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Media Life: California’s Auburn has plenty of company

Auburn. Think of the name for a moment. Not necessarily the word itself. Say it and hear how it sounds. It rolls easily off the tongue. It’s short and sweet. And there&rsqu ...

Compositions for a cause: Music for Humanity tuned for 27th year of giving

For the 27th year, musicians will donate their talent and time for a good cause. Music for Humanity is an event that benefits the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet, meals for The Gathe ...

‘Hearts A’Fire’ in Auburn

Love is in the air during Auburn Old Town Gallery’s “Hearts A’Fire” show. February is the month that artists show their passion for heart-themed works of ...

Tribute show honors Leonard Cohen

Paul Emery presents A Thousand Kisses Deep: The Songs of Leonard Cohen, a reprise of his triumphant tribute to one of the most fascinating and enigmatic singer/songwriters of the l ...

Girls bring Zeppelin experience to life

Zepparella, the San Francisco-based all female Led Zeppelin tribute band kicks off Mardi Gras weekend in with a live performance in Nevada City. More than just a tribute band, Ze ...

Taste of Malta

After I made timpana, I was asked to please do some more Maltese recipes. The timpana is pasta mixed with a tomato meat sauce then covered with flaky pastry dough and baked until ...

New in Old Town Auburn: Sierra Grill Old Town opens to much fanfare

On Monday, after several months of preparation – and anticipation – the stove was lit and the staff was fired up and ready for business at Sierra Grill Old Town. The ...

Colfax calendar, starting Feb. 11

Thursday, Feb. 11 Senior activities with artist Barbara Hoffman run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Methodist Church, 936 Stockton St. in Dutch Flat. Donations accepted. In ...

Colfax High School principal recovering after serious snowboarding accident

Colfax High School principal Paul Lundberg is recovering at home after a serious snowboarding accident on Feb. 1. Lundberg, 48, broke his back in four places and dislocated severa ...

Beta Sigma Phi gives donation

Beta Sigma Phi sorority’s recent luncheon included a donation of $1,500 to Acres of Hope, an Aubnrn-based nonprofit that provides a 24-month program for homeless women with c ...

Maki company earns president’s award

Maki Heating and Air Conditioning, an Auburn-based company since 1984, has won the president’s award from Carrier Corporation, manufacturer of heating and air conditioning un ...

Interesting people: Eight-week course features range of interesting local speakers

We have some of the most interesting people in our wonderful little city. There is something truly special about the Auburn area and its residents. And everyone has a story to t ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Top 5 all-time mysteries

The Marie Celeste. Jack the Ripper. The Zodiac Killer. Think too of pyramids, Stonehenge and Jimmy Hoffa. Everyone loves a mystery and there are scads to devote some time and cur ...

Auburn stage is gonna be lit: Terrapin Flyer, Electric Skeletons and Merry Pranksters blow into town Saturday

You know you’re a deadhead when you sell everything that won’t fit in your car and follow the Grateful Dead on tour for over 100 shows. You know the music is your pas ...

Jordan Balser logging key minutes at CSUEB

It wasn’t too long ago that Jordan Balser was carving up Pioneer Valley League hoop opposition with an assortment of drives to the basket, a deadly three-point shot from beyo ...