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Self-taught renowned pianist in Auburn

Bob Milne, considered to be the best ragtime/boogie-woogie pianist in the world, will perform his original scores to silent films by Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and others. Mil ...

Local trans bodybuilder featured in documentary

An Auburn native is one of the contestants featured in the documentary “Man Made.” There will be two film screenings, one at the State Theatre and one at Crocker Art ...

Auburn on Ice: New rink ready for skating

Ice skaters now have a surface in Auburn to show off their best hockey and figure-skating moves. On Wednesday, Boston-based Artificial Ice Events put down a 40-by-54-foot surface ...

Colfax Soroptimist Club sponsors Annual Soup Kitchen

For those attending the annual Winterfest Celebration on Dec. 8, the Colfax Soroptimist Soup Kitchen will be serving all-you-can-eat soups and garlic bread at the Sierra Vista Comm ...

Cooking by the cookbook

Well this is the week of the Mandarin Festival. Life is very busy getting everything ready. This week we feature recipe from the 2018 Mandarin Festival Cookbook. The cookbook will ...

Academy-award nominated actor in Placer film

Lights, cameras and action were taking place in Auburn last week as film crews came to the Auburn Ravine Terrace to shoot “The Talking Tree.” The film is directed by R ...

Holiday musical opens Nov. 30

“Scrooge the Musical,” based on Charles Dickens’ holiday classic “A Christmas Carol” will be produced by Placer County’s Take Note Troupe. &ldq ...

Still nuts for mandarins

Twenty-five years ago, the Newcastle Area Business Association started the Mandarin Festival in downtown Newcastle. The goal was to promote mandarin growing in Placer County. At th ...

Thanksgiving dinner fixings in food giveaway

Along with the bags of food, Thanksgiving dinner fixings will be included with the next United Way Food Access Saturday. The food program was originally created to help working i ...

5 reasons not to miss Auburn’s Veterans Day parade

It’s perhaps the Auburn community’s most emotional expression of respect and thanks and it happens every year on Veterans Day. The city’s Veterans Day parade dra ...

Colfax City Council Shaken Up; 4 new members

After a nail-biting election season that surprised most Colfax residents by its Grassroots nature, the preliminary results are in: four out of the five Colfax City Council members ...

Trio to perform blues, Latin vibes

The debut of StringShot featuring Roy Rogers, Badi Assad and Carlos Reyes will take place at the Grass Valley Elks Lodge on Nov.10 as part of The Center for the Arts OnTheGo series ...

More mouth-watering mandarin recipes

We continue our mandarin recipes. It is all open season now. Today our recipe takes us back to the very first Mandarin Festival Recipe Contest. Way back when the festival was still ...

9 short love stories told in Placer High play

Placer High’s latest drama production is about a small town far east of Auburn. “Almost, Maine” has nine different love stories that take place in a New England h ...