Melanie Barton

Media helped Heritage Trail

I would like to thank Gold Country Media for the fantastic coverage of The Heritage Trail – Placer County Museums Tour event. Eighteen museums from Roseville to Tahoe City part ...

Painters find menagerie of muses

Everyone’s got their favorite. Remember riding a carousel as a child and perusing the different animals before picking the one you wanted to ride? Sonja Hamilton’s watercolor ...

Exchange brings Italy to Auburn

John and Julia Camillucci, 8 and 11, respectively, have never had an older sister, but for the next year they will. Ilaria Piredda is living with the Camilluccis through an exchan ...

Thanks for help in tour’s success

Last weekend, Aug. 7 and 8, hundreds of trail travelers visited 19 museums from Roseville to north Lake Tahoe for the third annual Heritage Trail Museums Tour. The Auburn Journal ...

Plan to honor athletes trudges on

More than two-dozen concerned citizens attended Tuesday’s Endurance Capital Committee meeting, many unhappy with the Downtown plaza’s sports focus. Committee members attempted ...

Vintage cars fuel interest in museums tour

Put a vintage car like Ron Ludford’s green and gold Model A on a side road in Placer County that was once Highway 40 and something magical occurs. Now put a whole lot of early- ...

Swallows return, but ...

The swallows have returned to Auburn. But they’re far from home. The birds are finding a century-old welcome mat has been pulled out from under them at the Placer County Courthou ...

Rotarians get to work April 25

Auburn Rotary groups are hoping to fill a void left by the canceled Project Auburn. For the last four years, Project Auburn brought volunteers together to tackle big projects such ...

Museum programs celebrate local history

In a recent letter to the Auburn Journal, Rebecca Rowland, Your Views, Jan. 15, commented that it “would be interesting to have a community event to celebrate Auburn’s history ...

Carousel collection exhibit takes visitors on merry-go-round journey into history

The art and history of carousel horses is providing Auburn with a rarely glimpsed portal into a little-known corner of its past. “The Tradition of the Carousel” opened last we ...