STATE THEATER

Media Life: State Theatre work unearths long-lost 1930 art deco treasure

A vertically challenged genie? A variation on the theatrical “tragedy-comedy” mask, this time memorializing loud acting? A stylized tribute to Aztec culture run amok? ...

Media Life: Bigger venue means bigger acts for Auburn’s State Theatre

Going from 130 seats to 320 means the 84-year-old State Theatre will re-open this October with an upgrade in entertainment for audiences. The simple math of the matter is that whi ...

Survey says: Auburn wants plays, music at State Theatre

The demand will already have been established for live theater and music when Auburn’s expanded State Theatre reopens in October. Early results of a survey being conducted b ...

Auburn’s State Theatre expansion moving into home stretch

For electrical contractor Paul Reineck, the chance to work on rewiring the State Theatre in Downtown Auburn is a special one. Reineck said that he has memories going back decades ...

Reader Input: Letter misstates two key facts

In response to Mr. (Frank) Gau’s recent letter to the Journal (“Theater built for WWII temporary use,” Reader Input, April 8), I would like to correct him on a co ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Feb. 27 and March 6, 1964

Four jailed for passing forged check Four brothers and sisters – members of an old line Auburn family – were jailed on forgery charges this week. Booked at the coun ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Feb. 13 and 20, 1964

Traffic cloggers on Lincoln Way will be cited Police Chief Herschel Young announced this week that he has instructed his officers to give traffic citations to owners of cars who ...

Media Life: Filmmaker, Auburn start 2014 off right for struggling Haitian town

It was a special night in May for Placer High School alumni Brandon Vedder. Equally, it was a special night in two communities divided by geography but united in a common goal. Ve ...

Teichert Foundation donates to Auburn State Theatre expansion

  The Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center group has been awarded a $7,500 grant from Sacramento’s Teichert Foundation. In making the donation, a spokesman for the fou ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: New hiking spot in Auburn; Streetscape project continues; fairy hunt this weekend and spotlighting high school seniors

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...