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Media Life: Ghost is bonus for Old Town Auburn trick or treaters

Trick or treaters will get a chance to test out their paranormal ghost sensitivity this coming Halloween in Old Town Auburn. Believe it or not, one particular building has been bri ...

Planning panel: Keep mobile food trucks out of Downtown, Old Town Auburn

AUBURN CA - Prohibiting mobile food trucks from setting up temporary shop in Old Town and Downtown historic districts will be part of a new ordinance being recommended by the Aubur ...

Auburn’s Latitudes restaurant to close Sept. 2

AUBURN CA - Retirement beckons Sept. 2 for Latitudes restaurant owners Pete and Pat Enochs in Auburn. And that means a rush by fans of the vegetarian restaurant in Old Town for a l ...

Auburn's empty spaces, places looking for great ideas, right occupants

AUBURN CA - Empty spaces and empty places are sprinkled throughout the commercial landscape of Auburn and its environs, creating both a sense of mystery and unfulfilled promise. So ...

It's Christmas crunch time at Auburn post office for cards, parcels

It would be tax season for accountants. For candy stores and flower shops, it’s the days leading up to Valentine’s Day. Costume shops brace themselves for Halloween. And the ...

Media Life: Ex-Auburnite drums up new album “Pay to Play”

High-intensity drummer Jason Mackenroth is blistering the bandwidth this coming week with the digital release of his band Mack’s second album “Pay to Play.” The ex-Auburn-ar ...

Postal Service woes resurrect fears of Old Auburn Station A closure threat

With the U.S. Postal Service hemorrhaging red ink, there are rising concerns that Auburn’s current level of service could be cut. The latest inkling of changes afoot came Monday, ...

Dedicated Old Town supporter, business owner Ross Carpenter dies at 79

An Old Town Auburn business leader for more than a quarter century, Serendipity owner Ross Carpenter died Sunday at age 79. Carpenter and his wife, Lynn, opened an antiques store ...

$134K rehab for Old Town Auburn’s landmark Fire House No. 2

Old Town’s uniquely eccentric Fire House No. 2 is getting a $134,000 facelift. The project, paid for through redevelopment funding approved by the Auburn City Council, is target ...

Media Life: Auburn producer springboards from “Deadliest Catch” to global 3D event

Auburn’s Doug Stanley has left “Deadliest Catch” behind to start his own production company and he already has a big fish on the end of his line. Stanley’s Ridgeline Enter ...

Rain forecast cancels Old Town Auburn giant pumpkin drop on Saturday

Rain will keep the skies from raining giant pumpkins in Old Town Auburn on Saturday. Linda Robinson, Old Town Auburn Business Association president, said Thursday that with rain in ...

Weighty issues: Giant pumpkins, pumpkin drop’s return promise fall fun for Auburn in October

Auburn will get its share of pumpkin fun in October, with both a giant pumpkin contest and the thrill of a smashing pumpkin drop on tap. The giant pumpkin contest will be a major ...

Media Life: “Protocol” showing to bring back memorable Auburn movie moment

Rolling the 1984 Goldie Hawn movie “Protocol” will also give Auburn a chance to roll out the memories. “Protocol” will be screened under the stars starting at about 9 p.m. ...

Auburn’s Amgen, Lance Armstrong moment to be shown Jumbotron-sized

Lance & Co.’s Amgen Tour of California power pedal through Auburn on May 16 will be captured on Jumbotron screens in Downtown and Old Town Auburn. With eight cameras strategical ...

Old Town Auburn, historic courthouse to be part of Amgen Tour of California route

Old Town Auburn and the Placer County Courthouse will be getting their Amgen Tour of California moment in the sun after all. Countering initial reports from local cyclists that th ...