Kelly Bennett

Alta Vista school gets the Lions share

The Auburn Host Lions are on the move again, this time with a new project focused on providing students at Alta Vista Community Charter elementary school with a pathway to nature t ...

How local schools spent their summer vacation

As students return to Auburn-area schools this week, they might notice a few changes, and we’re not talking about who got a new car or that so-and-so got their braces off. Ask ...

Auburn landscaper, volunteers transform E.V. Cain slope

By Gloria Young Home & Garden Bill Finkbeiner is best known in the community as an endurance runner. This year’s Western States will be his 50th 100-mile run. That includes 16 ...

Storm electrifies Auburn

Lightning struck more than once in Auburn Wednesday night. In fact, it struck 148 times in just the Tahoe National Forest, according to spokeswoman Mary Furney. “It’s a litt ...

Lab starts to rise on hill at E. V. Cain Middle School

E. V. Cain Middle School staff, students and supporters continue to breathe new life into an otherwise overlooked hill on campus. “Where it is, it was just wasted space,” Prin ...

Seen & Heard: Help brings life to Cain lab

Work on the E. V. Cain Middle School Life Lab is moving forward thanks to much help from the community. A&A Stepping Stone in Newcastle is showing their support of this great pro ...

Middle school to house its own life lab

Things are about to get dirty at E. V. Cain Middle School. After months of planning, applying for grants and seeking volunteers and donors, it’s time to begin transforming a hi ...