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Auburn Rec District wins MAC support to retain developer funds

Round One in a bid by Auburn Recreation District to hang on to $150,000 in developer fees that Placer County may spend elsewhere goes to the district. Scott Holbrook, a parks dist ...

Auburn Recreation District on collision course with Placer County over developer fees

The Auburn Recreation District is wading into a wrangle with Placer County over $150,000 in developer fees. The first blast coming the county way occurred at a Planning Commission ...

Media Life: Search for Placer County Olympics artifacts leads to puck mystery

A news story last week on Squaw Valley’s 1960 Olympic Games anniversary celebration next month highlighted the possibility that a puck from the big U.S. hockey win over the Sovie ...

Media Life: Surf-guitar king Dick Dale set for Auburn holiday show

The King of Surf Guitar is coming to Auburn. Dick Dale is playing the Auburn Event Center on Dec. 19, bringing a muscular, vibrato-laden wash of sound to the city for a first-time ...

Media Life: Auburn’s 49 Fire comeback sparks Party in the Park special edition

The forces of good are at work to give Auburn a break from the craziness of the 49 Fire and its aftermath. Plans are being made to put on a show similar to this past June’s Part ...

Media Life:Auburn park’s Nobel Prize-winning donor has dark side

No doubt about it. William Shockley was one of the smartest humans on the planet. He was the co-winner of a Nobel Prize in 1956 for his groundbreaking work on transistors and Time ...

Media Life: Auburn’s historic State Theater starts booking live shows

The big, bold neon sign has been bathing Lincoln Way in pastel hues since last summer and work has been taking place inside the State Theater since early this year. You had to kno ...

Media Life: Roster for Auburn’s premier outdoor show complete

The Party in the Park table has now been set.Scott Holbrook, the party’s musically astute founder and self-described pied piper, said he’s thrilled to announce that Sac ...

Power of reggae trumps power difficulties at Auburn's Party in the Park

Forget Jamaica. Auburn was World Reggae Central Friday night as some of the biggest names in the musical genre played for a Party in the Park crowd estimated at more than 3,000 peo ...