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Another View: Audacious artists in action

At about 8:30 on Monday night, the Auburn City Council had just adjourned after a productive session mainly focused on carefully scrutinizing three alternative plans to build sidew ...

Browne takes walk on wild side with art

Rudy Browne, 70, is a Meadow Vista artist whose show, “Views of Nature,” is on display through the end of September at the Arts Building Gallery, located at 808 Lincoln Way in ...

Painters find menagerie of muses

Everyone’s got their favorite. Remember riding a carousel as a child and perusing the different animals before picking the one you wanted to ride? Sonja Hamilton’s watercolor ...

Placer supes OK $65 million in Foresthill Bridge contracts

Placer County’s Foresthill Bridge will be repainted and earthquake-proofed by a Martinez bridge construction company. Golden State Bridge Inc. submitted the lowest of five bids ...

Roseville mother-daughter invited to Smithsonian

For as long as they can remember, Pauline and Lilly Sakai wondered about the painting that hung upstairs in their Roseville home. All they really knew about it was that Lilly’s h ...

Sky-high retrofit: $71 million overhaul for Placer County’s Foresthill Bridge

190,000 bolts. Nearly a million-and-a-half pounds of plate steel. Paint to cover a million square feet. They’re astounding numbers but, then again, you’re dealing with the F ...

Media Life:Kinkade sheds light on his Auburn painting

It’s been 20 years since Painter of Light Thomas Kinkade completed the mini-epic “Auburn Centennial” and moved on, as it turned out, to a much bigger artistic arena. In fact ...

Painter of Light Kinkade was once painter of Auburn

Thomas Kinkade’s memories of “Auburn Centennial” are still as glowing as the light he famously infuses in his paintings. Examining the work he created 20 years ago on commis ...