Old Town

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 ...

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 “ ...