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Ask the Master Gardener: Identifying Asian Citrus Psyllid damage to trees

Question: In an earlier Ask the Master Gardener column it was reported that a citrus quarantine was now in effect in Santa Clara County. That’s pretty close to us. When was t ...

Taking a walk on the wild side -- viewing foothill wildflowers

Looking to enjoy spring wildflowers? Auburn resident Karen Tajbl’s advice is to hit the trails now while many blossoms are at or near their peak. Tajbl, a member of the Aub ...

The Food Dude: The sweet potato – one of the world’s healthiest foods

You have eaten the sweet potato at holiday meals for years. Sweet potato pie, mashed sweet potatoes, candied sweet potatoes, sweet potato casserole and the list goes on. However, d ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, April 8 and 15, 1965

Auburn has first woman mayor Selma Gordon, a brunette housewife with a deep interest in public affairs, this week became the first of her gender to be mayor of Auburn. Chosen to ...

Harstrick graduates from basic combat training

Army Spc. Michael A. Harstrick has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, the trainee received in ...

Wiedeman graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman Zachery G. Wiedeman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed a ...

Ayer graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman Tristan J. Ayer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an in ...

Funny business: Winter Comedy Show returns to Nevada City

Stepping outside, one might second guess the decision to call this a Winter Comedy Show. I’m not sure what the weather’s like in Nevada City right now, but here in Aubu ...

Appalachia meets psychedelia in Auburn

What do you get when you mix rum, whiskey and grass? If you know the answer you probably weren’t doing it right. Musically, you get the Grateful Bluegrass Boys (GBGB), a de ...

Hink Block a home to business for more than 100 years

The Hink Block has quietly served as one of the main anchors of Auburn businesses since the early 1900s  and yet we seldom think of it as a single major building. Instead we s ...