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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 ...

Baldoni swims to new pool marks at Seattle

The Seattle University men’s swim team used nine event victories, including three which set a new Connolly Complex Pool record, to defeat Simon Fraser, 150-109, Saturday afte ...

Big game appetizers that will keep the huddle near the table

Time for the gridiron gladiators to face off in the championship game once again, and while some of us are excited about the game, many are excited about the ads and, in my case, t ...

Colfax calendar, starting Feb. 4

Thursday, Feb. 4 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. Inc ...

Colfax calendar, starting Feb. 4

Thursday, Feb. 4 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. Inc ...

Sweeping views: When in season, Manzanita Trail has blackberries, fig and wild grapes

One of my favorite views in the Auburn State Recreation Area is from the top of Stagecoach Trail via the Manzanita Trail. The bench at the top provides a view of all four bridges: ...

Sweeping views: When in season, Manzanita Trail has blackberries, fig and wild grapes

One of my favorite views in the Auburn State Recreation Area is from the top of Stagecoach Trail via the Manzanita Trail. The bench at the top provides a view of all four bridges: ...

She rocks classical: Cellist Tina Guo performs with the Auburn Symphony this weekend

Tina Guo is a classically-trained cellist. She also “shreds” with the heaviest of thrash metal bands. Think Slayer. Playing music was first obligatory, then organic, ...

Life imitates art, which imitates life, which then imitates art

Downtown Auburn’s beautiful State Theatre is going to feel like an intimate New York nightclub circa 1958 on Saturday night, as two of Northern California’s premiere ja ...

Media Life: Documentary, book focus on endurance

  Michigan Bluff’s Myles Smythe has melded a passion for running with a filmmaker’s drive to tell a story worth telling. The result is a new documentary called & ...

Colfax grad Iona Lofrano tagged All-American

Saying that Iona Lofrano made her presence felt — on and off the volleyball court — at Cal State Los Angeles the past four years would be a huge understatement. Lofra ...

Crab feed roundup

The aroma of crab will soon be in the air as the local crab feeds get to crackin’. Here is a round-up: Who: Newcastle Elementary School When: 6-11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5 ...

There is no longer a need to be crabby

When crab season was called off on the California coastline, it made me a little crabby, to say the least. Crab is one of my favorite ingredients. Having no crab season is like s ...