Old Town

Another View: Leadership needn’t come from chamber

Daniel Berlant, the Cal Fire spokesman and 30-year-old candidate for the Auburn City Council, is facing a total of four challengers this fall: three competing contenders plus the A ...

Another View: For boomers, pickleball is court of last resort

I have discovered the path to world peace, and it is a game called “pickleball.” In fact, if diplomats could find a way to coax Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin on a cou ...

Early juries had compassion for 2 women who killed

Chivalry wasn’t dead in the early 1900s, and two cases of women who killed and walked away illustrate the point. There were mitigating circumstances, of course, and there was ...

Reader Input: Sometimes, losing is a good thing

Last Christmas, a person very important to me gave me the gift of a lifetime … the gift of life. This is not an exaggeration. The present was a one-year membership at Well ...

Reader Input: ‘Friends’ column touched reader

An open letter to Gary Moffat: I need to tell you how much your column touched my heart (“Mary Jo, Mary Belle’s remembered as friends of Old Town,” Another View ...

Another View: Mary Jo, Mary Belle’s remembered as friends of Old Town

This is not an obituary; it’s about the ebb and flow of life in Auburn’s historic district. Over a dozen years of operating a hospitality venue in Old Town, I’v ...

Another View: McClintock-Moore could be a slugfest

For incumbent Tom McClintock, the 2014 election cycle likely will not be the cakewalk he originally anticipated in District 4 … especially if Democrats get off their butts a ...

Another View: Serving up sacred cows with relish

Whatever goes around comes around; the prodigal son returns; a bad penny always turns up. No matter how you choose to couch it, I’m back. This is the first column I have ...

Antique fair to take over Old Town Auburn streets Sunday

It may be garden variety junk. It may be junque that sends an antique collector into orbit. It’s all in the eye of the beholder. But for Auburn collectibles and antique deal ...

Media Life: Old Town Auburn’s Happy Hour sign loses shining light

It’s a sign that’s hard to miss – a beacon featuring a martini glass that promises much but leads nowhere. The Happy Hour is long gone in Old Town, but the sign s ...