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Media Life: Perry King’s “The Divide” poised for Cool ranch shoot in 2015

Perry King knows he’s stepping out of the Hollywood mold. But King, an actor who has found fame on TV’s “Riptide” and in notable films like “The Day ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, March 12 and 19, 1964

Trustees ban book on parents’ demand More than 20 men and women, most of them parents of students at Placer High School, figuratively and almost literally threw a book at t ...

Another View: Roller-coaster of creativity is a wild ride

Mark Twain once wrote: “To get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement. To condense the diffused light of a page of thought into the luminous flash of a singl ...

Media Life: Filmmaker, Auburn start 2014 off right for struggling Haitian town

It was a special night in May for Placer High School alumni Brandon Vedder. Equally, it was a special night in two communities divided by geography but united in a common goal. Ve ...

Media Life: Auburn product’s first novel evolves from hard sell to softcover

  Already a critical success in a hardback edition that was marketed on a global scale by a prestigious publishing house, Newcastle resident and Placer High School grad Chris ...

Local author giving voice to characters

Renee Chambliss knows there’s no shortage of authors out there. Chambliss, an Auburnite, spent the past couple years writing her first book, a self-published novel called “Drea ...

Bookshop co-owner a published author

James Van Eaton loves books — he likes to read them, he likes to sell them and he likes to write them. The Auburn resident got his first job in a bookstore — at Ames in Grass ...