mike holmes

Pilgrimage: Rocklin at forefront of Placer's upcoming ‘sister county’ trip to China

A Placer County delegation is looking for a few good travelers – sojourners who can help raise money for Sierra College students while opening economic and cultural doorways ...

People to watch: Finding historical relevance in North Auburn buildings

Ramona Brockman traces her love for old buildings back to an 1870s Victorian in Denver, Colo. The house was her grandmother’s and she looks back now with appreciation for ma ...

Reader input: Save Old Town’s Post Office

Once again the post office in Old Town Auburn (Station A) is under threat of possible closure. The post office has been in that location since 1878 and is purported to be “th ...

Chinese Cemetery -- a mystery worth dusting off

There’s a lot of mystery around the Chinese Cemetery along Grass Valley Highway: When was it created? Who’s in charge of it now? Who’s still buried there, if anyo ...

Another View: Looking at some of the ways to boost Auburn’s economic development

The City of Auburn has an Economic Development Commission with a stated goal “to enhance the City of Auburn’s business environment and economic base while preserving an ...

Auburn art blossoms

I want to commend all those artists who committed their time and talent to the creative painting of signal and utility boxes in the City of Auburn. This project began several years ...

Reader input: Auburn’s art blossoms with global reach

I want to commend all those artists who committed their time and talent to the creative painting of signal and utility boxes in the City of Auburn. This project began several years ...

Another View: It’s important that we preserve what we have for the future

A few weeks ago while I was in China I received a number of phone calls and emails regarding the demolition of the Bill Clark hangar which has been at the Auburn Airport since at l ...

McCann Alumni welcome Ty Rowe at annual luncheon

The annual McCann Alumni luncheon was held at Max’s restaurant recently to welcome Ty Rowe, the newest recipient of the Auburn Journal’s community service McCann award. ...

Meals, music and imagination making a splash in Auburn

First came the Think Auburn First Chamber promotion, encouraging us to shop here. Now there’s Dine Auburn First. Coordinator Kathleen Shaffer asked me to tell you about the p ...

Reader Input: Nothing trivial about Auburn’s bee

Congratulations to the winner of the Fourth Annual Auburn AAUW Trivia Bee: Placer United — Mike Holmes, Jim Holmes and Leah Rosasco. But this talented trio wasn’t the o ...

Another View: Annexation poppycock

The City of Auburn is about to engage in an effort to justify an effort to annex North Auburn into the city. An outspoken member of the city council has managed to convince other m ...

Auburn casts wider net for surveys

If you want your voice heard, but don’t feel like sitting through a City Council meeting, you may have your opportunity: The community survey is now open to the general publi ...

Reader input: A tip of the hat to the butt patrol

The city of Auburn owes Sally Dawley a debt of gratitude for her work in attempting to clean up litter in our community, specifically cigarette butts (more politely called “c ...

Changing of guard Tuesday at City Hall

Once ballots are cast and votes verified, candidates are sworn in and make the transition from political hopefuls to public officials. Nearly a month after votes were received in ...