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Media Life: Placer ag gets cooking on new TV food show

AUBURN CA - Placer County’s farm bounty could soon be getting some wider exposure if Auburn’s leading locavore has her way. Joanne Neft took the opportunity this week during a ...

Media Life: Taste of Auburn tantalizing global TV's tastebuds

Locavore activist Joanne Neft has snagged a share of the national spotlight for Auburn’s farm markets and the cookbook she co-authored “Placer County Real Food.” Neft and so ...

Media Life: Outlaw country’s Billy Joe Shaver poised to tell a story or three at Auburn gig

Pushing the music aside, which is Billy Joe Shaver’s main meal-ticket – and the reason audiences continue to soak up the 70-year-old Texan’s outlaw country sounds. Maybe Sha ...

Duran vs. Rockholm: Opponents not pulling any punches in Placer County supes race

It’s a tale of two campaigns as Rocky Rockholm and Jack Duran duke it out in the race for Roseville-area seat on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Duran, an attorney and R ...

Media buzzing over mandarin health benefits

With sniffles and coughs heralding the start of cold season, word of Placer County’s super fruit is going viral on a national scale. Placer County’s mandarin orange crop is fro ...

Beauty and the box

In perspective, a humble spruce box wrapped in a brassiere fitted in quite nicely Friday during the Outside the Box auction on Downtown Auburn’s Lincoln Way. Using oils, acrylic ...

Mandarin a day to keep allergies away?

Mandarins being promoted as a natural allergy fighter? For local agriculture proponents like Auburn’s Joanne Neft, the idea is tangible enough to push for scientific testing ...