Tevis Cup

Robie monument a possibility in Auburn

A local man is hoping to represent endurance athlete Wendell Robie in a new piece of community artwork. But where a proposed statue immortalizing the Tevis Cup founder will go is ...

Hands off historic square

As an Auburn native and an amateur historian because of my profession as a land surveyor in private practice since 1970, I am appalled at the group that wants to destroy the nomenc ...

Take pride in endurance title

I have been following the commentary as regards to the issue of naming Central Square the “Endurance Plaza.” If you were a visitor to our city, what would distinguish it from P ...

We transcend endurance

In reference to the Auburn Streetscape improvements, I have to agree with Bart Ruud (Reader Input, Aug. 11). Central Square should remain as the name of this central part of Auburn ...

Square should recognize more than sport

The idea of an “Endurance Square” not only sounds awkward, but fails to embrace the wonderful diversity and rich history of Auburn (Endurance Plaza to immortalize athletes,” ...

Haggin Cup for runner-up

It wouldn’t be fair, or even accurate, to call the Haggin Cup a consolation prize. Dr. Melissa Ribley rode her horse, LD Monique, to a second-place finish in Saturday’s Tevis ...

Tevis Cup rides into town

Potato Richardson has competed in endurance horse races all over the world including France, Germany and the United Arab Emirates. He worked with the founder of this weekend’s ...

Preparations in full swing for Tevis Cup

Employees at Echo Valley Ranch Supply Store in Auburn sport orange shirts with “Tevis riding out of the ashes” written on the back. The 100-mile horseback endurance ride known ...

Western States pioneer wants back on the trail

It’s been a long time coming but Andy Gonzales is on the comeback trail. In 1977, running in a borrowed pair waffle-soled Nikes, Gonzales was one of the pioneers of the Western S ...

Streetscape may be greenlighted

The first phase of Auburn Streetscape could begin later this month. Monday night, the City of Auburn’s Urban Development Authority was expected to authorize a construction contr ...

How much longer can we endure endurance theme?

If Saturday’s get-out-and-explore weather didn’t remind you that Auburn is at the center of an outdoors paradise, the buzz around town certainly confirmed it. From the cars p ...

Pulled toward homelessness

After a life living, working and thriving on the fringes of a California economy that nurtured his creativity and free spirit, David Putnam has now dropped off the edge. A carpent ...

Our predictions for the region, 2009

As we bid farewell to 2008 and welcome 2009 with open arms — and, hopefully, fuller retirement portfolios — we look to that time-honored tradition of New Year’s resolutions t ...

Spanning history

The Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge once connected Auburn with the vast resources of the American River Canyon. In modern times the structure spanning the American River serves a ...

Tevis cancellation doesn't stop annual party

This year’s cancelled Tevis Cup didn’t dampen the spirits of dozens of would-be riders, organizers and volunteers Wednesday night. The 100-mile endurance ride’s annual barbec ...