Old Town Pizza

Reader Input: Cars towed if Old Town lot fee unpaid

Perhaps the only thing worse than not being able to find a parking space in Old Town is finding your vehicle has been towed while you were at lunch. That’s what happened (r ...

Reader Input: Thanks for support for Hillfest 2014

Last Saturday the Hillmen Foundation hosted a successful Hillfest 2014 — A Community Celebration of Placer High School and Life on the Hill. The event at LeFebvre Stadium pro ...

California could enact mandatory sick pay for employees

  A bill pending before the California Legislature could guarantee all working Californians 24 hours of sick leave pay, though the bill has strong opposition and labeled a ...

Media Life: Auburn-area locales getting Disney, American Pickers screen time

Reality is flying up against fantasy this weekend as the Disney corporation releases “Planes: Fire & Rescue.” The 3D computer-animated film is debuting in theaters ...

Old Town Pizza celebrates 15-year anniversary

When Brian and Maureen Hays opened Old Town Pizza in 1999, their take on the classic dish proved to be a recipe for success. The eatery, purchased by Reese Browning in 2002, is c ...

In Auburn, Super Bowl options abound

Auburn football fans are in luck because several local businesses will be offerings deals, services and events to help Super Bowl enthusiasts score big on Sunday. For those who fa ...

Reader Input: Hats off to the helpful folks

Auburn is a wonderful city with many options of activities for area families. For the past four years, the Auburn Summer Movies Nights committee has hosted free movies at Central ...

Reader Input: Thank you, Placer County

The Boys & Girls Club of Placer County extends it’s heartfelt thanks to all of the people who came out to support our Chillin and Grillin fundraiser on June 8th.   ...

Old Town Pizza shares insights for surviving

Editor’s note: This is the first installment in an occasional series about how locals are doing in the economy. Ethan O’Hagan, general manager of Old Town Pizza, in Auburn, sat ...

Downtown sign shop installs technology upgrade

During its 18 years in Downtown Auburn, Uptown Signs has produced some unusual items. “We can do anything they can come up with,” owner Jerry Kopp said Monday. “We did some T ...

Chamber welcomes new president at annual dinner

The first address by the new president of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce was met with mixed emotions. Holding up signs saying both “It’s torture” and “We believe,” abou ...

Music holds the strings to his heart

For Vic Yeakle, music has always been a part of his life. At 63, Yeakle dedicates at least four hours a day to playing music on one or more of the nine or so instruments he has ma ...

Our View: Tour of California worth seeing again in Auburn

Auburn, it’s time to set the stage for a return of the Amgen Tour of California. While the internationally known bicycle race only made a blink-and-you-missed-it pass through i ...

Race generates enthusiasm, more sales for some businesses than others

Area merchants say they’re thrilled the Tour of California came through Auburn. But the race generated more business for some than for others. In Downtown Auburn, Tango frozen ...

Family serves up award-winning business

For the past decade Old Town Pizza has been serving up tasty favorites and friendly service. Now the eatery and its owners, Reese and Tammy Browning, are being honored as Busines ...