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Media Life: Homegrown Auburn film talent returns with “Mudbloods”

It’s a homecoming week of sorts for Auburn native Eric F. Martin and he’s bringing along his latest film to show at the State Theatre. Martin, Placer High Class of 200 ...

Another View: Change starts first within us

A few weeks ago I saw the movie “Unbroken.” This movie depicts the life of Olympian Louis Zamperini while he was a prisoner of war. Before going to the movie, I had h ...

Reader Input: What we feed our children matters

Wow, last evening I watched the “Fed Up” movie at the State Theatre. What an eye-opener it was for me. One point that is high on my list is that this is the first gen ...

Reader Input: Check that card allows local use

I would like to bring to the attention of everyone who purchases gift cards to be sure for the sake of the recipient, that the cards are redeemable at a convenient location. I, f ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Tests back on jail inmate who died; Fundraising begins to replace missing film plaque; Endurance committee holding trail safety meeting; AUSD superintendent search

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The toxicology tests have been returned in the death of an inmate at Placer County Jail. Reporter Gus Thomson will be writing about what was found and ...

Thief filches Auburn’s commemorative link to “Phenomenon”

 A link to Auburn’s major movie-making past has gone missing, and Old Town wants it back. John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Forest Whitaker and Kyra Sedgwick spent much of ...

Romance brewing at coffeehouse

For recent San Francisco State film school graduate Sara Godfrey, turning a passion into a career is family fun.   The Auburn resident is co-creating her first post ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn and its police come to a deal; court case updates and what’s up in Meadow Vista?

What we’re working on: Reporter Gus Thomson is writing about the Auburn City Council’s meeting earlier this week that saw Auburn police officers receive raises, and an ...

Media Life: Viewers guide to Placer’s “The Muppets” movie locations

If you’re seeing “The Muppets” movie now in theaters, keep an eye out for scenes that were shot in Placer County. The movie production crew was in the area this past year sho ...

Hopes, dreams, action on Auburn 3-D movie set

Plenty of hopes and dreams are coming together on an Auburn soundstage this week during the shooting of indie 3-D movie “Dark Truths.” Rising San Francisco rapper DeMarco Foste ...