Old Town

Sheer indulgence — all for a good cause — at Taste of Chocolate

Old Town Auburn was full of chocolate lovers Sunday afternoon for the seventh annual Taste of Chocolate. Attendees made their way to more than 20 participating merchants and vendor ...

A classic Christmas returns to Old Town

Revelers have two chances to participate in Country Christmas, Old Town Auburn’s classic holiday celebration. On two Saturday evenings, Dec. 10 and 17, Old Town opens its arm ...

Q & A: Docents get in on ground floor of local history

Volunteer Sandi Tribe of Auburn was interviewed at the Placer County Museum located on the first floor of Auburn’s Historic Courthouse. What is your title? Tribe: Volunteer or do ...

Auburn harbors poor disabled access

In regard to the ADA controversy — let me say that I abhor Mr. (Scott) Johnson’s tactics (Journal, July 10). However, if building owners had been compliant in the 20 years sinc ...

Save LED billboard for Las Vegas

The Auburn City Council wants to do what — erect a $60,000 LED billboard, with its garish blues, oranges, yellows and greens flashing on and off with those annoying CNN-type scro ...

Skip electronic eyesore/sign

Re: “City OK’s $60,000 for new billboard,” (Journal, Feb. 15): Has anyone on our City Council really taken time to look at one of these LED signs? Gaudy, distracting and li ...

Elevated pitbull an unwelcome sight

As a long-time supporter of Downtown and Old Town Auburn, anybody who knows me knows that I am a big fan/shopper of both locations and I so hope I can continue to be so. However, ...

Weekend all about great tastes

Don’t plan on eating dinner Saturday night. Those attending Saturday’s Auburn Wine and Food Festival will likely be too full after an afternoon spent tantalizing the taste bud ...

Bridget Powers gets job done

I have known Bridget Powers for many years and I have never met such an ambitious woman so committed to her causes and projects. Bridget gets the job done. Whether she is runni ...

Our View: Tour stop or not, Auburn must get wheels in motion

If Auburn is lucky enough to earn a piece of the action in the 2011 Tour of California cycling event, it better take full advantage. Instead of a jumbotron television and a 20-min ...