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Media Life: Newcastle night spot on track for rebirth

    Mike Antuzzi can reel off the various incarnations of a cavernous, near-empty brick building that is now filled from weathered floorboards to pressed-tin ceiling wi ...

Media Life: Mystery token from 1852 an Auburn Gold Rush find or fake?

  Sometimes history can give you a serious head fake. A Kalamazoo, Mich. history buff and coin collector was a recent recipient of one of those historical versions of a curv ...

Media Life:End of line for Auburn’s Pappy’s restaurant

The average lifespan of an American eatery is about seven years. Pappy’s Restaurant at the Victorian Village along Highway 49 in Auburn has stood the test of time, trend and ...

Media Life: Placer grad’s no-nonsense e-mail spreads from Wall Street to world

  AUBURN CA - Placer High grad Matt Ross’ straightforward e-mail request to a Wall Street financial firm for an internship continues to gain mileage over the worldwide ...

Media Life: New Year’s TV celebration finally gets California vibe

  AUBURN CA - It’s always been a trifle surreal to stay up late and then watch the good folks gathered in New York’s Times Square thousands of miles away help bri ...

Media Life: Epic Brazil journey for Placer High grad survives first leg

  AUBURN CA - A little bushier in the beard and a little thinner in the torso, Auburn’s Aaron Chervenak has been trekking and paddling his way for the past six weeks or ...

Media Life: Lance Armstrong a Hall of Famer or Shamer?

AUBURN CA - While Nike is jumping off the Lance Armstrong bandwagon and the cycling community has made the seven-time Tour de France winner a pariah after a massive doping report, ...

Media Life: Auburn’s hometown links come from near and far

It’s always interesting to hear from readers after putting your heart and soul into a Media Life column. Such was the case this past week when Alice Olguin took the time to send ...