Lifestyle

Remembering Quarry Trail

Remember Quarry Trail? When was the last time you enjoyed the level, wide road that follows a 5.5-mile stretch of the Middle Fork of the American River from the Confluence in the A ...

Remember This? ‘Wisdom’ shoots in Auburn, Placer County in 1986

“Emilio Estevez and Demi Moore, who are real-life boyfriend and girlfriend, do a fair job of portraying puppy love, but their Robin Hood adventure film, “Wisdom,” ...

Great Auburn Obstacle Race tests agility while getting dirty

Close to 400 athletes turned out take on the 2018 Great Auburn Obstacle Race at Regional Park on Sunday morning. Starting in flights to avoid log jams on the course, participants ...

Native plants can help improve soil

Getting tired of trying to shovel into that hard clay soil? Want better soil but tired of adding bag after bag of compost? Many native plants offer a positive, natural, long-lastin ...

Art through collaboration

The more the merrier. This idiom fits the Auburn Old Town Gallery’s art showcase for the month of October. Art on display will have been created by teams of artists. The show ...

Truckee River Legacy Trail

I was just going to go for a drive. I headed east up Interstate 80. I kept driving. Before I knew it, I saw signs for Truckee. I figured that was far enough and planned to turn aro ...

Seniors moved by classic music performance

Only a few notes into Cesar Cui’s “Berceuse and Badinage,” it started. Feet began to sway to the rhythm as the warm timbre of piano, layered with notes from the f ...

5 local bands take the stage at Odd Fellows

The sounds of live rock and roll will once again be echoing Oct. 5 throughout the historic Odd Fellows Lodge. The young upstarts at V is for Victory have put together another night ...

Coloma benefit for American River

Multi-platinum music of Nancy Cassidy with special guests Ed Tree and Jim Klotz will be at the Gold Trail Grange for a benefit. The event supports two organizations whose focus is ...

Excited over eggplant

2017 Winning Eggplant Recipe. Photo courtesy Rachel Sexton. Eggplant Quiche. Photo courtesy Grazing with Gary Well, we have reached another end of the month. Fall has offici ...

Media Life: Tesla sound, image forged in Placer County

  You could say that rock band Tesla’s sound and style is Made in Sacramento. And that would ultimately elicit few arguments. But it would only tell part of the story ...

Close shave with fame: Greek TV show beckons for Placer County barber

COLFAX — Gabriel Friedberg proudly displays sports memorabilia his friend and high-school classmate Tanner Vallejo has given him. And Vallejo, a Buffalo Bills linebacker, ev ...