Lifestyle

Kim Douglass receives Scoop Thurman Award

When Sherrie Douglass gave birth to her daughter Leisha almost 22 years ago, she had to go right back to work. It was her husband Kim who came up with a childcare solution: he woul ...

60 years of marraige

Lorna and Dr. Mason Watson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 30, with 13 friends and family at Red Lobster. They took a Greyhound bus to Reno in a snow storm to take t ...

75th wedding anniversary

Alice and Bob Mutchler celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day. The Mutchlers have been Auburn residents since 1956. They owned ...

Queen tribute band champions Grass Valley stage

Miners Foundry Cultural Center presents the world’s premiere Queen tribute Band, Feb. 24, at the Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Building. One Night of Queen performed by Gary ...

Squaw Valley film makes statement on preservation

“Tahoe is nothing less than a recreational and spiritual utopia.”  This line is stated in the first few minutes of the film, “The Movie to Keep Squaw True. ...

The power of a fragrant flower

Not everyone loves strong floral garden perfumes, but most gardeners do. In these damp, dreary, cold winter days, I yearn for them. And more flowers are fragrant today because orna ...

Savory jelly tasty in marinades

This savory jelly adds delightful flavor to marinades and sauces. It can also be served with a cheese plate and appetizers, or used as a dipping sauce. The best pink color will res ...

Crisp and colorful

From winter comfort food to a crispy salad refresher or as spots of color in the garden, cabbage is a utility player in the vegetable world.  The green and purple heads found ...

Lovely ladies

"I found this bevy of lovely ladies at the base of Stevens Trail near the American River in Colfax. Ladybugs, like reptiles, go dormant in the cold weather. This group is hudd ...

Cajun food in time for Mardi Gras

Happy Valentine’s Day to you all. I hope you have fun plans for dinner and you bought yourself flowers. I hope you are enjoying the eat healthy recipes I have been offering t ...

Autorama legend status for Newcastle man

Newcastle’s Alex Blanca will be stepping up Saturday to put on the special jacket awarded to Autorama legends. The iconic Sacramento custom car and street rod show has been ...

Colfax Theater changes ownership; meet and greet this Saturday

When Anna Locks-Morton was trying to find a theater that would host her 19-year-old son Sloane's musical, she had to look far and wide. She finally found it in the form of the ...

New I-80 safety feature: Center dividers

They’re part of the Interstate 80 landscape now. But in 1973, center dividers were a novel innovation along the freeway. The Auburn Journal’s John Trumbo visited the ...

See the city from Mount Tamalpais

On a clear day, the views from the trail and from the top of Mount Tamalpais in the Mount Tamalpais State Park in Marin County are breathtaking. The challenge for us was the drive ...

LOP author publishes 1 book, 4 on the way

Words are a big part of Tina Roholt’s world. “I have been a word person my entire life,” Roholt said. “Words have always fascinated me. That side of m ...