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Media Life: Lost 1950s best-seller, movie boast Auburn characters, settings

AUBURN CA - When your Auburn grandfather is the thinly veiled subject of a book that turns into a best-seller and then a major motion picture, is it too much of a stretch to get th ...

Media Life: ‘Ghost train’ due to materialize on historic bridge

AUBURN CA - Things are going to get eerily historic soon on the Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge. Plans are to use some temporary railroad tracks to position a 30,000-pound, oil- ...

Media Life: Picture day at the Mt. Quarries Bridge ready to roll

Placer County's Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge welcomes back vehicles for two days. CBS 13 news anchor switching Sacramento channels. Auburn's Club Car, State Theater memories s ...

Media Life: 1960s classic TV, where are you?

AUBURN CA - Get ready for a time-tunnel experience that would put any cheesy Irwin Allen TV series to shame. Some of the classic, all-time series featuring a galaxy of mid-century ...

Media Life: Old Town Auburn provides inspiration for author's new novel

Georgetown?s Denes McIntosh finds Tsuda eatery perfect place to pen ?Wilderness;? Auburn?s Clark Ashton Smith joins Verne, Steinbeck on list of noted authors who write about Auburn ...

Media Life: American River canyon featured in new book

AUBURN CA - Local history is firing on all eight cylinders in a new, picture-packed book about the American River canyon. ?American River Canyon,? by Rodi Lee and Michael Lynch, of ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Party in the Park fires up the Cajun musical spice

AUBURN CA - Auburn’s Party in the Park is still hopefully a few more rainstorms away but the fun fest has already locked in its headliner. Mr. Party in the Park Scott Holbrook h ...

Media Life: Iconic Auburn-area bridge turns 100

AUBURN CA - Whatever you may want to call it, Placer County loves its Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge. Painted, photographed and just plain admired, the span that some dare to c ...

Media Life: Placer Museums set to show off county’s weird, wondrous side

AUBURN CA - When you have 15,000-plus objects stored or displayed in your collection, there just has to be some oddballs. For Placer County Museums, those are the weird and wonder ...

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 ...