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Video builds awareness of homeless

Ryan Frew’s video, “Life Is Mandatory,” was shown at the State Theatre last Saturday. It was a great success. Two showings were scheduled but a third one had to be added beca ...

PG&E delivered for State Theater

Last Thursday (April 5) the power went off at the State Theater building due to a failed PG&E transformer. We had a series of very important meetings scheduled for Friday morning. ...

City clerk debate continues

Residents have differing opinions about whether or not the city of Auburn should have an elected city clerk and city treasurer, and a City Council vote helped spur on the debate. ...

Another View: State Theater an audience and business magnet

In the July 9 Our View, “Auburn must get real to win business,” you acknowledged the newly refurbished State Theater as “an attractive addition (to the Downtown).” We than ...

Street party in works

Auburnites will soon be able to attend a free party for a great cause. The party, which is tentatively set for Sept. 18, would be a themed extravaganza to help raise funds for the ...

Free movies and family fun

Auburn Movie Night will offer families a fun, free experience this summer. Councilman Dr. Bill Kirby said the event is another exciting way to get the community to come together in ...

Experience it live

After a 30-year absence, live performances are coming back to the State Theater. The Downtown Auburn theater has been the focus of a community-wide volunteer effort to re-create ...

Performing arts center group receives $10,000 grant

The Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center (APPAC) is the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Union Pacific Foundation. Announcement of the grant was made at this week’s Auburn C ...

State Theater’s live-music comeback draws full house and warm welcome

Auburn’s State Theater got its groove back Sunday, presenting live entertainment for the first time in what is believed to be at least a half century. The 79-year-old Downtown A ...

State of the State Theater — Unveiled plan would include wide variety of entertainment

A 447-seat State Theater in Auburn would be ready to welcome a range of entertainers from Crystal Gale to the Flying Karamazov Brothers, a San Francisco consultant suggests. Other ...