Virgil Traynor

Another View: Auburn pillars leave lasting legacies

I love the sound and, more importantly, the meaning of the Latin word “gravitas.” Gravitas was one of the Roman virtues. A person with gravitas is a man or woman who ha ...

Auburn community leader Virgil Traynor dead at 76

Virgil Traynor, a long-time Auburn veterinarian whose volunteer work on behalf of his community touched many lives, died Saturday at 76. Since arriving in Auburn from veterinary s ...

Tribute to Traynor at Tre Pazzi

Dr. Ralph de Vere White, director, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, hosted a lunch at Tre Pazzi in Auburn on Feb. 24, to honor Virgil and Jackie Traynor for their dedication t ...

Program uses Auburn community garden to teach adults skills

  For four years, Virgil Traynor’s community garden has donated produce to the Salvation Army and sold to local restaurants with proceeds going to the Auburn Community ...

Reader Input: Bank helps feed local hungry

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Bob Haydon, president and chief executive officer of Community 1st Bank, located at 649 Lincoln Way. Bob called me in July in response to an ...

Community garden needs volunteers

Last year, about 21,000 pounds of vegetables were donated to the Salvation Army. The vegetables were grown, harvested and delivered by volunteers at Virgil Traynor?s community gard ...

Another View: Auburn Salvation Army’s present in the community

As Chairman of The Salvation Army Advisory Board, I would like to thank the community, its citizens and the business and the faith basis communities for helping The Salvation Army ...

Auburn City Council balks at 40 percent sewer rate increase

Fearing that residents’ money could be flushed down the drain, Auburn city council members stopped short Monday of backing efforts to consolidate the county’s sewage tr ...

Ruffalo: Auburn’s need is great; could we all do just a bit more?

The City of Auburn and its environs take a back seat to nobody when it comes time for gifts from the heart. Our little village is rightly well known for its charity, volunteerism h ...

Community garden expected to save Salvation Army $40,000

A group of Auburn volunteers are getting their hands dirty tending a community garden, and local food closets are reaping the benefits, which include a $40,000 savings. The Aubu ...