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Capitol memorial honors 9/11 victims, families

SACRAMENTO — Flags hung at half-staff over the west steps of the state Capitol as more than 60 people gathered Thursday to pay tribute to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2 ...

Media Life: Auburn filmmaker scores with real-life ‘Harry Potter’ quidditch movie

Eric F. Martin grew up in Auburn during the height of Harry Pottermania. So when fellow filmmaker Farzad Sangari came to him in 2013 with hundreds of hours of footage on the real- ...

Young chef dreams of TV future

Think of the 10-year-olds you know. Do they cook, raise money for good causes and have aspirations of filling a major network time-slot with their very own cooking show? More than ...

Local 4-H has S.O.S. (summer of sewing)

Members of the Placer County 4-H club took part in Project Linus and the One Million Pillowcase Challenge. The group, from the Mt. Pleasant and Ophir 4-H clubs, met every other wee ...

Media Life: Auburn motorhead couple gets “American Pickers” star treatment

When “American Pickers” came calling, Auburn’s Al and Deb Casner were ready to wheel and deal – especially when it came to a rare set of wheels. The Casner ...

Newcastle Area Business Association awards scholarships

Each year the Newcastle Area Business Association (NABA) awards $,1000 scholarships to students who live in the Penryn, Newcastle and Ophir areas. Funds for the scholarships come f ...

Pre-reunion golf game to be annual outing

Perry Cannedy tees off at the Placer High School class of ’79 pre-35th reunion golf outing organized by Darren Davis of Capps Group Real Estate and The Ridge Golf Course. Par ...

Auburn's Recreation Park overrun by strollers

On the morning of Monday, Aug. 4, Stroller Striders from all over the area converged on Auburn’s Recreation Park for a MEGA Fit4Mom event. Even the rain couldn’t keep 4 ...

Relay For Life is Saturday

Volunteers for Relay For Life were busy Friday setting up the Auburn 2014 event that takes place beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. If you haven’t signed up yet for the fundraisi ...

Media Life: Braves ready to honor 1914 Series champs, Placer product

A product of the rough-and-tumble gold-field village of Iowa Hill, Bill James and fellow members of the 1914 Miracle Braves baseball World Series champions are on deck to get their ...