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Auburn’s State Theatre wall comes tumbling down to make way for expansion

The plaster flew under the weight of the heavy hammer Tuesday in a breakthrough that supporters of the State Theatre in Downtown Auburn have been working toward for years. Tuesday ...

Twin poles transport walking ‘to the next level’

For 23 years until they retired in July, Richard Del Balso and his wife, Melanie Neeley, offered chiropractic care, sports training and injury care and injury prevention education ...

Media Life: Colfax set to relive its “Independent” movie memories

From time to time, a community gets a chance to go Hollywood and take part in a movie. Auburn’s had a few of those moments, most notably in 1995 when “Phenomenon” filmed ext ...

Media Life: Auburn’s late great Shanghai bar to open again for one day only

When Old Town Auburn’s Shanghai Bar closed after 109 years of operation five years ago this month, Richard Yue made a solemn vow. Some way, some day, the quirky watering hole of ...