Independence Day

Families, friends have good old time in Old Town Auburn

Upon walking into the Old Town Auburn July 4 celebration, children could be seen racing each other in gunny sacks, slurping snow cones and climbing a very slippery pole to a cash p ...

Thank God for all our great blessings

Once again the Placer Pops Chorale gave an outstanding performance entitled, ?Celebrate the Glory of America.? It was held at the Auburn Library Garden Theater. They perform every ...

Independence Day festivities abound in Auburn

On Independence Day, one can be sure to be surrounded by cheering as parades go by, the explosive sensation of fireworks, the sweet smoky smell of barbecues and a general sentiment ...

Party it up Uncle Sam style for the Fourth

Are you trying to get the most red, white and blue possible for Independence Day? There are plenty of patriotic parties planned this weekend. Homeland Homeland is a trio of free ...

Local mom sends ‘a little touch of home’ to soldiers

Dee Rein is the group leader of Operation: MOM in Placer County. The local chapter of the nation-wide organization sends 100 packages every month to soldiers serving overseas. Q: ...

Prepare for some patriotic partying

There are plenty of Independence Day weekend festivities planned around the region. Plan on celebrating America with friends and neighbors at any or all of the following events. ...

Another View: What could be more patriotic than shopping local?

If you didn’t notice, Auburn has come alive with the arrival of warmer weather. The damp, gray spring that never seemed to leave only intensified our appreciation for sunshine ...

A little ‘fore’ of July fun

If you’re a golfer, I hope you get a bang out of this cryptogram created with golf terms around the phrase Independence Day, July 4 in order to celebrate our national birthday th ...

Local July 4 parties a slice of Americana

With Independence Day weekend right around the corner, now’s a good time to start planning your Fourth of July festivities. There’s quite a bit of patriotic flair planned for ...