Old Town auburn

Auburn seeks public input on sidewalk project

Public input is being sought in regards to a bicycle and pedestrian improvement project on one of Auburn’s major thoroughfares. The proposed plan, known as the Nevada Street ...

Old Town Auburn tunnel tales: Gold, ghosts, graffiti and glow sticks

The ongoing drought has created a gold mine in Old Town Auburn – literally. Yards from the giant statue of the man who discovered the glowing metal and jump-started the foun ...

Reader Input: Paying to park in Old Town?

We hear a lot about “save our senior center,” “save our frogs,” “save our supervisors,” but I feel we need to save our Old Town. We went to Aw ...

Fundraiser in Old Town Auburn for fire-damaged Emigrant Gap recovery facility

Fresh mountain air and a chance to work and recover from addictions have served as a lifeline to Colfax’s Jordan Foster. Foster tried heroin for the first time in San Franci ...

Another View: Council bears responsibility for fiscal woes

“We have met the enemy and he is us.” Cartoonist Walt Kelly’s “Pogo” character uttered this phrase in his 1971 Earth Day strip, and it can easily be ...

Another View: Run, Daniel, run; and a couple of other morsels

He’s just 30, but this poised young man is just the answer for revitalizing, energizing and injecting new blood into the clogged arteries of the Auburn City Council, an organ ...

4 score and a lot of great memories of foothills

When you’ve hit the age of 80 and still live in Auburn, there’s a lot that you can look back on. There are a lot more people in town, traffic’s faster, prices are ...

Alehouse celebrates 7 years with new beer

A new brew is hitting the taps at the Auburn Alehouse in honor of seven years in business, and brewers and patrons alike are excited about the release of the mystery ale. The new ...

Another View: Private investors bring the juice to local economy

When it comes to real-world economic development in this town, you have to look far beyond light-post banners, Amgen tour sponsorships and even the millions of dollars lavished on ...

Media Life: 1860s rails, films and history mysteries crowd the column

Newcastle’s rail history brain trust Chris Graves will be setting down some historic artifacts from the early Central Pacific days for the public’s perusal on Sunday du ...