others say the greenery has been vandalized on numerous occasions and needs to be protected ...

Walk offers community chance to celebrate surviving cancer

Local residents will have a chance to support cancer survivors and hear their inspiring stories Tuesday before the Stage 3 start of the Amgen Tour of California in Downtown Auburn. ...

Swann shop indeed golden

I am amazed at the ignorance of some (most) of the online comments regarding the robbery over the weekend at the Golden Swann. Those who think that the Golden Swann deserved to be ...

Man and woman steal $21,400 of jewelry from Auburn store, owner says

Although police initially believed a couple stole about $17,000 worth of jewelry from a Downtown Auburn store Thursday evening, the owner is now saying the amount is up to $21,400. ...