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Intertwining history and handiwork

Lace making is an art that dates back centuries. It requires patience, close attention to detail and a flair for stitchery. For the Gold Country Lacemakers, which meets monthly a ...

Heart Healthy Turkey Pumpkin Chili

February 26 is National Chili Day and it's still Heart Health month. By  Dan Zahra   Chili is one of those recipes that has so many variations and combinations it ...

Media Life: Sierra ski resort offers white weddings for Valentine’s Day

June may be the month to tie the knot but Valentine’s Day is about as hands-down romantic as they come for exchanging vows. With that in mind, Northstar snow resort is makin ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Feb. 11 and 18, 1965

Domed buildings urged for new county center By Joe Carroll A series of ultra-modern domed aluminum structures, designed to give Placer’s growing government an administrat ...

Steinway piano a grand donation to Auburn’s State Theatre

When Bobbi Machado was a small girl growing up in the then rural outpost of Auburn, Saturday’s included – dime in hand – a chance to watch silver screen icons lik ...

Artist says goodbye to ‘Starry Night’

Placer High School sophomore Rachel Bursk, 16, says goodbye to a mural she painted on her bedroom wall when she was 14. The painting is a rendition of Vincent Van Gogh’s &ldq ...

Easing the plight of the monarch butterfly

Question: I read in the news this week that the population of monarch butterflies is 91 percent less than it was two decades ago. What is happening and how can I help? Answer:&nb ...

Chicken, lemon and a trip to the jewelry store

February is National Heart Month and I wanted to create a heart-healthy meal that would also be a great dinner for two on Valentine’s Day. Chicken, kale, potatoes – yes ...

Kirwan eyes future in bio-med engineering

What was your favorite scouting activity? Going on backpacking trips with my troop. We went snowshoe backpacking, took trips to Euchre Bar, Green Valley on the North Fork of the ...

Monarch butterfly considered for endangerment status

As January drew to a close, the public comment portion of the US Department of Fish and Wildlife’s year-long study on endangerment status for the monarch butterfly has ended ...