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Media Life: 1960s classic TV, where are you?

AUBURN CA - Get ready for a time-tunnel experience that would put any cheesy Irwin Allen TV series to shame. Some of the classic, all-time series featuring a galaxy of mid-century ...

Media Life: Where is grave of Auburn pioneer WWII pilot that time forgot?

Media Life shed some well-deserved, long-overdue light recently on pioneer pilot Betty Wood of Auburn. Wood – a graduate of both Placer High and Sierra Junior College in Auburn ...

KCRA TV warns of DirecTV blockout

It’s not at the “I want my Channel 3” stage yet but Sacramento’s KCRA TV station is warning that some viewers may be left in the dark Jan. 1. KCRA’s parent company Hea ...

Media Life: Of NBC election dominance and The Most Interesting Man in Meadow Vista

There was one clear winner in the mid-term election and it’s really no surprise. KCRA 3 dominated the ratings with its Commitment 2010 election coverage. And while the Sacrament ...

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: TV Olympics, Auburn festivals, Newcastle celebrity sightings and channel changes

The Winter Olympics were big in this area, with plenty of local Sierra Nevada heroes coming from the Tahoe region. KCRA 3 took advantage of the Feb. 12 to 28 excitement to post som ...

Worst of storms, best of storms: TV news reports live from the Sierra

It’s standard local TV news fare as winter rolls in and the snow begins to pile up in the Sierra. Auburnites see the familiar microwave transmitter trucks slogging their way in t ...

Auburn’s Dave Carter to pop up Friday on “The Martha Stewart Show”

“The Martha Stewart Show” will welcome Auburn pop-up book creator David Carter on Friday. Carter will be showing Stewart the art of making a pop-up Christmas-tree lantern that ...

High-def anxiety: Digital switch could leave some Auburn viewers behind

Nearly everyone owns a TV. But many TV owners are unprepared for a change taking place in less than a year that could throw their prime time into personal turmoil. KCRA TV's Gene ...

Big in Auburn

Famous? Probably not, in the standard sense of the word. But over the course of several decades, Auburn's Brown family has had a knack of popping up on the pages of the Auburn Jou ...