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From skeptic to believer? Climate change turnabout stirs debate

A prominent physicist and skeptic of global warming spent two years trying to find out if mainstream climate scientists were wrong. In the end, he determined they were right: Tempe ...

Media Life: Smithsonian gives Auburn pop-up author a double dip of fame

The Smithsonian Institution is giving Auburn pop-up book creator Dave Carter a double dip of fame. Not only is one of Carter’s most spectacular works prominently displayed at th ...

Media Life: The Who’s Super Bowl show spotlights tribute to Colfax composer

You may know it as “Teenage Wasteland.” But the name of rock band The Who’s most timeless hit is actually “Baba O’Riley.” With CSI playing the heck out of it at the s ...

Media Life:Donner Party film made in Placer County to blow into Sierra with storm

A big storm is rolling into the Sierra this Martin Luther King Jr. Day long weekend. And – more than fittingly – it’s projected to arrive around the time a new movie about t ...

Media Life: George Clooney film off to good start thanks to Auburn titles creator

Moviegoers get a sweeping view of landscapes shot from thousands of feet above the ground during the opening titles sequence for the new George Clooney movie “Up in the Air.” ...

Media Life: New Auburn YouTube moments feature Balloon Boy song, rockabilly vampire

Former Auburnite Devlin Murphy is taking the whole “Balloon Boy” phenomenon to new musical heights. Murphy, a songwriter and Placer High grad now based out of North Hollywood, ...