State of the Community

Noon Hour Update: Vets training to become firefighters; State of the Community; taking care of aging parents and biking for youth sports

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're working on for our Thursday editi ...

Noon Hour Update: Investigating President Obama; State of the Community; business fair and Placer County Fairgrounds on the move?

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're working on for our Wednesday edit ...

Echo Valley Ranch earns top ag award

Echo Valley Ranch will be honored May 11 with the Friend of Agriculture award at the State of the Community Dinner. In Auburn since 1980, the feed store has become much more than a ...

Noon Hour Update: Garage sale hunting in Auburn; State of the Community; county helps mothers; Newsmakers and fake police officers

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're working on for our Sunday and onl ...

Noon Hour Update: Sheriff asked to investigate President Obama; Timberline development; Media Life and honoring a local educator

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're working on for our Friday edition ...

ARD honors Patrick Remington as Friend of Recreation

He?s become a go-to person when construction projects need a guiding hand at the Auburn Recreation District. And for his dedication and volunteerism, Auburn resident Patrick Reming ...

Noon Hour Update: Jury duty snafu traffic jam in Auburn; bicycle safety and state of the community award winners

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're working on for our Wednesday edit ...

Founding hospital doctor dies at 81

A founding medical leader in Auburn passed away Friday morning. Dr. Bruce Becker was one of 10 doctors who founded Auburn Faith Hospital. He practiced medicine in Auburn for 37 y ...

Bob Snyder honored as 2011 McCann Award recipient

It’s time to celebrate Bob the Builder. Bob Snyder, who has had a hands-on part in too many community projects to count in the 15 years he’s lived in Auburn, has been picked as ...

Assistant principal offers authenticity in actions

Gary Pantaleoni credits his father for getting him into education. “I have a real love for the outdoors, and I was a fishery biology major and a water polo player,” Pantaleoni ...

Sue Dings receives Auburn Cultural Award

Sue Dings believes Auburn deserves to toot its own horn. “I think it’s incredible, what Auburn has to offer,” she said. “There is so much going on now. We can brag about i ...

City employee always works with a smile

A woman who grew up in the foothills is keeping Auburn’s transit system on track. Megan Siren, 27, is the city of Auburn’s employee of the year. Siren is an administrative an ...

Second-grade teacher earns high marks

Douglas Peterson graduated from Stanford University and took a job building dollhouses, before discovering his calling to teach. After 32 years of teaching Peterson earned the Aub ...

State of the Community Dinner honors achievements

It was an evening of appreciation, celebration and reflection. More than 300 people attended the annual State of the Community Dinner Friday night at the Gold Country Fairgrounds ...

Bart O'Brien named educator of year

Bart O’Brien can tell you a thing or two about dream jobs — he’s been doing his for more than 30 years. O’Brien, 58, who retires from his position as Placer Union High Scho ...