Scott Holbrook

Free concert at the Auburn Event Center pays homage to Grateful Dead legacy

The Grateful Dead have said “Fare Thee Well” with five huge concerts, two in Santa Clara and three in Chicago, playing to approximately 342,000 fans. As Auburn readie ...

Auburn Party in Park is music … and much more

With a Louisiana vibe in the air, Party in the Park returns for a 15th year on Friday. And “Mr. Party in the Park” Scott Holbrook is touting this year’s event as ...

Recreation District considers renaming two of Auburn's parks

What’s in a name? Well, that totally depends on how familiar you are with Auburn-area parks. The two most popular area parks, Recreation and Regional Parks, are often confus ...

Future is now for Auburn pickleball players

The spanking new, bright-blue courts at North Auburn’s Regional Park filled with players Friday to celebrate expansion of pickleball playing facilities. The Auburn Recreatio ...

Costs put Lake Clementine power plant development plan on hold

Plans to develop a hydroelectric project at Lake Clementine are on hold, according to a Kruger Energy spokesman. The Canadian energy company has been working through the Federal E ...

Placer supes keep North Auburn emergency homeless shelter on table

A proposal to operate an emergency homeless shelter in a North Auburn building formerly occupied by minimum-security jail inmates received guarded support Thursday from the Placer ...

Auburn parks could see aggressive-begging ban

Aggressive panhandling and other types of intrusive solicitation could soon be turfed out of Auburn Recreation District parks. Under new rules being considered by the recreation d ...

Auburn Recreation District mulls Lake Clementine power plant opposition

The Auburn Recreation District will weigh the pros and cons of opposing a hydroelectric plant proposed by a Canadian company for Lake Clementine at the North Fork Dam. The idea of ...

Reader Input: Feeling helpless in face of big boxes

Thank you, Scott Holbrook, for your insightful view on Costco moving into the DeWitt Center (“Breaking down the argument for big boxes,” Another View, Dec. 10). Your th ...

Reader Input: Supes see only dollar signs

Shame on our supervisors, four of them at least, who would obviously sell their mothers for a tax dollar to protect a great community resource. Cheers to Scott Holbrook who broug ...

Another View: Breaking down the argument for big boxes

It is sad when our public elected officials take our public land at North Auburn's DeWitt Center and turn it into big-box stores. The Home Depot kind of snuck by me, and now ac ...

Reader Input: Camping facts becoming clearer

Thank you to the many people, both online and in this column, who took the time to respond to my letter of Nov. 20 (“Are vagrancy laws in effect?,” Reader Input). I e ...

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 ...

Auburn Recreation District Board of Directors Race

The race for two open seats on the Auburn Recreation District Board of Directors seems to have settled on incumbent candidates Scott Holbrook and Curt Smith. Holbrook and Smith we ...

No tricks, but a treat for the ears

Local promoter Scott Holbrook is always looking to bring that “hippie-redneck” vibe to the Auburn Event Center, most evident through the musical acts he books. Tonigh ...