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Meet cioppino, a San Francisco seafood original

There was a day when I thought cioppino was an Italian dish just based on it’s composition. Imagine my surprise and delight to learned it was first made right here in beautif ...

1930s Auburn Airport hangar gets teardown reprieve

As plans take flight for a museum, a rustic hangar sheathed in sheet metal at the Auburn Airport has won a reprieve from destruction. Proponents have lobbied the city of the past ...

The Food Dude: Meet cioppino, a San Francisco seafood original

There was a day when I thought cioppino was an Italian dish just based on it’s composition. Imagine my surprise and delight to learned it was first made right here in beautif ...

Auburn ranked in Top 100 Best Small Towns

Auburn is now ranked among the elite small towns of the United States, according to Livability.com. The website, known for its community rankings in a variety of categories &ndash ...

Carmel-by-the-Sea continues to weave that magic spell

Who’s up for sharing s’mores on a moonlit, white sand beach? Ever meet a winemaker in a tasting room just steps from the one previously visited? Does a round of serious ...

Media Life: Ex-Auburnite’s Saint Motel in media feeding frenzy

Drummer Greg Erwin and his band Saint Motel continue on a roll that started less than a year ago with signings to major record labels Parlophone and Elektra in Europe and the U.S., ...

History: Gasoline Alley was campground, grocery store and a gas station

Most modern service stations come accompanied by a mini-mart where you can grab a snack, pick up a container of milk and a loaf of bread and even buy a quart of motor oil that you ...

Did you hear the one about the autoharp tuner?

It’s not a harp and there is nothing automatic about it. On the contrary, in talking with Bryan Bowers, the autoharp has to be one of the trickiest musical instruments to tun ...

There’s no mistaking Take Note Troupe's passion

Charlie Chaplin will never be confused with William Shakespeare, but when you look at the latter’s “Comedy of Errors,” considered one of his most farcical works, ...

In Sync Dance is throwing a garden party

While they are hardly “winging it,” this inaugural Dance Party in the Park is definitely a work in progress. After all, for a company that thrives on precision choreogr ...