Randy Tooker

Another View: Those who give time, energy to projects make Auburn better

Every small town wants to view themselves from the perspective of Sheriff Andy Taylor and the town of Mayberry. But here in Auburn, I believe we are close. Although Police Chief ...

National assessment ranks local Boys & Girls Club in top 3 percent

The Boys & Girls Club of Placer County is in the 97th percentile of close to 4,000 chapters worldwide in terms of overall quality and performance, according to an annual assess ...

Boys & Girls Club renamed for county-wide goals

  Pleased with its current locations, the Boys & Girls Club of Auburn has set its sights on the rest of Placer County. Officially renamed the Boys & Girls Club of Pl ...

Residents sound off on violent video games

A Supreme Court decision has some local community members speaking out about violent video games and parents’ responsibility to know what their children are doing. In a 7-2 rul ...

Auburn Boys & Girls Club founder to retire

After 17 years of running the Boys & Girls Club of Auburn, Bonnie McAdams is stepping down. “It’s just time,” said McAdams, who turns 67 in February. McAdams co-founded t ...

Boys & Girls Club moves into new Downtown Clubhouse

Talk about an upgrade. The Boys & Girls Club of Auburn opened the doors to its “huge” new Downtown Clubhouse Monday with the hopes of accommodating triple the youngsters they ...

Boys & Girls Club members get sneak peek at new facility

The new Boys & Girls club in downtown Auburn is scheduled to open in June and the kids are more than ready for the move. This week, some of the club kids got a sneak peek at the n ...

E.V. Cain students enjoy new Boys & Girls Club building

Boys & Girls Club members at E.V. Cain finally have a place they can call their own. The perks at this after-school spot are a full kitchen, private bathrooms, up-to-date computer ...

Grill gives back to community in a savory way

Texas barbecue — cooked for hours in a smoker — is the inspiration behind OakFire Grill restaurant, which opened in September on Highway 49 in North Auburn. “I’ve been smok ...