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Placer Museums recruiting for volunteer docents

Do you have passion for Placer County’s history or always wanted to learn more about it? Do you like interacting with people? Placer County Museums is currently recruiting vo ...

Jurassic Encounter: Fun reigns at Auburn’s Gold Country Fair

The food and the fun, the farm animals and the excitement of the midway held Auburn in their grip at the Gold Country Fair this past week. And if there was one official food for a ...

Media Life: Things We’d Like To See Come Back … But Probably Won’t

Forgive me if I miss one of your favorite haunts. After nearly 30 years in Auburn you start missing the things that were once part of your life — things that you took for gr ...

Martin Sexton, Sam Lewis coming to State

Singer-songwriter Martin Sexton performs at the State Theatre in support of his ninth studio release, the critically acclaimed “Mixtape of the Open Road.” Syracuse-nat ...

Outdoor concert tunes up for free performance

A free outdoor concert will be present by the Auburn Symphony. Symphony in the Park will begin with an hour performance by Placer County Youth Orchestra at 6 p.m. The Auburn Symph ...

Computer theft, jail labor and pay slashes for traffic officers

Editor’s note: The following news articles have been taken from the Auburn Journal archives with light editing. To comment on Vintage Auburn, contact staff writer Tessa Margu ...

Ribs, chili cookoff in Auburn

Pull out the apron and light up the grill, the second annual All American Ribs and Chili Cookoff will take place Sept. 29. The event is not only serving up barbecue deliciousness ...

Health is for horses

Fostering health through equine therapy is a calling for Auburn’s Honey Cowan. Her Healing Pastures nonprofit foundation at C-Horse Ranch provides riding lessons and interact ...

John Wesley is coming to Colfax

The founder of the Methodist Church, “John Wesley,” will be preaching at the Colfax Methodist Church this Sunday, Sept. 9, just as circuit riding preachers did 150 year ...

Meet Deputy Melissa Adams

Age: 25 Residence: Auburn Why did you want to join the Placer County Sheriff team? When I was 5, my grandfather (a retired police officer) wrote me a ticket for eating too muc ...

Big-screen canvas: New plus-size murals for Auburn

Gus Thomson photo Big-screen canvas Work started today on a new mural that will grace the High Street side of the State Theatre in Downtown Auburn. Rigging was set up by SprayPr ...

Gold Country Fair opens today in Auburn

It’s Auburn’s biggest four-day event of the year and the 2018 installment of the Gold Country Fair opens today. “California Nights & Carnival Lights’ i ...

Spirit of Auburn BBQ returns with bold flavor

This year, the Auburn Rotary hosts its 36th annual Spirit of Auburn Barbecue fundraiser. This family-friendly event is the largest fundraiser of the year for the club. “It&r ...

Fries win award for boosting art in the community

A couple whose artistic vision has made a lasting impact on Auburn’s landscape and the community will be honored with the Vernon Gould McCann Award at the State of the Commun ...

City accountant wins employee of the year

For City of Auburn Employee of the Year Cristina Shafer, the job in the Administrative Services Finance Department is an opportunity to do something she enjoys. “I always li ...