Living

Tinariwen exiled to Main Street

For centuries the Taureg nomads have moved across the Sub-Saharan deserts of Africa, what is now Mali and Libya, taking with them a rich history of music. In the last few decades, ...

Does your dog have fleas?

What a difference two strings make. Famous for its four strings, the ukulele is fast becoming more than a niche instrument. “If you play guitar, you can play the ukulele, ...

Country-rock sound suits them fine

The suits are long gone, since replaced with trucker’s caps, blue jeans and mountains of plaid. What does remain – besides the generous array of facial hair that gives ...

Time to shine for vintage vehicles at Auburn’s Cruise Nite

As the sun drops low in the western sky Friday, Lincoln Way in Downtown Auburn will come alive with the sights and sounds of Cruise Nite. The monthly summertime staple regularly a ...

Cool avocado-cucumber soup hits the spot on a hot summer day

I came across this recipe a while back and thought it was very good but lacking the big bold flavors you would expect from a recipe titled “Spicy Cucumber Avocado Soup.&rdquo ...

Sons of the American Revolution honors local citizens

The Gold Country Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) recently announced its 2015 Public Service Awards to public safety officers and other citizens who exemplify t ...

Sultans of String to appear at the State Theatre in Auburn

Sultans of String thrill their audiences with their global sonic tapestry of Spanish Flamenco, Arabic folk, Cuban rhythms, and French Manouche Gypsy-jazz, celebrating musical fusio ...

Media Life: Tony Award winner cast in Cool-area “The Divide” film

Tony Award-winning actor Levi Kreis has joined the cast of “The Divide,” an independent film due to start production in the Pilot Hill-Cool area of El Dorado County sta ...

Power Mansion an Auburn icon for more than a century

The Power Mansion still rises above High and Cleveland streets as it has done for so many years. In the past it dominated the area, but today it stands behind the Livingston Buildi ...

Media Life: Another Emmy for ‘Deadliest Catch” cinematographer?

Placer County product Todd Stanley is on the hunt for yet another Emmy to recognize the huge role he plays as cinematographer and producer on Discovery Channel’s “Deadl ...

Placer County resident publishes memoirs of Peace Corps Duty Written Home from Caribbean Island of Dominica in the Early 1990s

Mary Ann Bachman Kollenberg, who has roots in Lincoln and lived in other Placer County cities, recently self-published letters she wrote during her Peace Corps duty in the early 19 ...

The fun of cooking is you never know what’s in store

I was walking through the market the other day when something caught my eye. The color was beautiful and it beckoned me to create a dish with it — heirloom carrots with beaut ...

Cochran graduates from Champlain College

Phillip Cochran of Auburn took part in Champlain College’s 137th Commencement ceremony on May 9 at Edmunds Field in Burlington, Vermont. A total of 503 undergraduates receive ...

Milton makes Dean’s List, graduates

Bethann Milton of Newcastle was among 200 students recognized at University of Jamestown,s 109th Commencement ceremony on May 9 at the Jamestown Civic Center. Milton was named to ...

White makes Dean’s List at Cal Lutheran

Brooks White of Foresthill, a business administration major, the spring Dean’s List at California Lutheran University. Students qualify for the list by maintaining a 3.6 gra ...