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Christmas program to give food, toys to 3,000 of Auburn’s neediest

AUBURN CA - The toys are stacked in boxes and bags awaiting the big day Saturday when they’ll be taken home with needy children from the Auburn area to be unwrapped on Christmas ...

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 ...

Auburn loses KAHI signal after digging cuts power cable

KAHI 950 AM radio on-air personality Dave Rosenthal reacts after inspecting the hole where workers accidentally cut into a power cable Thursday, forcing the Auburn radio station te ...

Chilling effect of Arizona shootings drifting to Auburn, Placer County?

Will Saturday’s assassination attempt and slaying of six in Arizona have a chilling effect on the way politics plays out in Placer County? U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Roseville, ...

Rain forecast cancels Old Town Auburn giant pumpkin drop on Saturday

Rain will keep the skies from raining giant pumpkins in Old Town Auburn on Saturday. Linda Robinson, Old Town Auburn Business Association president, said Thursday that with rain in ...

Media Life: Colfax set to relive its “Independent” movie memories

From time to time, a community gets a chance to go Hollywood and take part in a movie. Auburn’s had a few of those moments, most notably in 1995 when “Phenomenon” filmed ext ...

Media Life: Smithsonian gives Auburn pop-up author a double dip of fame

The Smithsonian Institution is giving Auburn pop-up book creator Dave Carter a double dip of fame. Not only is one of Carter’s most spectacular works prominently displayed at th ...

Auburn’s Amgen, Lance Armstrong moment to be shown Jumbotron-sized

Lance & Co.’s Amgen Tour of California power pedal through Auburn on May 16 will be captured on Jumbotron screens in Downtown and Old Town Auburn. With eight cameras strategical ...

Media Life: Auburn forecast is now sunny with a chance of pumpkin

“Sploomph” That was the sound when Auburn’s Great Pumpkin hit the pavement on Halloween Eve. Behind the thrill of watching a 1,149-pound, round mound of orange plummet to t ...

Smashing pumpkins set for Old Town Auburn Halloween Eve drop

It’s the Great Pumpkin Drop, Charlie Brown. And if things go as planned, Placer County’s biggest pumpkin ever – weighing in at 1,149 pounds – will rise “out of the pumpk ...

Media Life: Of NASCAR pols, TV newbies, saving WWII relics and Gilbert

You’ve gotta admire Assemblyman Ted Gaines for his adaptability. Word from the environmental camp is that Gaines, the Roseville Republican whose district includes Auburn, will b ...

Media Life: “Supernanny” on hunt for out-of-control Placer County kids

Placer County’s most dysfunctional families are wanted in a casting call for TV’s “Supernanny” that lands Aug. 23 in Roseville. The ABC reality show is on the hunt for all ...

Media Life: Auburn about to take a walk on the wool side

Expect a plethora of celebrity sightings Thursday when the Art Walk returns to Auburn. Placer School for Adults’ advanced knitting class will be showing off 25 knitted celebriti ...

Make like the Fonz to fight the swine flu

Handshakes are on their way out as swine flu concerns mount. At least temporarily. Instead, health-conscious Placer County residents may want to channel their inner Fonz. A thumb ...

Media Life: Auburn has a new way to avoid The Rush -- Laura Ingraham

Conservative talk radio superstar Rush Limbaugh will soon be getting some right-wing competition when The Laura Ingraham Show goes live weekday mornings on Auburn’s KAHI 950. Th ...