Old Town

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 ...

Sheriff: Six being charged in “honey oil” drug-lab fire at Auburn mobile home

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that criminal charges against six adults are being lodged in connection with a mobile home fire that authorities allege reveal ...

Three injured in I-80 crash, rollover in Auburn

  A truck that reportedly stopped on Interstate 80 near the Nevada Street exit in Auburn was broadsided in a crash that sent three people to hospital today. The crash was re ...

New plaque cements “Phenomenon” film-shoot memories in Old Town Auburn

The magic of an unusually warm fall of 1995 when John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick and Forest Whitaker strode the streets of Old Town Auburn during the filming of “ ...

Placer DA: No charges in fatal SUV crash into Old Town Auburn restaurant

The driver in a crash of an SUV into an outdoor dining area of an Old Town Auburn restaurant will not be charged with a crime, the Placer County District Attorney’s Office an ...

Reader Input: Why hide name of SUV driver?

I am writing regarding the April 22, 2013 incident that killed a man, and injured his wife and also a family friend (“SUV drives into Old Town Auburn restaurant patio, injuri ...

Fire damages commercial building in Old Town

A commercial structure on Maple Street in Auburn caught fire early Thursday morning, damaging the building’s interior and slowing Interstate 80 traffic with billowing smoke. ...

Fatal Old Town Auburn crash investigation ongoing

    After just more than a month, results of an investigation into the death of a 54-year-old Auburn man in a freak crash of an SUV into an outdoor dining area of an Ol ...

Old Town Auburn restaurant hosts memorial for fatal crash

      First responders and restaurant workers were among the group gathering Wednesday at an Old Town Auburn restaurant to remember an Auburn resident kill ...

Old Town Auburn restaurant hosts memorial for fatal crash

      First responders and restaurant workers were among the group gathering Wednesday at an Old Town Auburn restaurant to remember an Auburn resident kill ...

Man dies from injuries in Old Town Auburn restaurant crash

A 53-year-old Auburn-area man has died from injuries suffered Monday after an SUV plowed into an outdoor dining area at an Old Town restaurant. The man, who police declined to ide ...