History

Looking back week of April 30

1 Year Ago May 1, 2015 - Soroptimists celebrate 40 years of service. Five charter members were among the 60 attendees who gathered to observe the 40th anniversary of Soropti ...

Lookimg Back for week of April 23

1 Year Ago April 24, 2014 Secret Ravine winds through the Loomis Basin on its way to the Sacramento River. But its course has been highly impacted by humans a ...

Media Life: R&B pioneer’s grave marker turns up in Auburn

It’s a mystery that has Auburn’s Brianna Rubio perplexed. Actually, many people. It started with the discovery of a grave marker in the yard of a North Auburn property ...

Media Life: Auburn’s rich history subject of new book

Want a peek at the first-known image of Auburn? It’s a drawing by a fellow named Thomas Armstrong done in 1851. Nothing but a few wooden buildings and a denuded hillside. An ...

Looking Back for April 16

1 Year Ago April 17, 2014 – Council to review town tree ordinance - The Loomis Town Council will consider a proposed revised tree ordinance at a special meeting. The counci ...

Looking Back for April 9

 1 Year Ago April 10, 2014       Wounded veteran getting custom home – In April 2006, Joshua Hotaling entered the next phase of his life by jo ...

Media Life: Auburn-created art now on U.S. postage stamp

Move over Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau. You have some illustrious company. Charbonneau, the son of Sacagawea and infant member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, was  Auburn&rsq ...

Looking back week of Mar. 26

1 Year Ago March 27, 2014 – PUHSD locking in 2014-15 enrollment figures – Placer Union High School District has struggled for years to accommodate parents’ r ...

Media Life: Historical haberdashery brings Auburn Civil War saga to life

Get the extra-thick and brightest-red felt tip pen out and mark a couple of dates on your calendar. One is April 1 – this coming Wednesday – and the other is April 9. ...

Downtown Auburn arts and event center to debut

Freshly rebranded and ready to start a new chapter, the newly renamed General Gomez Arts and Events Center officially debuts Saturday. In the Burns family for 130 years, the 808 L ...