Living

What do you have to say for yourself?

They say talk is cheap. But creative talk — original, imaginative and inspired chatter — well, that’s free. At least it will be on Wednesday at the Auburn library ...

Want a vegetable garden that’s less work? Consider planting perennials

Question: I like the idea of growing my own vegetables, but it seems like a lot of work. Are there some that are easier than others? Answer: There is a newfound interest in growi ...

Media Life: Auburncentric memories shining bright in 2015

The votes are in and Price Waterhouse has guaranteed the results for this year’s edition of the Media Life Awards – also known as the “Lifees.” It’s ...

CAST IRON: Still the king for good reason

Cast iron cookware dates back to around 206 BC – 220 AD and was used in China during the Han Dynasty. Cast iron cooking pots were highly valued as kitchen tools for their dur ...

All stuck together

It’s spelled “qi,” pronounced “chee,” and flows like the Yangtze through your body. At least it should. When things get out of whack, be it stress, il ...

Auburn videographer captures Africa hospital ship story

Josh Callow is telling the story of the Africa Mercy, the world’s largest civilian hospital ship on the seas. Callow, who grew up in Auburn and graduated from Placer High Sc ...

Auburn anniversaries abound in 2015

Auburn is getting ready to mark some notable anniversaries in 2015, with fire and rebirth a major theme. This year will mark the biggest fire in Auburn history. Breaking out June ...

From Quicksteps to Colfax - 40 years and counting

There’s a song by Bob Dylan, another made popular by Arlo Guthrie and another about muddy waters (creeks and rivers, not Lucille and the blues). But all these names play seco ...

Morning brunch in a flash

Family is coming for brunch and there will be 15 to feed, but how do I handle the crowd and still have time to enjoy their company? I got this. The next time you are in a pinch ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Dec. 31, 1964

Placer designated as disaster area Gov. Edmund G. Brown yesterday designated Placer County a disaster area – and President Johnson was considering a similar move at the Fed ...