Christmas

Christmases past inspire Auburn Festival of Lights Santa

It’s the biggest parade of the year in Auburn and the star of the show is Santa Claus. Here he comes at the end of the Festival of Lights Parade in Downtown Auburn riding in ...

Veteran Santa looks back on Christmas seasons filled with joy

At 76, Jack Kenny can chuckle over the many years and the many wonderful experiences he has been part of at Christmas time as Santa. Kenny, who sports a Santa-thentic snow-white b ...

Peace officers team to answer Salvation Army kettle call

The donations were more than just a drop in the bucket Tuesday as peace officers were out to raise funds for the Salvation Army red kettle campaign. The California Highway Patrol ...

Auburn's Light Up a Life helps remember loved ones at Christmas

A touching ceremony every year early in December returns to Auburn to help people who have recently experienced the death of a loved one. Honoring the departed at Christmas, Light ...

Hope, peace, faith are primary Christmas messages in Auburn area

What is your Christmas message for Auburn-area residents? The Auburn Journal asked church and religious leaders what their message would be, and the answers are shared on Christma ...

Christmas creep moves further into Auburn’s Thanksgiving

Christmas on Thanksgiving? The creep of the Christmas shopping season is moving further into the year with more stores and restaurants in the Auburn area opening on Thanksgiving & ...

Christmas stocking stuffers for your favorite outdoors person

We’re coming down to the final hours of Christmas shopping. I find there’s still a good segment of the population scratching their heads as to what to get their favorit ...

Christmas in Bethlehem offers awe-inspiring memories

Editor’s note: Bridget Jones is an Auburn Journal reporter. In this column she describes spending Christmas 2009 in the Middle East. In September 2009 I got on a plane and flew ...

Come one, come all to Christmas feast

All you want for Christmas is a tasty meal? Bethlehem Lutheran Church is ready to fulfill that holiday wish. Volunteers are once again cooking up a community Christmas dinner, to ...