Sugar Plump Fairies

April showered in entertaining activities

Auburn’s entertainment scene has a spring in its step this month, offering plenty of fun throughout April. Film festival “Reel Classy Broads” is the theme for the Auburn Pl ...

Fairies offer fun and funding to community

An Auburn-based organization is using fun and outright silliness to bring smiles and funds to the local community. Meadow Vista resident Fran Haynes founded the Sugar Plump Fairi ...

Our View: Parade of Lights a wonderful event easily made better

Auburn’s Parade of Lights was an outstanding success, thanks to Chairman Steve Galyardt, the city and hundreds of participants and volunteers. It could be even better, though, w ...

Lights won’t be doused by rain

Auburn’s holiday lights will shine Saturday, even if it rains. Steve Galyardt, parade chairman, announced Thursday that the parade would go ahead as planned. “Starting this y ...

Festival celebrates fall classics

This year’s winning pumpkin is the biggest on record for the Auburn Community Festival and Placer County. Meadow Vista resident Keith Goodrich’s giant tipped the scales at 1,28 ...

Auburn Community Festival promises big pumpkins, politicos

The 14th Annual Auburn Community Festival explodes Saturday with an extravaganza of activity. Sheryl Petersen, the Recreation Services manager for the Auburn Recreation District, ...

Feats and treats

Cousins Adryan and Shelby Kindice participated in some friendly competition Saturday evening. Adryan, 11, and Shelby, 8, tested their hula-hooping skills in a contest held in the ...