Virginiatown

Placer County Gold Rush ghost town gets its identity back

Virginiatown has its historical mojo back. Sometime before the damage and theft was discovered in early July, someone had apparently chiseled the mortar underneath Virginiatown&rs ...

Placer Gold Rush ghost town loses marker to theft

A funny thing happened to Kurteous Maximus on his way to an E Clampus Vitus meeting in the rural area between Lincoln and Auburn. Taking a side road to the meeting hall, Kurteous ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Missing historic marker; Why is Auburn’s Blackberry Creek dried up?; Congressman LaMalfa moving into the Auburn Airport and Foresthill football

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Maybe speed bumps are only solution

Re: “Cyclists, residents debate courtesy on roads,” Journal, Sept. 19: I’ve lived in the Virginiatown/Gold Hill Road area for some time and have watched, seen, walked and dri ...