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Media Life: Auburn producer springboards from “Deadliest Catch” to global 3D event

Auburn’s Doug Stanley has left “Deadliest Catch” behind to start his own production company and he already has a big fish on the end of his line. Stanley’s Ridgeline Enter ...

Media Life: Seldom-viewed 1943 mural paints picture of Auburn’s past

The geniuses who decided to gut Auburn’s State Theater in the early 1970s and make it a twin-screen theater did at least one thing right. They kept a mural depicting Auburn near ...

Media Life: Pioneer World War II pilot Betty Wood forgotten in Auburn

From time to time, this reporter would bump into a sun-splashed photo of Betty Wood and her story – or at least the partial one that was available at the time. It’s in a bound ...

Media Life: Cool, quintuple killer left mark on Placer crime annals

In the world of high crimes and misdemeanors, baby-faced quintuple killer Ray Latshaw tops an ignominious list in Placer County. The recent retirement of District Attorney Brad Fe ...

Media Life: It’s been a wonderful Media Life in 2010

In the spirit of the Christmas holidays, here’s a look back at some of Media Life's highlights over the past 12 months: Reese reaches millions Pro angler Skeet Reese featured o ...

Media Life: TV newswoman’s restaurant enterprise spawns move into salsa

Bay Area TV reporter Jodi Hernandez isn’t about to give up her day job with KNTV. But Hernandez, a Colfax High School graduate who grew up in Auburn, has taken recent national e ...

Media Life: Placer’s forest, rail past finds form in book, exhibit

One of the more respected history experts in the Auburn area has just come out with a new book and “Romantic Tahoe” is a labor of love that should be of particular interest in ...

Media Life: Auburn’s State Theater head count bodes well for future

The State Theater has had many more hits than misses in the less than 20-month time-span since it opened its doors for live shows and films. For a venue that can smoosh in a maxim ...

Media Life: Auburn 49 Fire hero wins big on TV’s “Wipeout”

Corey Kilroy’s heroism during the 49 Fire has turned into a springboard for some nationwide TV fame and a win on the wacky, obstacle course show “Wipeout.” A 30-year-old Plac ...

Media Life: Placer County hunter, angler hosts Versus reality TV show

By day, Jamie Susslin of Loomis is passionate about selling real estate. But in her off hours, she’s hunting and fishing up a storm internationally. Susslin is now sharing that ...

Media Life: Brad Johnson is Auburn’s best-known actor you’ve never heard of

Auburn’s best-known actor is someone most people have never heard of. But they should. His name is Brad Johnson. He was raised in Auburn and went to Placer High School. But his ...

Media Life: Auburn singer-songwriter takes honest route on new release

Songwriter smarts. You’re either gifted with them or you’re not. Auburn’s Tracey Adamis is and she’s sharing that gift on “Sometimes Life Is Fair,” a new, independentl ...

Media Life: “Protocol” showing to bring back memorable Auburn movie moment

Rolling the 1984 Goldie Hawn movie “Protocol” will also give Auburn a chance to roll out the memories. “Protocol” will be screened under the stars starting at about 9 p.m. ...

Media Life: Auburn had a chance for much more than a glance of Lance

Retired pro triathlete Brad Kearns is joking that he’ll be selling information on his super-secret viewing spot for Sunday’s Amgen Tour of California event on the streets of Au ...

Media Life: Auburn, Roseville Golden Age theaters rising again as movie venues

Burnished balustrades. Shadowy balconies. Thick velvet curtains. The essence of buttered popcorn wafting through the air. The muffled clacking of a projector. Dust speckles shining ...