Union Saloon

Another View: Mary Jo, Mary Belle’s remembered as friends of Old Town

This is not an obituary; it’s about the ebb and flow of life in Auburn’s historic district. Over a dozen years of operating a hospitality venue in Old Town, I’v ...

Another View: Serving up sacred cows with relish

Whatever goes around comes around; the prodigal son returns; a bad penny always turns up. No matter how you choose to couch it, I’m back. This is the first column I have ...

Auburn saloon, circa 1900-1910, suggests another mystery

The writing on the top of this photograph indicates this may be the Union Saloon in Auburn. But we at Placer County Museums have learned over the years to question such labels beca ...