Al Hendrix

Media Life: Sierra’s 1957 lost Lockheed mystery, Auburn’s Lost Rocker find new life

The deep nooks and crannies of the Sierra Nevada hold their share of mysteries. And one of the strangest unfolded in the spring and summer of 1957, when Lt. David Steeves emerged ...

Media Life: Treasure turns up in darndest places but not gold-coin couple

May is the target date for a portion of the $10 million in gold coins from the 1800s found by a Gold Country couple to start turning up on Amazon.com’s collectibles site. By ...

Media Life: New book a guide to American River canyon, life

  You have to hand it to Eric Peach and Co. for coming up with not only a new and improved edition of “The American River Insider’s Guide” but also sneaking ...

Media Life: Fifth Emmy win for ‘Deadliest Catch” Placer product

Reality TV juggernaut “Deadliest Catch” was back in the winners’ circle at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles this month, with Placer County product Todd Stanley agai ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Lost Rocker alive and rocking at 78

  Al Hendrix’s recording career stretches back to 1956, when Ike was in the White House and Elvis came out with “Hound Dog.” At that time, he was sporting ...

Auburn’s Let’s Go Expo shows off foothills fun zones

It was an event unlike any other in Auburn. And it gave the thousand or so participants a big taste of the fun that the foothills holds. The inaugural Let’s Go Expo at the ...

Media Life: Wisconsin pays tribute to Auburn caricaturist

    In terms of dollars, it’s not up there in the higher echelons of the art world. A recent online auction by Live Auctioneers in Dallas, Texas fetched a final ...

Media Life: New Year’s TV celebration finally gets California vibe

  AUBURN CA - It’s always been a trifle surreal to stay up late and then watch the good folks gathered in New York’s Times Square thousands of miles away help bri ...

Al Hendrix, ‘America’s lost rocker,’ releases new CD

He’s inching close to the 80-year mark, and his diabetes has rendered his fingers unable to play a guitar, but by golly Al Hendrix is still passionate about music and love &n ...

Saying it in song

He’s 74, but sings like a 24-year-old. Patty Wilson was watching when Al Hendrix wowed a Club Car crowd on Lincoln Way in Downtown Auburn with his singing Wednesday night. “He ...