Arts & Entertainment

Town getting ready for Saturday's Winterfest celebration

The Grinch didn’t quite steal Colfax’s Christmas, but vandals did almost ruin the decorations the Friends of the Library’s had installed in the gazebo at Roy Toms ...

Take a picture with Santa Claus

Thursday, Dec. 11 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 Fitness for Seniors, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays at Colfax Methodist Church, ...

Placer supes poised to name vacancy date for North Auburn WWII theater

Final departure day for tenants at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn on land targeted for a Costco could be June 30, under a plan to be considered Tuesday by the ...

Winterfest celebration set for Dec. 13

Thursday, Dec. 4 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 Fitness for Seniors, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays at Colfax Methodist Church, 5 ...

Media Life: Auburn filmmaker’s newest cuts through the noise

Expatriate Auburnite Brandon Vedder is on his way to playing an integral role in bringing another groundbreaking documentary to the big screen. Working with Pasadena indie filmmak ...

Lioness coat drive donations needed

Thursday, Nov. 27 Happy Thanksgiving! Friday, Nov. 28 Storytime from 10:30-11 a.m. at the Colfax Library, 2 W. Church St. 346-8211. Seniors First serves lunch Mondays, Wednesda ...

Media Life: The day Placer High’s basketball team took on mighty Stanford

Imagine Michael Jordan and his North Carolina Tar Heels teammates arriving in Auburn for a basketball game with … the Placer High Hillmen. It’s a gargantuan stretch o ...

Enjoy a turkey feast at community Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday

Thursday, Nov. 20 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 Fitness for Seniors, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays at Colfax Methodist Church, ...

Media Life: U.S. Hall of Fame honors for Auburn’s Olympic gold medalist

Add another golden achievement to Stacy Dragila’s Olympian list of accomplishments. And while her just-announced selection to this year’s class of inductees into the N ...

Greek tragedy puts human nature in the spotlight

Beginning tonight, the Colfax High School Performing Arts Department and students in the Creators of Riveting Entertainment program present “True Believers.” The play&n ...

Weekend events include plays, bingo, garden talk

Thursday, Nov. 13 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 Fitness for Seniors, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays at Colfax Methodist Church, ...

Media Life: Perry King’s “The Divide” poised for Cool ranch shoot in 2015

Perry King knows he’s stepping out of the Hollywood mold. But King, an actor who has found fame on TV’s “Riptide” and in notable films like “The Day ...

Autumn Art Tour is Saturday and Sunday

Thursday, Oct. 30 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 Fitness for Seniors, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays at Colfax Methodist Church, ...

Media Life: State Theatre work unearths long-lost 1930 art deco treasure

A vertically challenged genie? A variation on the theatrical “tragedy-comedy” mask, this time memorializing loud acting? A stylized tribute to Aztec culture run amok? ...

Chili cook-off stirs the pot for restoration of historic caboose

Cook up a five-gallon batch of chili and enter the Chili Cook-off challenge, coming to the Roy Toms Plaza parking lot on Sunday, Nov. 2. The event, to benefit the ongoing project ...