Coloma

Pan for fun, history at Marshall State Park

COLOMA – With summer fast approaching, many people are looking to get out and enjoy themselves without spending a lot of time and money. A visit to the Marshall Gold Discover ...

Meteorites cause small-scale resurgence of Gold Rush

When Brenda Salveson heard meteorites found just minutes from her home were drawing national acclaim ? and a high price tag ? she decided it might be worth taking a walk to find he ...

There are still good people

(I offer) heartfelt thanks to the generosity of a kind and trusting lady. I was in the Bel-Air store in Auburn on Dec. 11, doing some shopping, as my wife had just gotten home from ...

Mobile veterinarian brings clinic to clients

Every work day Ariel Menninger climbs into her truck and starts out on a day that will take her 150 or 175 miles round-trip from her home in Auburn. Menninger is a large animal ve ...

Business saves yearly raft trip

As I hide from the sun during my break from teaching special education at Placer High, I found myself reflecting on the school year. The program I teach is an independent living sk ...

Go back to your cement city

What is going on? People are out to destroy everything of beauty. I wish they would all go back to cement city. Take away the cell phones from these young women while they are dr ...

Our View: Keep historic Gold Discovery Park open to everyone

On Jan. 24, 1848, James Marshall discovered gold in Coloma. More than 160 years later, the state of California is looking to close Marshall Gold Discovery Park, built on the site ...

Public outcry tables square name change

The Auburn Urban Development Commission will hold off on plans for Auburn’s Central Square after close to 50 residents showed up to a public meeting Monday night to share their d ...

The eagles have landed

Sightings of at least two bald eagles have been reported recently in the greater Auburn area. “I have seen an immature bald eagle in the Coloma area earlier in the year,” sai ...

Cycling tour move revs hopes

Hope is taking a new lap around Auburn’s cycling community with the announcement Wednesday that the Tour of California bicycle race is moving to May and starting to plan for more ...