Shelle Parsons

Business association debates $20,000 plant contract

While some downtown business owners disagree about the need for a $20,000 plant service, others say the greenery has been vandalized on numerous occasions and needs to be protected ...

Dugard book generating interest but scarce to find in Auburn area

Downtown Auburn business owner Katherine Santiago lived in the North Lake Tahoe area when Jaycee Dugard was kidnapped while waiting for the school bus in 1991 in South Lake Tahoe. ...

City asks businesses to take temporary signs down

The city of Auburn is once again tightening its restrictions on outdoor advertising, and some merchants aren’t happy about it. On Thursday Lance Lowe, associate planner for the ...

Teens comment on calendar

Auburn youth said Monday a Recreation and Parks District calendar isn’t really for them, but might be attractive to their parents. The Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District ...

Familiar Faces: Shelle Parsons — Owner of The Book Haven in Downtown Auburn

By Stephanie Breitbart Auburn Journal Q. How long have you been the owner? A. It’ll be five-and-a-half years that I’ve owned the store. I majored in English in Davis and w ...

Surveys soliciting views, input on Downtown parking

Nearly a year after completion of the city of Auburn’s parking study, the issue is getting renewed attention. The Downtown Business Association recently distributed parking surv ...

Recession spurs sales of used books as residents turn more to reading

Auburn readers looking to save some cash are searching for cheap entertainment, and are finding it at local used bookstores. James Van Eaton, owner and manager of Winston Smith Bo ...