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Auburn once had a thriving Chinatown

In 1983 the Auburn Journal noted that “Old Auburn alone in the hills is almost the sole heir of (Chinese) memories. Here in small houses on a hillside, a few Chinese remain.& ...

Our View: Businesses need to unify on tourism plan

A group of Auburn leaders and business owners are on the right track when it comes to wanting to promote the city as a tourist destination – especially to a growing number of ...

Efforts at home, abroad afoot to rein in tourism to Auburn

  Whether it’s a city official rubbing elbows in Beijing or an Old Town restaurant’s business savvy, efforts are picking up at home and abroad for attracting more ...

Reader Input: Joss House shares the joy

On behalf of the Joss House Museum, I wish to extend a hearty appreciation to those of the community of Auburn for their generous support in attending the annual Chinese New Year d ...

Joss House Museum a link to Auburn’s Chinatown

Today begins the Year of the Snake. Ancient Chinese wisdom says a snake in the house is a good omen because it means your family will not starve. Maybe this has something to do wit ...

Media Life: It’s been a wonderful Media Life in 2010

In the spirit of the Christmas holidays, here’s a look back at some of Media Life's highlights over the past 12 months: Reese reaches millions Pro angler Skeet Reese featured o ...

Media Life: Auburn singer-songwriter takes honest route on new release

Songwriter smarts. You’re either gifted with them or you’re not. Auburn’s Tracey Adamis is and she’s sharing that gift on “Sometimes Life Is Fair,” a new, independentl ...

Media Life: Auburn’s late great Shanghai bar to open again for one day only

When Old Town Auburn’s Shanghai Bar closed after 109 years of operation five years ago this month, Richard Yue made a solemn vow. Some way, some day, the quirky watering hole of ...

Cemetery sheep 'mowers' give Highway 49 drivers something to chew on

An overgrown lot off Highway 49 in Auburn is getting plenty of double-takes from motorists since a herd of sheep moved in and started chewing away Tuesday. The 25 sheep and one gua ...