Recreation Park

Reader Input: High time we rename parks

As a former creative writing teacher I attended a recent board meeting of the Auburn Recreation District to propose that the names of Recreation Park and Regional Park be changed. ...

Volunteers are key to Park and Rec’s success

Many public, non-profit and private organizations in the Auburn area benefit from this community’s wonderful spirit of volunteerism. The Auburn Recreation District (ARD) is c ...

Projects galore for 2015

The spring and summer of 2015 will find lots of construction activity in ARD parks. Three of the already approved and ready-to-go projects are detailed below. All dates are weather ...

Sport of bocce rolling into Auburn by summer

A combination of bowling, curling and horseshoes, with a smattering of Old World conviviality tossed into the mix, bocce is coming to Auburn. The sport has a loyal following in th ...

Council to focus on variety of topics at meeting

From new fleet vehicles and cell phone towers to repealing a citywide fortune teller’s taxes, the Auburn City Council will be weighing in on some interesting issues come Mond ...

Relief from torrid temperatures should arrive today in Auburn

Relief from triple-digit temperatures arrives today and should stick around for the weekend in the Auburn-area foothills. The National Weather Service is forecasting a high of 87 ...

Pump track tops list of projects on people’s minds

Welcome to a new monthly column about the Auburn Area Recreation and Park District (ARD). The goal of this column is to keep residents informed about proposed projects, current p ...

The little fair that wouldn’t die

The Gold Country Fair didn’t start with blue ribbons for the prized pig or biggest cabbage, or the best apple pie, or hot dogs and carnival rides. Actually, it started with h ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Western States trail to get national designation?; local families help those in need; property tax bump in the mail?; and dog-gone fun in the park

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Reader Input: Molly and PJ appreciate parks

My friend, PJ, and I have enjoyed walking at Regional Park for the last five years. We want to express our thanks to Pat and his remarkable crew for keeping our 17 parks so clean ...