Randy Warren

Community Festival sponsors honored

The Auburn Community Festival honored sponsors at Ceronix Inc. recently, celebrating the success of the 14th annual local extravaganza that celebrates harvest time and life in the ...

Auburn Community Festival promises big pumpkins, politicos

The 14th Annual Auburn Community Festival explodes Saturday with an extravaganza of activity. Sheryl Petersen, the Recreation Services manager for the Auburn Recreation District, ...

Community Festival winner to star in pumpkin drop

Planning a pumpkin drop is all about physics. KAHI radio and the Old Town Business Association have secured the first-place winner of the Auburn Community Festival’s giant pumpk ...

Great gourds - It's Community Festival time once again

Pumpkins are getting pumped up. No, they’re not lifting weights and no, a doping scandal hasn’t been uncovered, but the orange gourds that appear at the annual Auburn Communit ...

Cultivating greatness

The pumpkin-growing Warren family has returned the Auburn Community Festival record for heftiest gourd to Placer County. The crown for heaviest pumpkin — and a county record, as ...

Pumpkin seeds are the stuff of big dreams for ambitious local growers

You’ve got to be crazy to do it, according to garden guru Don Yamasaki, but this week pumpkin enthusiasts will begin their months-long journey to glory. It’s that time of yea ...