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Placer County aids 80-acre land-trust purchase near Auburn

AUBURN CA - Placer County supervisors approved $125,000 in county funding Tuesday for the Auburn-based Placer Land Trust to buy and preserve an oak-studded, 80-acre parcel north of ...

Media Life: Viewers guide to Placer’s “The Muppets” movie locations

If you’re seeing “The Muppets” movie now in theaters, keep an eye out for scenes that were shot in Placer County. The movie production crew was in the area this past year sho ...

A Bridge Day at Foresthill Bridge for BASE jumpers?

Auburn Foresthill Bridge near Auburn gained more notoriety this month when a late-night BASE jumper from the 730-foot-high span became entangled in a tree branch 60 feet in the air ...

Media Life: Auburn says goodbye to its movie star chimp

Auburn has lost one of its more unusual claims to fame. Bernie, the Auburn chimp that starred in 2000’s “MVP: Most Valuable Primate” and “MVP: Most Vertical Primate” has ...

State Theater set to welcome “Blade Runner,” actress Sean Young

Auburn’s State Theater is getting ready to welcome actress Sean Young for its showing today of the movie “Blade Runner – The Director’s Cut.” As of Wednesday, however, Y ...

Media Life: Outlaw country’s Billy Joe Shaver OK’d to Party in the Park

Party in the Park has dodged a bullet. Outlaw country music legend Billy Joe Shaver’s appearance at the June 18 music fest in North Auburn had been in question last week because ...

Media Life: Tough defeat rains on Skeet Reese’s Parade magazine cover appearance

The curse of the Sports Illustrated cover may have just been expanded to include Parade magazine and Auburn angler Skeet Reese. Reese, the 2007 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of ...

Media Life: Auburn artist Martin Ramirez poised to extend reach to Europe

The arc of Martin Ramirez’s art is continuing to soar, with an exhibition at a major European museum next year bringing his genius to an even wider audience. An absorbing mélan ...

Media Life: World’s tallest dog Gibson battling cancer

Sad news coming out of Grass Valley. Or maybe a tail-wagging tale of hope and courage. Gibson, the Guinness Book of World Records-certified world’s tallest dog, has lost a leg t ...

Media Life:Auburn a prime time candidate for TV hit “The Mentalist”

It makes sense for the officers of the California Bureau of Investigation to visit Auburn for some serious crime-solving action. And some on-location filming is looking more and m ...