Old Town Auburn

Close to $3,000 raised for former Auburn woman paralyzed in accident

Organizers from an Old Town Auburn event hope the more than $2,900 raised there will help a former Auburn woman paralyzed in a hit-and-run accident. The Aug. 15 Old Town street pa ...

Old Town Auburn feels the Amgen spirit

Old Town Auburn spectators showed their love for the Amgen Tour of California Tuesday morning. Stage 3 of the race started at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday, and Old Town was ready with its ...

Our View: Take your foot off the gas, then stick around on Tuesday

Halfway through Auburn Bike Month, have you dusted off your two-wheeler and taken a spin around the block? Pumped up the tires? Lubricated the gears? Adjusted the seat? You might ...

Throw a bone to Old Town Auburn

At the same time it approved more than a million dollars to fund the second phase of the Downtown redevelopment project cloaked under the guise of “Streetscape,” the Auburn Cit ...

Vintage vehicles roll into Old Town

Brightly colored metal, reverberations and the smell of gasoline filled the streets of Old Town Auburn Thursday evening as the first Old Cars in Old Town classic car show took plac ...

Our View: Auburn must pedal its best foot forward for Amgen race day

With the economic recovery starting to find its footing in Auburn, it’s not the right time to fine Auburn businesses for temporary banners and sandwich boards that might be the o ...

Support, don’t squash, local business

So … the city doesn’t want businesses to put out signs where shoppers can find them to buy stuff (Journal, April 5). If shoppers can’t find the stores in Old Town or Downtow ...

Short but spirited parade celebrates ‘St. Paddy’s’

What it lacks in length it makes up for in spirit. The 35th annual “St. Paddy’s Day Parade” started promptly at 5:17 p.m. Thursday when a short procession of festively deco ...

Amgen not a magic bullet

Auburn Mayor Dr. Bill Kirby has twice been quoted in this newspaper saying Amgen “will generate between $1 million and $3 million in revenue for the city of Auburn.” I’m ju ...

Old Town LED sign a laugh

Re: LED sign for Old Town (Journal, Feb. 13): C’mon. You can’t be serious! Here’s our quaint little old gold rush town, steeped in foothills history and you’re considering ...

Community Portrait: Journal reader clips 45 years of milestones

David Dickson and his wife Eleanor have been Auburn Journal subscribers for close to 45 years. Not only has Dickson subscribed to the Journal for over four decades, he is an avid ...

Enjoy a sweet Sunday in Old Town

Taste of Chocolate a sweet-tooth’s dream By Loryll Nicolaisen Journal features editor Nothing says love like a decadent afternoon in Old Town. Those looking for a delicious jump ...

AT&T seeks to improve service

On Jan. 10, AT&T was granted a continuance by the Auburn City Council so that we could review the feasibility of additional proposed sites suggested by members of the community who ...

Amgen Tour welcome here

Re: “Amgen Tour, Giants among 2010’s top local stories,” Journal, Jan. 10. I think that while it was exciting to have the Amgen Tour race through Old Town Auburn, it was als ...

Our View: Parade of Lights a wonderful event easily made better

Auburn’s Parade of Lights was an outstanding success, thanks to Chairman Steve Galyardt, the city and hundreds of participants and volunteers. It could be even better, though, w ...