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Brothel or bar? ‘Bunny Ranch’ billboard now gaining second looks in Colfax

What’s in a name? From Jim Kish’s vantage point below the giant billboard looming over his vintage used-car business on Canyon Way in Colfax, not a lot. The bright pi ...

Media Life: Old Town Auburn’s Happy Hour sign loses shining light

It’s a sign that’s hard to miss – a beacon featuring a martini glass that promises much but leads nowhere. The Happy Hour is long gone in Old Town, but the sign s ...

Outlaw barkeep jailed 15 days for Valencia Club ownership hoax

Travis Kevie, a homeless, bullriding cowboy who managed to bamboozle customers at Penryn’s Valencia Club for four days into believing he owned the bar, has been sentenced to 15 d ...

Media Life: Auburn’s late great Shanghai bar to open again for one day only

When Old Town Auburn’s Shanghai Bar closed after 109 years of operation five years ago this month, Richard Yue made a solemn vow. Some way, some day, the quirky watering hole of ...