Lifestyle

Event encouraged those with mental illness

About two hundred people came to the State Theatre Dec. 4 for a special event designed to encourage those struggling with mental illness. Beautiful Minds Wellness, a nonprofit tha ...

Osborn Loop Trail

The Osborn Loop Trail is part of the 14-acre Empire Mine State Historic Park in Grass Valley. The trails are a runner’s dream. Well maintained and each trail intersecting ano ...

Veterans honored at E.V. Cain

AUBURN — Veterans in the Auburn community were honored by the E.V. Cain Service Club Dec. 7. The “Celebration in Honor of Service” featured a luncheon and choir p ...

Golf cart parade tees off holiday season

The Woodside Village Mobile Home Park got into the Christmas spirit with their annual light parade Friday night. Not quite as mighty as the Auburn’s Festival of Lights, but j ...

Caroling with Auburnaires and Navy League

The Navy League will sing Christmas carols with the Auburnaires. The Placer County Council of the Navy League will host the singing group at its monthly meeting beginning at 5:30 ...

Excitement builds in Colfax community for championship game

Over the years, talking to old timers in the Colfax area, three distinctive moments always seemed to come up when someone asked the question what’s the biggest thing to ever ...

C is for cookie, that's good enough for three (recipes)

Well, less than two weeks until Christmas! Where has the year gone? There is still a lot of time for office parties, Christmas parties and cookie exchanges. When I use to cater for ...

Annual soup kitchen feeds hundreds

The 31st annual Colfax Soroptimist Soup kitchen had Colfax area residents gathering and sharing a meal, and celebrating the beginning of the holiday season Dec. 8.   Soroptim ...

Celebrating mandarins, those who grow them

Mandarin season is in full swing in Placer County. Farms growing the little citrus fruit are open for the season to visitors, however on Dec. 15 and 16, they will have special act ...

Christmas concert features Jerry Garcia music

Will your Christmas be “Jerry” and bright? A Grateful Dead-Jerry Garcia tribute holiday concert, Very Jerry Christmas VII, will take place at Auburn Odd Fellows Lodge ...

ARD receives donation from Auburn Moose

The Auburn Area Recreation and Park District (ARD), was the recipient of a $2,338 donation from the Auburn Moose Lodge No. 2264. This donation will go to ARD’s Youth Assistan ...

Free holiday concert by Auburn Winds

A holiday concert performed by Auburn’s official town band, The Auburn Winds, will take place next weekend. Hear Christmas music pieces: “An English Christmas,” ...

Meet Adam Rowe

Name: Adam Rowe Age: 22 City of residence: Loomis Education: California State University, Sacramento; major in criminal justice What do you do for Placer County Sheriff's O ...

Remembering the big 2011 snow storm

The Placer County Historical Society will be holding its bi-monthly dinner meeting 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Auburn Veterans Memorial Hall, 100 East St., Auburn. Guest speaker will b ...