Susan Cooley-Gilliom

Susan Cooley-Gilliom remembered with memorial bench

Placer Land Trust honored one of its first funders, the late Susan Cooley-Gilliom of Auburn, at a private remembrance ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 12. Dozens of neighbors, family and ...

Park garden cultivates thriving sense of community

It has been a bountiful first growing season at the School Park Community Food Garden. There’s still plenty of tomatoes, peppers and eggplant to be harvested in some of the p ...

School Park Preserve community garden under way

The final piece of the School Park Preserve project has turned into a community event that draws people from all walks of life in Auburn to help out. Susan Cooley-Gilliom, founder ...

County gets $1M art gift

A $1 million donation will help support an arts program aimed to serve Placer County artists, art educators, students and more. The Susan Cooley-Gilliom Artist Residence and Teach ...

Our View: School Park Preserve opening should be celebrated by all

What started out as a diamond in the rough has turned into quite a gem for Auburn. The Auburn School Park Preserve, once overgrown and unused, has been polished into a charming na ...