Lifestyle

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lovely ladies

"I found this bevy of lovely ladies at the base of Stevens Trail near the American River in Colfax. Ladybugs, like reptiles, go dormant in the cold weather. This group is hudd ...

Cajun food in time for Mardi Gras

Happy Valentine’s Day to you all. I hope you have fun plans for dinner and you bought yourself flowers. I hope you are enjoying the eat healthy recipes I have been offering t ...

Colfax Theater changes ownership; meet and greet this Saturday

When Anna Locks-Morton was trying to find a theater that would host her 19-year-old son Sloane's musical, she had to look far and wide. She finally found it in the form of the ...

New I-80 safety feature: Center dividers

They’re part of the Interstate 80 landscape now. But in 1973, center dividers were a novel innovation along the freeway. The Auburn Journal’s John Trumbo visited the ...

Film shines light on Auburn’s ‘Poet Smith’

Streets have been named for him in his hometown, namely Poet Smith Drive and Smith Court. Auburn had a Clark Ashton Smith Day when his 100th birthday came around on Jan. 13, 1993. ...