Old Town Auburn

Original clothing for little girls fills new Sara V. Designs

When Denise “Dee” Albers and her daughter Sara decided to open a children’s shop in Old Town Auburn, they wanted to create a spot that little girls would love. Th ...

Shanghai bar survived burglaries, floods and bullets

Editor’s note: This is the last in a two-part series on an iconic Auburn business. As colorful as its past was, the Shanghai never had the distinction of being robbed at gunp ...

Leave Auburn’s neon signs alone

In regards to (Auburn Community Development Director) Will Wong’s view of bars and restaurants (“Auburn looks at dimming amount of Old Town neon signage,” Journal ...

Ordinance smells of ‘selective capitalism’

This is in response to the Sept. 5 Auburn Journal article that highlighted the newest proposed ordinance that would regulate “eateries on wheels” (“Planning panel ...

Auburn stabbing suspect arrested

An Auburn man who allegedly stabbed someone at a local bar was arrested by the Auburn Police Department early Tuesday morning. Thomas Spencer Askew, 37, of Auburn, was at a bar in ...

Senior spells out why Walmart is needed

We spent many years of pleasure camping up here in the summers and enjoying the fairs, Old Town and the many small shops in the area. When we retired we decided to move up here fro ...

Community Portrait: Shaw loves animals, but cats are her passion

In front of Animal Spay & Neuter (ASN) in North Auburn sits a car with the personalized license plate reading MEOWS 4, and within minutes it is easy to guess whose car claims t ...

Auburn's "City Hall" once housed businesses

The building in the center of this photograph was Auburn?s New City Hall and it was built in 1895. It stood in what is now Old Town Auburn where Bootleggers Restaurant is today. I ...

Families, friends have good old time in Old Town Auburn

Upon walking into the Old Town Auburn July 4 celebration, children could be seen racing each other in gunny sacks, slurping snow cones and climbing a very slippery pole to a cash p ...

Noon Hour Update: Jury duty snafu traffic jam in Auburn; bicycle safety and state of the community award winners

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Wednesday edit ...