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Preserve local citrus by doing your part to prevent the spread of HLB

Question: I have read that a worldwide disease is destroying citrus trees of all types and there is no cure. What measures are being taken to stop it? Answer: Yes, that bacterial ...

Master Gardeners' planting workshops mark the seasons

Soak up some education while spending quality time outdoors with Placer County master gardeners at free seasonal workshops set for March 21, May 16, July 18 and Sept. 19. Each mo ...

Work to start on relocated Gold Rush Museum in Auburn

Work is set to start on a new museum in Downtown Auburn. The Gold Rush Museum is expected to debut this summer after the improvements are completed. The 113-year-old depot buildi ...

Corned beef a very American-Irish tradition

St. Patrick’s Day, or “The feast of Saint Patrick.” Most people know it as a day to wear green (or get pinched), drink green beer at the local watering hole and e ...

No “King of the Nerds” title for Bear River grad

It was close but no crown for “King of the Nerds” reality TV game show contestant Kaitlin Spak. The 2005 Bear River High School grad’s rise through the ranks on ...

The year 1941 brought World War II to Auburn

World War II came to Auburn just two days after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. That’s when men of the Army infantry were rushed here from a camp in Louisiana to protect th ...

Cultivating gardening as an art

Joanne and Max Naegele’s creative garden vignettes consistently win awards and accolades at the spring and fall Auburn Home Shows, the Auburn Community Festival and the Ca ...

Wells named to Dean’s List at Pepperdine University

Patrick Wells of Grass Valley has been named to the Seaver College Dean’s List at Pepperdine University for the Fall 2014 semester. In order to earn Dean’s List honors ...

Cord named to Dean’s List for Fall 2014

Broderick Cord of Loomis has been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 semester at Nazareth College. Cord is a Senior with a major in Business Administration and Spanis ...

Kostka makes Dean’s List at Lewis and Clark College

Jessica Kostka of Auburn has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Lewis and Clark College. The Dean’s List honors academic achievement each semester f ...