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Media Life: Auburnite’s L.A. band Saint Motel signs with major label

Former Auburn resident Greg Erwin’s music career has just shifted into overdrive. Erwin’s band Saint Motel has signed a recording contract with Parlophone, a storied l ...

What a wonderful surprise

The Assistance League Thrift Shop in Fiddler Green Plaza receives many generous donations, but the gift of $100 cash left with the boxes and bags of items on Saturday was a first. ...

Recognition, appreciation for Chem Dry

On April 28, Chem Dry of Auburn removed a large spot from the carpet of the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet free of charge. Evidently some unknown item had been spilled on the car ...

Local youth named State Ambassador for California 4-H

Andrew Wood of Auburn, an active member in 4-H for nine years, was recently chosen as a State Ambassador for California 4-H. Andrew is the president of the Gold Country 4-H Club in ...

Media Life: Sierra’s 1957 lost Lockheed mystery, Auburn’s Lost Rocker find new life

The deep nooks and crannies of the Sierra Nevada hold their share of mysteries. And one of the strangest unfolded in the spring and summer of 1957, when Lt. David Steeves emerged ...

This love story still going strong

It was a hot Mother’s Day on May 14 in 1939. The bride, Clarella was dressed in a white satin gown with a flowing train. She carried a Bible and lilies of the valley, escorte ...

Thwack duo helps supply young archers

Ben McDonald and Caden Hollmer are Thwack Archery, two 12-year-old entrepreneurs who handcraft bows and arrows for kids. The pair launched their business with a booth at the Ultima ...

Welcoming two new Eagle Scouts

An Eagle Court of Awards was held in Dec. 14, 2013 when Troop 19 Scouts Sean Wolfe, left, and Richard Hazard received their Eagle Rank. Richard’s Eagle project at Bowman Scho ...

Media Life: 1860s rails, films and history mysteries crowd the column

Newcastle’s rail history brain trust Chris Graves will be setting down some historic artifacts from the early Central Pacific days for the public’s perusal on Sunday du ...

Theresa Wood takes part in State Geography Bee

Theresa Wood of Auburn participated in the California State National Geographic Bee on April 4 at California State University, Fresno. Bees were held in schools with fourth throu ...