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The bittersweet Americanization of Hiroshi Kashiwagi

Wistful and painful memories fill the pages of Hiroshi Kashiwagi’s new book “Starting from Loomis and Other Stories.” Kashiwagi, 91, lives in San Francisco now. ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Healthy eating for Auburn’s seniors; Celebrating 162 years of fire suppression in Auburn; PCWA declares drought; and author recalls childhood in Loomis

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Local-area chefs are sharing their passion for proper nutrition when it comes to the senior community. Reporter Amy Lobenberg is writing about the impo ...

Media Life: Dutch Flat, Gold Run, Towle get their due in new book

Art Sommers has made a second career out of giving Placer County-area residents a glimpse into their past through his collection of historic postcards and photos. Sommers has spen ...

Reader Input: Homeless book a must read

I have just purchased the book, “Until They Have Faces;  110 Interviews with the Homeless People of Auburn, California” and would like to give a big thank you to R ...

Reader Input: Book builds compassion for homeless

Great story about Bob Litchfield’s book based on interviews of 110 homeless people in Auburn (“Book gives voice to Auburn’s homeless,” Journal, Sept. 11). ...

Auburn’s homeless have a voice in new book

Going in, Auburn attorney Bob Litchfield was expecting to interview perhaps half  a dozen members of the area’s homeless community and then move on. The initial intervi ...

Dugard book generating interest but scarce to find in Auburn area

Downtown Auburn business owner Katherine Santiago lived in the North Lake Tahoe area when Jaycee Dugard was kidnapped while waiting for the school bus in 1991 in South Lake Tahoe. ...

Coach writes more than the playbook

Editor’s Note: Sports reporter Sara Seyydin caught up with Placer JV football coach Jim Packheiser to interview him about his recently published novel, “The Sun King Pr ...

Roseville woman pens memoir about registering blacks to vote

Surrounded by cotton and tobacco fields in the Deep South in 1965, Sherie Labedis was a long way from home. The 18-year-old white woman from Shingle Springs, Calif. had spent the ...

Auburn’s Dave Carter to pop up Friday on “The Martha Stewart Show”

“The Martha Stewart Show” will welcome Auburn pop-up book creator David Carter on Friday. Carter will be showing Stewart the art of making a pop-up Christmas-tree lantern that ...