Sheryl Petersen

Reader Input: Spokely brings civil discourse

Auburn has some of the most involved, dedicated and hardworking community members I’ve had the opportunity to work with. Matt Spokely is a past president of our local recre ...

Getting friendly with fresh air

Summer is eagerly awaited by kids and sometimes dreaded by parents, but with Auburn’s large number of summer activities, the season can be stress-free for everyone. During ...

Nothing trivial about this fundraiser

The Auburn Branch of AAUW held its third annual Trivia Bee fundraiser for our scholarship program on March 29. We had a rousing, happy, entertaining time, especially two-time winne ...

Sweetheart Sock Hop offers variety of ’50s fun

The Auburn Recreation District will be hosting its first-ever Sweetheart Sock Hop on Feb. 15, complete with 24-hour “weddings” officiated by Placer County Supervisor Je ...

The hounds are coming to town

This town is going to the dogs. At least for one day it is. Saturday is Happy Tails Dog Day in the Park, Auburn’s Recreation Park to be exact, and all pedigrees of pooch ar ...

Golf program gives kids a head start on game basics

It took just one day on the course at St. Andrews in Scotland — the birthplace of golf — and Phil Green was hooked. “That just set it in stone what I was gong t ...

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 ...

Local senior learned lesson of giving back early

Great, great granddaughter of a Placerville hanging judge, Paula Leahy is no stranger to the area. Her family goes back to the vigilante days in Placerville where her mother was th ...

Heat wave bringing triple digits through the weekend

The heat wave that’s kept the Midwest sweltering for the past few weeks is headed this way, bringing triple digits at least through the weekend. “The ridge is moving back west ...