State of the Community

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 ...