Sierra Moon Goldsmiths

Father's Day provides opening for dad to wear Auburn, Placer history on his sleeve

Auburn’s connection to the Gold Rush is no secret, and now one of its historic landmarks is being commemorated in the form of cufflinks, just in time for Father’s Day o ...

Another View: Private investors bring the juice to local economy

When it comes to real-world economic development in this town, you have to look far beyond light-post banners, Amgen tour sponsorships and even the millions of dollars lavished on ...

Council to planners: Proposed fees way too high

City planners were sent back to the drawing board by the Auburn City Council this week to lower proposed increases in planning application fees, some of which called for large incr ...

Start the holidays by protecting yourself

Retail parking lots in and around Auburn are slowly filling with people searching for the perfect holiday gift -- and, in some cases, the perfect crime. According to local and reg ...

Auburn Halloween happenings

Are you a parent or guardian who is looking for a fun and safe place to take your children trick or treating this Halloween? Look no further than Downtown and Old Town Auburn&rsquo ...

Thief filches Auburn’s commemorative link to “Phenomenon”

 A link to Auburn’s major movie-making past has gone missing, and Old Town wants it back. John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Forest Whitaker and Kyra Sedgwick spent much of ...

Sierra Moon Goldsmiths hits 35-year milestone

Sierra Moon Goldsmiths is celebrating 35 years in Auburn. Founders Gary and Jan Lord opened the Old Town jewelry store in 1978. In 2008, longtime employees Linda Pierce and John Ly ...

Sierra Moon Goldsmiths creates courthouse charm

An Old Town jewelry store artisan has created his own tribute to the Placer County Historic Courthouse in Auburn. “I’ve always appreciated the courthouse — seei ...

'A Taste of Chocolate' holds something special for sweet lovers

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than taking a chocolate-themed tour of Old Town Auburn. Singles, couples and groups are invited t ...

Auburn business a unique foothills gem

Jewelry designer John Lynch has had some unusual requests. Last year Lynch, who is the co-owner of Sierra Moon Goldsmiths in Old Town Auburn, created a ruby slipper necklace for ...