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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 ...

1970s black comedy, ‘Harold and Maude’ on screen at State

Notorious black comedy “Harold and Maude” caused an uproar of controversy during its initial 1971 release and has since become a cult classic. The film will show 47 yea ...

Thriving Champ's hotspot then; Auburn I-80 offramp now

Media Life’s “Then & Now” installment this week takes you to a place where thoughts of coronary bypasses took a holiday and good times abounded. Picture this ...

Vet parade honors WWI war hero

Richard W. Townsend has been named Auburn’s 2018 Veterans Day Parade Grand Marshal. For those who have not heard this name, Townsend was an American combat veteran killed ear ...

Day Hiker: Eagle Falls Trail

Fall in Tahoe! You owe it to yourself to take the drive up Interstate 80 east to Highway 89 south toward the west side of Lake Tahoe. Just past Vikingsholm, look for the Eagle Fall ...

Art tour expected to draw thousands

If a picture paints a thousand words, then the 100-plus artists on the Placer Artists Studios Tour should bring to mind volumes of text. The studios tour takes place next week fea ...

Newcastle packing shed ravaged by fire

May 1973 was a hot one — 90 degrees by 3 p.m. Workers at one of Newcastle’s biggest employers — Modular Homes Inc. — were still on the job at that time. A ...

Colfax High readies for Christmas production

We asked a few questions with Trish Adair Gardiner, director of the drama department  at Colfax High School about its upcoming production. The answers follow. Written in 19 ...

Mad about mandarins

Grazing with Gary Well, we made it to November and that means my hat changes to mandarins! Yes the first of the mandarins have made their way to the farmers’ market, The Man ...

Auburn's Halloweird and Hallowonderful

Gus Thomson photos Old Town and Downtown Auburn streets came alive - or undead, as it were - this afternoon as the Halloween trick-or-treat set converged on businesses handing out ...