Andrew DiLuccia

Off deadline: Closing the notebook on Auburn, but not the memories

Balls, bats, cars, homes, news and multimedia – it’s been quite a haul. Over the past decade my byline has been all over the pages of this newspaper — whether i ...

Off deadline: Budding journalists reaffirm this news-gatherer’s role

I’ve heard it plenty of times – young people don’t read newspapers anymore. Unfortunately, to a degree, that’s true. Even in the 35-to-44 age bracket &mdas ...

Editor's Notebook: Doing good by doing well (I hope)

This town gets under your skin — in a good way. When I got here last summer, I was immediately struck by the friendliness of the people and the strong civic spirit. It seem ...

Another View: Auburn’s ready for its Amgen close-up again

There’s something about the peloton. Seeing 100-plus cyclists bunched together in a jetfighter-like formation as they round a turn or come down a straightaway is one of the ...

Editor's Notebook: Cheers, jeers from readers keep us going

One of the best things about working for a community newspaper is that we get frequent feedback — by phone, by mail, by email and in person. Among the holiday correspondenc ...

Off Deadline: Feel the glow of the Festival of Lights

I’ve been to my share of unique Auburn events over the years, but to me there’s something extra special about the Festival of Lights Parade. And it doesn’t hurt ...

Stock pot fries up a feast of Thanksgiving memories

Wedding gifts can be a funny thing. They can either be an object that just collects dust in your house (in our case, our china place settings), or it can be an item that helps you ...

Off Deadline: Homecoming: a week for fun, learning and community

Zombies, trolls and fairies have been sighted near Orange Street in Auburn this week, and it can mean only one thing: It’s homecoming. Like the turning of the leaves and the ...

Off Deadline: Embracing the changes in your life game plan

The phrase “game-changer” gets thrown around a lot when it comes to explaining unexpected events — and really, it loses its impact with overuse. That is until yo ...

Reader Input: Slow donw right nwo

Slow donw. Is that a misspelling or a “metaplasm”? Well, according to Lorraine Bell, who provides excellent preschool and childcare services, both are appropriate ( ...

Media Life: Placer grad’s no-nonsense e-mail spreads from Wall Street to world

  AUBURN CA - Placer High grad Matt Ross’ straightforward e-mail request to a Wall Street financial firm for an internship continues to gain mileage over the worldwide ...

Auburn Journal Newsmakers: Sandy Bassett

This week Auburn Journal Newsmakers catches up with Sandy Bassett, president of the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet. Journal City and Multimedia Editor Andrew DiLuccia and Bassett ta ...

Auburn Journal Newsmakers: Rochelle Jenkins

Next weekend the barbecues will be billowing smoke and people will be looking to getaway for one last trip as the official end of summer — the Labor Day holiday — rolls in. Bu ...

The Technovore: Go grocery shopping without leaving your couch

We're back! The Technovore has taken a bit of a hiatus. You know how things get, life gets a little hectic, different priorities come up and things get shuffled around - kind of li ...

Auburn Journal Newsmakers: Community Centers in Placer County

  This week Journal City and Multimedia  Editor Andrew DiLuccia covers the topic of the community center permit process.  Local  wineries are seeking permission ...