Lifestyle

Cars on the street now. A train track then

It’s definitely one of Auburn’s oddest photographs. Two gentlemen - one garbed formally, the other appearing to have just completed stoking the boiler - pose in front ...

A Safeway rises in a sea of station wagons

The first thing you see - after the giant “E” being placed on the front of Auburn’s new Safeway store - is the plethora of station wagons in the parking lot. Tho ...

Hawaiian sounds come to Auburn

Highly awarded Hawaiian musicians Shawn Pimental and Lehua Kalima perform 7:30 p.m. March 9 at the State Theatre in Auburn. The duo bring an easy-going style, witty banter and dedi ...

Marching to musical memories

Auburn Winds, Auburn's official town band, presents its Spring Concert 3 p.m. March 3 at the State Theatre in downtown Auburn. Jim Kepfer will be conducting. The program ...

Early morning sunrise

"Photo taken off Indian Hill Road, Diamond Ridge subdivision," said Linda Rawson. "Sky on fire before storm."

Snow day

The weekend's storm prompted many to get their cameras and phones out, and send us photos of the snow. We enjoyed them so much that we decided to use this space to share them ...

Filling up for Fat Tuesday

I hope you all had a great Valentine’s Day. This week we continue our tour of Mardi Gras.. Yes, as I have said before after Christmas, it is my favorite holiday. Must be bec ...

Kim Douglass receives Scoop Thurman Award

When Sherrie Douglass gave birth to her daughter Leisha almost 22 years ago, she had to go right back to work. It was her husband Kim who came up with a childcare solution: he woul ...

60 years of marraige

Lorna and Dr. Mason Watson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 30, with 13 friends and family at Red Lobster. They took a Greyhound bus to Reno in a snow storm to take t ...

75th wedding anniversary

Alice and Bob Mutchler celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day. The Mutchlers have been Auburn residents since 1956. They owned ...

Queen tribute band champions Grass Valley stage

Miners Foundry Cultural Center presents the world’s premiere Queen tribute Band, Feb. 24, at the Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Building. One Night of Queen performed by Gary ...

Squaw Valley film makes statement on preservation

“Tahoe is nothing less than a recreational and spiritual utopia.”  This line is stated in the first few minutes of the film, “The Movie to Keep Squaw True. ...

The power of a fragrant flower

Not everyone loves strong floral garden perfumes, but most gardeners do. In these damp, dreary, cold winter days, I yearn for them. And more flowers are fragrant today because orna ...

Savory jelly tasty in marinades

This savory jelly adds delightful flavor to marinades and sauces. It can also be served with a cheese plate and appetizers, or used as a dipping sauce. The best pink color will res ...

Crisp and colorful

From winter comfort food to a crispy salad refresher or as spots of color in the garden, cabbage is a utility player in the vegetable world.  The green and purple heads found ...