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Media Life: Major Philly exhibition for Placer-grown artist

Before his death seven years ago at 41, Jason Rhoades created a body of work that startles, challenges preconceptions, amuses and sparks awe. Now, after years of critical acclaim ...

Media Life: New horror film debuts with a hush and a twist of Auburn

    Auburn filmmaker Chris Crites will debut his “labor of Lovecraft” this weekend at a Portland horror film festival. Crites, who goes by the nom de film ...

Media Life: Family treasure trove of Placer’s Olympic artifacts on display

    AUBURN CA - Trekking up Interstate 80 and then making a right-hand turn into the Tahoe area will have the added benefit starting next week of not just some of the m ...

Media Life: Fangoria features Auburn horror film musician-composer

Fright make-up guru Tom Savini made the cover but for Auburn’s Christopher Crites an appearance in the pages of horror magazine Fangoria is a huge triumph. Crites is the subject ...

Media Life: Author avoids “normal” Foresthill in new book

A face familiar in Placer County’s courtrooms for two decades has parlayed all that experience into a book that is already creating waves in, of all places, Foresthill. Undoubte ...

Media Life: Hollywood’s classic “broads” to light up Auburn film fest

Building on the success of last spring’s nearly sold out Alfred Hitchcock Film Festival, the folks at the State Theater are doing an encore. Hitchcock, however, has been replace ...