Living

Decked out for the holidays - Loomis Basin Education Foundation Holiday Home Tour

When Jonelle and Richard Tannahill moved into their Loomis residence, it marked a new beginning in more ways than one. They were also celebrating their wedding day. “It was ...

Glass is in session

Three-hundred pounds of molten clear glass simmering round the clock in a 2,200-degree furnace. It’s not your run-of-the-mill art supply, but it’s one of the tools of t ...

The magic of baking Christmas cookies

I wanted to make Christmas cookies this year but did not want to make the same traditional sugar cookies that we have all made. The reindeer cutouts with red candy noses and blac ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Dec. 3 and 10, 1964

Christmas tree detective work The United States Forest Service confiscated some 485 Christmas trees which had allegedly been cut illegally in the Pilot Creek area of the Eldorado ...

Popular pet store to close its doors

From behind the cash register in the quintessential small-town pet shop, Larry Taylor tells his customers he will be shutting down after nearly a decade in business. The decision ...

Blake joins League of California Community Foundations’ Board

Veronica Blake, chief executive officer of Placer Community Foundation, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the League of California Community Foundations.   In this ...

Assistance League of Greater Placer gives books to Boys & Girls Club

Joan Ashworth, instructor at the Boys & Girls Club, reads one of the 241 new books donated by the Assistance League of Greater Placer. The local book drive was a community serv ...

Don and Marilyn Kurtz celebrate 65 years

Don and Marilyn Kurtz recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Don trained to be a fighter pilot in World War II while Marilyn worked in a factory making gas masks. Th ...

Media Life: Auburn filmmaker’s newest cuts through the noise

Expatriate Auburnite Brandon Vedder is on his way to playing an integral role in bringing another groundbreaking documentary to the big screen. Working with Pasadena indie filmmak ...

Local troupe happy to take on ‘Misérables’

It all started with a loaf of bread. Though we never see it baked, sliced or eaten, we know that its theft is the reason behind Jean Valjean’s imprisonment in Victor Hugo&rsq ...