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Media Life: Ex-Auburn drummer's Saint Motel signs with Elektra Records

The good news just keeps getting better for Greg Erwin and his Los Angeles band Saint Motel. Perhaps the L. A. music scene’s best-kept secret over the past half dozen years, ...

Trio puts twist on classic Celtic sound

Margie’s father’s was an Irish tenor. Kathy’s mother was a cellist. And Paul? Well, his mom sang a lot of Hank Williams around the house. Individually, their musi ...

There’s something funny going on around here

Just for starters, imagine the amount of hecklers they’ve had to deal with. But as annoying an occupational hazard it may be for a stand-up comedian, at least they know someb ...

Keeping it hearty and heathy

It’s done. All those hours of planning and preparation have produced a table laden with beautiful dishes for a holiday dinner or party.   But along with the measuring ...

Holiday time equals no time for dinner

If you’re like most working families it is taking you about 60 – 90 minutes to prepare dinner. That’s a big chunk of time we just don’t have during the holi ...

Cigarette butts a drain on nature

Rain flushes water toward storm drains and eventually into nearby waterways. And while it seems routine enough to those of us walking beneath our umbrellas, environmental expe ...

Placer supes poised to name vacancy date for North Auburn WWII theater

Final departure day for tenants at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn on land targeted for a Costco could be June 30, under a plan to be considered Tuesday by the ...

McAdams celebrate 50 years of fun

Tim McAdams was born in Jamestown, N.Y., and spent most of his “growing up” years in Sacramento. Bonnie Dodge was born in California and ended up in Sacramento, which i ...

Beckett, Barker tie the knot

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Beckett of Auburn are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Rachel Beckett, to Silas Barker, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Barker of Sacramento. The we ...

10-11-12-13-14 reasons to go for a stroll

There is no 13th month. Sure it’s been proposed before, dating back to the 18th century, as a means of calendar reform (28-day months all starting on Monday and so forth). Bu ...