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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: Tesla guitarist Frank Hannon pens tribute to 49 Fire hero

Tesla lead guitarist Frank Hannon was paying attention to the stories coming out of the catastrophic Aug. 30 fire in Auburn and has commemorated one act of heroism in a song. Hann ...

Media Life: Auburn’s 49 Fire comeback sparks Party in the Park special edition

The forces of good are at work to give Auburn a break from the craziness of the 49 Fire and its aftermath. Plans are being made to put on a show similar to this past June’s Part ...

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:Voices of past, present make for Auburncentric Christmas

Classic Christmas tales from the Golden Age of Radio, voices from the area’s gold mining past, and a newly minted Auburn record ready for gifting under the tree, are some of the ...

Media Life: NPR features Auburn artist, presidential music

A three-CD set of 43 songs highlighting each U.S. president and an examination of a wrangle over ownership of a rising artist’s work both made it onto the National Public Radio a ...

Media Life: Auburn not about to forget “Phenomenon” movie shoot

As reunions go, Auburn’s version of one for “Phenomenon” on Wednesday night was, well, phenomenal. There were plenty of grace notes that made for a special time both for th ...

Media Life:Of moviemaking, TV tests and saving a building

Hallmark is back in the area to film – this time in the El Dorado Hills at a ranch that takes in injured and abused horses. The Grace Foundation welcomed actor Peter Strauss – ...