musician

Who has the working poor's back?

I am a 58-year-old part-time teacher and performing musician. I work as a music instructor in three school districts, one community college and two charters. I receive no benefits ...

Auburn musician inspired by everything from Prince to Debussy

Auburn resident Aaron Gayden, 42, thought he would play the flute when he was younger, but found his love of music through the piano. Gayden grew up in the Los Angeles Basin and m ...

Pulled toward homelessness

After a life living, working and thriving on the fringes of a California economy that nurtured his creativity and free spirit, David Putnam has now dropped off the edge. A carpent ...