Old Town auburn

Woman, 66, mugged in Old Town Auburn

A 32-year-old man was behind bars Monday after an attempted purse snatching in Old Town Auburn that left a 66-year-old woman battered after being slugged in the face. Andrew Scott ...

Hink Block a home to business for more than 100 years

The Hink Block has quietly served as one of the main anchors of Auburn businesses since the early 1900s  and yet we seldom think of it as a single major building. Instead we s ...

Preservation goal for city historian

In the modern world of technology and dreams of the future, one woman is making sure Auburn’s incredible history is not forgotten in the process of living daily life. The jo ...

Reader input: Brochure great on walking tour

There is a wonderful resource just arriving at the Placer County Visitors Center on High Street in Auburn.   The Walking Tour brochure for Old Town Auburn has been reprint ...

Auburn sidewalk project criticized

Pedestrians and cyclists could soon have an improved route from Old Town Auburn to Conheim Station, but not everyone is on board with the pricey project. At Monday night’s A ...

Meddlers Report -- Dec. 30

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Media Life: Auburn area’s Top 5 fall-foliage destinations

The leaves are down, the colors are fading to brown as they soak into the soil, and the Media Life winners for Top 5 best fall foliage destinations are ready to be unveiled. Journ ...

Meddlers Report – Nov. 25

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

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 ...