State of the Community Dinner

Chamber’s ‘crown jewel event,’ State of the Community Dinner served May 11

Honoring dedication and service will take center stage May 11 when Auburn gathers for the State of the Community Dinner.“It’s one of the (Auburn Chamber of Commerce&rsq ...

Auburn chamber talks strategy for 2012

A new major community event or program and a smart phone app are among the plans for 2012 the Auburn Chamber of Commerce board discussed at its recent Strategic Planning Conference ...

Family serves up award-winning business

For the past decade Old Town Pizza has been serving up tasty favorites and friendly service. Now the eatery and its owners, Reese and Tammy Browning, are being honored as Busines ...

Our View: Saddles, cycles, salsa fill calendar busting at seams

Auburn, it’s time to get your rodeo on as a busy season of events kicks off in town. The annual Auburn Wild West Stampede roared in Thursday with barrel racing, followed by toda ...

Maki named McCann 2010 winner

Cheryl Maki is the 2010 Vernon Gould McCann Award winner. The McCann Award is Auburn’s most prestigious honor, and is given by the Auburn Journal in recognition of a lifetime of ...

McCann winner thanks Auburn for award

Over recent days and culminating with my being honored as the 2009 recipient of the prestigious McCann Award at our State of the Community Dinner, I have received many compliments ...

Our View: Award winners are Auburn’s stars

It is the people who make Auburn the fantastic community we call home. Some of those people manage to stand out by selflessly giving of themselves to others. They deserve our grati ...

Tonkin honored for improving TV in Auburn

You may not think so, but there’s more to the software engineer who brought a better cable provider to Auburn residents than just wires and computers. Glenn Tonkin is this year ...

Barbara Besana named County Employee of the Year for Auburn

Barbara Besana’s eyes light up and her smile widens as she talks about two weeks in June when she takes a vacation from the Placer County Sheriff’s Department and goes to work ...

Long-time M.D. honored by community

During his nearly six decades practicing medicine, he made his share of house calls and was available around the clock. And often he’d dispense a little humor along with the pres ...

Community 1st Bank named Business of the Year

A 3-year-old bank is Auburn’s Business of the Year. Community 1St’’s CEO Mark Lund attributes the honor to the bank’s community emphasis. “The mission of our company i ...

McCann winner forester, war vet and more

Bart Ruud has a Bronze Star for his meritorious leadership while under fire in Vietnam. He’s been a counselor to returning Iraq veterans trying to find their place again in Ame ...

State of the Community Dinner tributes leadership

It was a night of teary-eyed laughs and countless gratitudes as Auburn-area notables gathered for the annual State of the Community Dinner. The 200 or so people in attendance list ...

Our View - Awards recognize those who give back to community

Perhaps in a larger community, they’d go unnoticed. But in Auburn, a well-deserving group of people who make our community a better place to live will receive awards tonight for ...

Fruits of their labor

Local grocery store customers can choose to shop around, but it seems this year top billing goes to Bel Air and Raley’s of Auburn. The two stores are co-business of the year wi ...