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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 ...

Family business Driftwood Village marks 50 years in Auburn

Ray Thompson Jr. saw something in the former pear orchard that others couldn’t see. It was the early 1960s and Thompson, now 88, recalled that a real-estate friend wondered ...

Leadership Auburn plans alumni gathering

Leadership Auburn is sending a message: "Alumni, call home."   The Leadership Auburn Board of Regents is having an event Friday to reunite the graduates f ...

Grange #453 sponsors day trip to casino

Mt. Vernon Grange # 453 in Auburn is sponsoring another cancer benefit bus trip, this time to Feather Falls Casino in Oroville on Saturday. Thetrip features pickups in Auburn and ...

The joy of picking

The pickers are out in full force this weekend in Foresthill. The annual giant, two-day garage sale in aid of the Foresthill Volunteer Fire Association drew thousands Saturday loo ...

Local ladies advance to regionals

The coronation of four new queens was held at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn during the annual Little Miss Firecracker pageant. Lisa D. Taylor of Citrus Heights (Ms. West C ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Gold Country Fair has country hitmaker on tap

Dallas-based hitmaker Steve Holy is set to turn the Gold Country Fair in Auburn just a little bit more country. Holy, who has reached the top of the Billboard country charts twice ...

Media Life: Auburn part of ‘Real Housewives of Orange  County’ drama

“The Real Housewives of Orange County” reality series now has an Auburn-centric twist. And one episode in, the drama is already at the “omigawd” level. ...

New Placer museums chief breathing life into history

Placer County’s museum artifacts are turning up in the darndest places. In the Placer Herald newspaper office in Rocklin, chairs once occupied by its 19th-century publisher ...

K-9s get assist from Widowed Persons Association of California

Sanoma Johnson of the Auburn chapter of the Widowed Persons Association of California (WPAC) presented a check for $500 to the Foothills K-9 Association’s representative Shau ...