Old Town

Busy cluster square needs no name

Dear Auburn: Take a deep breath and enjoy the spring air. Enjoy our beautiful courthouse. Enjoy the restored Old Town. Take a stroll through Downtown and admire the bikes and art. ...

Our View: Economic plan will require heavy lifting by many

Kudos to Auburn City Councilman Kevin Hanley for shining a light on the Auburn area’s fragmented economic development efforts. Hanley’s unified development plan, which has re ...

Welcome to ‘Clutter Corner’

I am responding to the letter to the editor suggesting that “Central Square” be called a “plaza,” (Journal, April 4). Historically, the “plaza” is the “square” in ...

It’s like putting a skyscraper in Old Town

I live in the neighborhood where the Bohemia project is slated to be built. A lot of focus has been on the access from Canal Street. While that’s an obvious concern, people may ...

Lost everything in fire but gained more

Where do we even begin to say thank you to our dear Auburn community and beyond? In Tuesday’s paper (Nov. 24) the Auburn Journal printed a letter from my brother and his wife who ...

Giant pumpkin goes splat in Old Town

Pieces of orange flesh were all that remained after a 1,149-pound pumpkin was dropped on the streets of Old Town Auburn Friday. Hundreds turned out for the first ever Great Pumpkin ...

Auburn puts on an extraordinary weekend

What a pleasure it is to live in Auburn, Calif. The long weekend was filled with all things beautiful and good to eat and drink. First, the last Artwalk of the season. Strolling ...

Our View: City should look at vicious dog policies after attack

It has been weeks since four pitbulls attacked a 17-year-old in a public parking lot in Downtown Auburn. Yet city leaders have said very little publicly about the incident, or wha ...

Hysterical Auburn lives on

Years ago, when my kids attended Placer High, Auburn was known as Historical Auburn. At that time there was a lot of bickering going on between Downtown and Old Town, so my kids ...

Pull together and make Streetscape as great as it can be

Let us “Think Auburn First.” Let’s turn a lose-lose situation in Phase 1 of the Streetscape Project for both Auburn and the endurance community into a win-win, from a divisiv ...

Auburn should celebrate its rich history

Looking at Old Town, Nevada City, Grass Valley and Placerville, I see some degree of success in numbers of people visiting and shopping. I also note that Downtown merchants here s ...

Auburn keeps it live as music seekers enjoy night on the town

Auburn has many venues where residents can enjoy live music. Each has its own unique appeal and there is something for everyone. The Club Car on Lincoln Way is a bar and restaura ...

Town stalwart Bob Jetter dies at 88

An integral part of Auburn and Old Town’s business scene for several decades, Bob Jetter will be remembered with a memorial service on Friday. Jetter, 88, died at an assisted li ...

Revitalization suggestions

Auburn should look to other communities that have revitalized downtowns. Research what stores and services we lack and charge the Economic Development Commission with creating a pl ...

Family Night Out extends big welcome

It will be hard to miss Family Night Out if you’re in the Auburn area Saturday night. The celebration runs from 5 to 9 p.m. and stretches a mile from Old Town to Downtown. It’ ...