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Media Life: Sierra ski resort offers white weddings for Valentine’s Day

June may be the month to tie the knot but Valentine’s Day is about as hands-down romantic as they come for exchanging vows. With that in mind, Northstar snow resort is makin ...

Supporting Patton, surprising Churchill

Burma to Saipan. 3,277 miles or 5,274 kilometers. That’s how far away Noall Bybee has come from making it all of the way around the globe. Bybee, 93, served as an enginee ...

Media Life: Homegrown Auburn film talent returns with “Mudbloods”

It’s a homecoming week of sorts for Auburn native Eric F. Martin and he’s bringing along his latest film to show at the State Theatre. Martin, Placer High Class of 200 ...

Auburn Author Blaney to sign copies of 'So the River Flows'

Pardon her if she digresses. But when Suzanne Blaney sits down to write a novel, they don’t always end up where she thought they might. “I usually start with a very l ...

Media Life: Auburn premieres local link to “All-American Makers”

A garage opens. The light from outside illuminates the screen. And a new show on the Science Channel debuts. At North Auburn’s DeWitt Theater, the audience at the local prem ...

Media Life: New Science Channel TV show to boost Auburn tech cred

Auburn robotics expert Brian Roe is set to serve as co-host on the Science Channel’s newest TV show “All-American Makers.” The program premieres at 7 p.m. Wednes ...

Media Life: Auburncentric memories shining bright in 2015

The votes are in and Price Waterhouse has guaranteed the results for this year’s edition of the Media Life Awards – also known as the “Lifees.” It’s ...

Auburn videographer captures Africa hospital ship story

Josh Callow is telling the story of the Africa Mercy, the world’s largest civilian hospital ship on the seas. Callow, who grew up in Auburn and graduated from Placer High Sc ...

Christmases past inspire Auburn Festival of Lights Santa

It’s the biggest parade of the year in Auburn and the star of the show is Santa Claus. Here he comes at the end of the Festival of Lights Parade in Downtown Auburn riding in ...

Veteran Santa looks back on Christmas seasons filled with joy

At 76, Jack Kenny can chuckle over the many years and the many wonderful experiences he has been part of at Christmas time as Santa. Kenny, who sports a Santa-thentic snow-white b ...

Slow and steady Santa gives kids time to wish

As Dave Blau recalls, his brush with destiny occurred when his Christmas shopping stroll through Roseville’s Galleria about a dozen years ago was interrupted by an elf with a ...

Diary of a grumpy kidder

Tom Maduell does not come off as curmudgeonly, not at all. Maybe it’s because he has an alter ego to deal with life’s annoying realities. Meet “Grumpa,” the ...

Media Life: Ex-Auburn drummer's Saint Motel signs with Elektra Records

The good news just keeps getting better for Greg Erwin and his Los Angeles band Saint Motel. Perhaps the L. A. music scene’s best-kept secret over the past half dozen years, ...

Blake joins League of California Community Foundations’ Board

Veronica Blake, chief executive officer of Placer Community Foundation, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the League of California Community Foundations.   In this ...

Media Life: Auburn filmmaker’s newest cuts through the noise

Expatriate Auburnite Brandon Vedder is on his way to playing an integral role in bringing another groundbreaking documentary to the big screen. Working with Pasadena indie filmmak ...