Monkey Cat

The 122-year history of Auburn’s Barnett Building

The building on the corner of Lincoln Way and Cherry Streets in downtown Auburn has had several uses in its long history. Today we know it as the Monkey Cat, a popular restaurant, ...

Another View: Run, Daniel, run; and a couple of other morsels

He’s just 30, but this poised young man is just the answer for revitalizing, energizing and injecting new blood into the clogged arteries of the Auburn City Council, an organ ...

Auburn business community braces for Costco

While no deals have been signed or agreements reached to place a Costco on Placer County-owned property in North Auburn, businesses are bracing for its potential arrival. Like Wal ...

Take Your Dog to Work Day shines spotlight on special bond

  Downtown Auburn boot-shop owner Mickey Bennett looks at his shelter-rescued black lab Mickayla and sees more than a canine staring back at him. He sees a friend, if not a ...

Sierra College event offers taste of the area’s finest

What are they eating on Downtown Abbey these days? Crumpets and mash? Whatever it is, it’s probably no match for the fine foods to be had at Sierra College this Saturday, a ...

Auburn restaurants looking forward to Valentine's

The most romantic day of the year is on Tuesday, and restaurants throughout Auburn are gearing up to provide lovebirds the perfect date night. At Latitudes, owners Pete and Pat ...

Craving comfort? Bring home the bacon

A humorous photo making its way around the Internet shows a plateful of sizzling bacon with the caption, “You can’t buy happiness. But you can buy bacon, which is about ...

Get a taste of Auburn on pub, restaurant crawl

Once a month, Michelle Long dons a bright-red shirt, grabs her trusty train whistle and leads a group of hungry foodies through Downtown Auburn. Long is the regional manager of App ...

Our View: Meet in Auburn, not Washington, D.C.

Placer County Supervisor Jim Holmes criticized Congressman Tom McClintock recently for not backing progressive local programs with federal dollars. McClintock fired back that Holm ...

Auburn on cutting edge

I always believed Auburn’s Monkey Cat was a pretend. Today I read in Parade.com of such an animal. I Googled “titi monkey cat discovered” and found 1,400 websites telling ab ...