Old Town Auburn Blog

News from the Historic Capital of California

Taste of Chocolate – Valentine’s Rush

member | May 27, 2010

The 2010 Taste of Chocolate was a rousing success. On February14th, Valentine’s Day, the town was alive with the wafting aroma of the brown gold. In fact it, the rush on chocolate caused some merchants to run out out before the day was done.

Old Town Auburn – a rich history

mikeob | July 21, 2009

Welcome to historic Old Town Auburn, California, located in the heart of Placer County !!!
Old Town Auburn has a rich history going back 160 years.
Gold was discovered in a ravine here in 1848 by Claude Chana, just a few months after James Marshall discovered the first gold at Sutter’s Mill not far away. The town [...]