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A destiny of drumming: World-renowned drummer Simon Phillips and his band, Protocol, perform Wednesday

Music is in Simon Phillips’ DNA. And drumming was clearly his destiny. Phillips, born in London, began his musical career early in life. He first performed playing drums wi ...

Media Life: Who are we? We are Auburn

Who are we? Drilling into the latest census-driven statistics indicates that Auburnites are different from the rest of California in many ways. But in others, we’re very mu ...

Jen Benna to speak at Lifestyle Expo

  Ultra marathoner, Jen Benna, didn’t always run. In 2003 the farthest she’d pushed herself was 6 miles. She was in the Mojave Desert to watch her husband run a 3 ...

Drummer with Auburn links drove Rollins Band beat

A full-throttle drummer with links to Auburn, Jason Mackenroth died Sunday at his Nevada home. Mackenroth, 46, had worked at Downtown Auburn’s Big O Tire store during the mi ...

Create a four-star meal with four-minute scallops

I watch a lot of food programming because I truly enjoy everything food — from the way it’s grown, to the time it is ready for consumption. Along the way, I find favo ...

The ‘king’ of all birthday parties: Chillbillies return to The Center to celebrate Elvis Presley’s 81st birthday

In the spirit of that good old rockabilly sound, the Chillbillies and special guests will return to the Center for the Arts stage on Jan. 9 with a tribute to Elvis Presley, the kin ...

History: When the train came down Main Street in Old Town

The next time you’re in Old Town Auburn, look up Sacramento Street and imagine a railroad train coming down the hill, down the middle of what was once called Main Street and ...

Placer Pizzazz: See the artistic side of our government workers at annual Placer County Employee Art Show in Auburn

While Placer County employees are busy keeping our government offices running smoothly, many of them also flourish in their artistic endeavors. The creativity of these employees i ...

Polar pioneer to share inspirational story in Auburn

  He’s walked to both the north and south poles, becoming the first to do so. Now polar explorer Robert Swan will be sharing his inspirational adventure – a jour ...

Media Life: 2016 Awards honor year of Auburncentricities

The Media Life “Lifey Awards,” presented each year for outstanding achievement in a column snippet, took on even more prestige this past year. A life-sized replica of ...

Mark your calendar for 2016’s Top 5 Auburn anniversaries

Get out your party hats. Auburn is poised to mark a variety of anniversaries in 2016 – from the first flight to arrive in the city to Auburn’s first – but not onl ...

The right stuff — hamming it up with leftovers

After the gathering of family and friends over the holiday, I found myself with an excess of prosciutto di Parma. Oh poor me, of all the things to have an overabundance of. I kne ...

After presents, Christmas dinner, what to do?

The presents are unwrapped, the contents of the stockings are strewn about the house and the roast beast has been devoured. Now what’s a family to do? The Auburn Journal has ...

Media Life: Auburn’s ‘12 Days of Christmas’

Merry Christmas Auburn. And what better gift to give on such a joyous day than to drop an Auburncentric reworking of the Yuletide classic “The 12 Days of Christmas” int ...

Santa leads double life as sports official

You’d better not pout. You’d better not cry. You’d better not elbow your opponent during a battle under the basket.   Santa may just blow the whistle o ...