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Trading places

“Higgling, haggling, swapping, dickering.” That’s how Adam Smith, the father of modern economics, once described bartering. But the practice that dates back to ...

Media Life: The day Placer High’s basketball team took on mighty Stanford

Imagine Michael Jordan and his North Carolina Tar Heels teammates arriving in Auburn for a basketball game with … the Placer High Hillmen. It’s a gargantuan stretch o ...

Many thankful for group’s hard work

Kind words and thanks filled the air at City Hall’s Rose Room Thursday as local volunteers and their supporters gathered to share a home-cooked meal. For the last six years ...

Dakota Sid lives in the moment

At home, Dakota Sid Clifford finds amusement in his two dachshunds, Dozer and Sadie. “I love them short legged little beasts; they’re a comedy team,” he said. ...

Find out how good ragtime can be

Ever get a song stuck in your head? When that happens to Bob Milne, he sits down at the piano and knocks it out. No sheet music, no practice, just go. It’s always been that ...

Want cleaner air? Get some houseplants

Question: I am concerned about the air quality within our home, especially in the winter when windows are not left open. A friend advises that houseplants could help purify the ind ...

Local home cooks, chefs discuss their take on stuffing

The star of the Thanksgiving table is the turkey. But stuffing plays a strong supporter role. And its also a dish that’s perfect for improvisation. There are practically endl ...

It’s all about the brine, ‘bout the brine

Editor’s Note: Dan Zahra is a home chef and professional food photographer who will be sharing his recipes and photos weekly in the Journal.   In the U.S. an estimated ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Nov. 19 and 26, 1964

Thieves believe in signs – even the big ones Disappearance of the 500 pound slab of redwood that has served as the signboard at the entrance to Squaw Valley State Park sinc ...

Local heroes to be honored at annual dinner

The Auburn Elks are at it again – honoring the men and women who risk their lives in the name of public safety, that is. The Auburn Elks 30th Annual Public Safety Award ...