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General Gomez was but one brand of Auburn’s hometown cigars

It’s been a while since I’ve smelled cigar smoke or seen a man puffing on a panatela, but there was a time before the Surgeon General’s report on the hazards of u ...

Hink Block a home to business for more than 100 years

The Hink Block has quietly served as one of the main anchors of Auburn businesses since the early 1900s  and yet we seldom think of it as a single major building. Instead we s ...

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 ...