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Media Life: TV newswoman’s restaurant enterprise spawns move into salsa

Bay Area TV reporter Jodi Hernandez isn’t about to give up her day job with KNTV. But Hernandez, a Colfax High School graduate who grew up in Auburn, has taken recent national e ...

Media Life: Placer’s forest, rail past finds form in book, exhibit

One of the more respected history experts in the Auburn area has just come out with a new book and “Romantic Tahoe” is a labor of love that should be of particular interest in ...

Media Life: “Blade Runner” star Sean Young to guest at classic flick’s Auburn screening

Sean Young, a co-star with Harrison Ford, will be adding some star power as special guest at the State Theater for the Sept. 16 screening of “Blade Runner – The Director’s Cu ...

Media Life: Placer County hunter, angler hosts Versus reality TV show

By day, Jamie Susslin of Loomis is passionate about selling real estate. But in her off hours, she’s hunting and fishing up a storm internationally. Susslin is now sharing that ...

Media Life: Brad Johnson is Auburn’s best-known actor you’ve never heard of

Auburn’s best-known actor is someone most people have never heard of. But they should. His name is Brad Johnson. He was raised in Auburn and went to Placer High School. But his ...

Media Life: Guitarist Montrose set for rare, solo Newcastle show

When guitar great Ronnie Montrose decided to put a series of “unplugged” solo dates together, his thoughts turned to Newcastle’s Constable Jack’s. The Bay Area resident an ...

Media Life: Auburn singer-songwriter takes honest route on new release

Songwriter smarts. You’re either gifted with them or you’re not. Auburn’s Tracey Adamis is and she’s sharing that gift on “Sometimes Life Is Fair,” a new, independentl ...

Media Life: Auburn, Roseville Golden Age theaters rising again as movie venues

Burnished balustrades. Shadowy balconies. Thick velvet curtains. The essence of buttered popcorn wafting through the air. The muffled clacking of a projector. Dust speckles shining ...

Media Life: Film foul-up, boffo box office highlight Auburn’s first movie fest

Things got rather Hitchcockian this past weekend at the Hitchcock Film Festival. The festival at the venerable State Theater was a big success, with five of the six offerings play ...

Media Life: Outlaw country’s Billy Joe Shaver OK’d to Party in the Park

Party in the Park has dodged a bullet. Outlaw country music legend Billy Joe Shaver’s appearance at the June 18 music fest in North Auburn had been in question last week because ...