Viola Wrigley

The 122-year history of Auburn’s Barnett Building

The building on the corner of Lincoln Way and Cherry Streets in downtown Auburn has had several uses in its long history. Today we know it as the Monkey Cat, a popular restaurant, ...

Where the streets split – Auburn’s triangle

There’s an odd-shaped piece of land, a triangle among all the rectangles, in the heart of Auburn where Lincoln Way and High Street part company. Today it is a garden and gift ...

Reader Input: The visionary that was Vi

Re: Viola Eddy, Harwell, Clay, Wrigley (“Viola Wrigley was a Downtown, Old Town Auburn business builder,” Journal, Dec. 27). Vi was a visionary who saw things as they ...

Viola Wrigley was a Downtown, Old Town Auburn business builder

  AUBURN CA - Viola Wrigley, who helped shape a business renaissance in Old Town Auburn and went on to leave her colorful, nostalgic design imprint on Downtown, has died at 9 ...

Our View: Auburn must get real to win business

The city of Auburn is taking small steps to improve the shopping experience in Downtown and Old Town. The million-dollar Streetscape revitalization effort is worthwhile and a ste ...