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Assembly of God to hold public anniversary celebration

Thursday, Sept. 4 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 American Legion Colfax Post 192 meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday ...

Colfax Assembly to celebrate 75 years of ministry this weekend

The US Assemblies of God celebrated its centennial anniversary in early August with thousands gathering at its Springfield, Mo. headquarters, representing 120 nations. T ...

Big fun, small joys of Gold Country Fair return to Auburn

The Gold Country Fair is back, a four-day annual celebration at the summer’s end that draws tens of thousands to Auburn’s fairgrounds on High Street. While fairgoers w ...

Auburn's State Theatre “Tear Down the Wall” project 80 percent complete

The State Theatre’s “Tear Down the Wall” expansion project is moving into the home stretch, with doors at the 84-year-old Lincoln Way movie house targeted to re-o ...

Media Life: Bigger venue means bigger acts for Auburn’s State Theatre

Going from 130 seats to 320 means the 84-year-old State Theatre will re-open this October with an upgrade in entertainment for audiences. The simple math of the matter is that whi ...

Plenty of alternatives to Mexican feather grass

It’s an airy plant that waves in the breeze on a warm summer day. Its long feathery stems create an interesting contrast in the landscape. It’s very maintenance friendl ...

Ask the Master Gardener: Mistletoe diverts vital water from trees during drought

Question: I have mistletoe growing in my oak tree. How do I get rid of it? Answer: Mistletoe is a parasitic plant that absorbs both water and nutrients from its host plant. It is ...

Railroad Days bring reminder of Colfax's strong link to freight, passenger transport

Back in the 1980s, Colfax used to celebrate Founder’s Day every year. Being that the town was developed by the railroad industry for the railroad industry, it only made sense ...

Pancake breakfast, Dutch Flat Community Center sale this weekend

Thursday, Aug. 28 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 American Legion Colfax Post 192 meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday ...

Media Life: Penryn-made product brings Batman’s Gotham City to life

The entire cast of the Fox TV series “Gotham” enjoyed the ride. So did the mayor of San Diego. In a business suit. And a business tucked away in the Placer County bur ...