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Rodeo clown is goodwill ambassador in baggy pants

In the world of rodeo, when you do good, you get a shiny silver buckle – not a trophy or a plaque. And rodeo clown Justin Rumford, who will be appearing next weekend at the ...

Placer Water pumps up drought strategy

Continuing to be wary of both the weather and potential new government water-cutback demands, the Placer County Water Agency is moving into the dry months of the year reasonably co ...

Auburn’s Boorinakis-Harper Ranch a State of Community honoree

In the same family for four generations and the lone working ranch within Auburn city limits, the Boorinakis-Harper Ranch off Dairy Road will receive the Friend of Agriculture awar ...

Media Life: Auburn’s rich history subject of new book

Want a peek at the first-known image of Auburn? It’s a drawing by a fellow named Thomas Armstrong done in 1851. Nothing but a few wooden buildings and a denuded hillside. An ...

ACLU out to teach Auburn traffic-stop smarts, rights

Got rights? The American Civil Liberties Union is intent on ensuring that Auburn-area residents know theirs in interactions with law enforcement. Volunteers trained by the civil ...

NFL Hall of Famer Jim Otto to appear at Auburn's Power Club Brewery for Monte Carlo Night

In his playing days for the Oakland Raiders, it wasn’t easy getting Jim Otto off the field. So hard, in fact, that the National Football League Hall of Fame center played a ...

The man behind the curtain

At one point in the “Wizard of Oz,”  the Cowardly Lion, about to do something he really doesn’t want to do, asks his cohorts to do one thing for him. &ldqu ...

Earth day in Colfax kicks off the Big Day of Giving

The Friends of the Colfax Library will be participating in the Big Day of Giving for the first time this year and will be kicking the event off on Earth Day. This Wednesday, April ...

Colfax caboose update

The historical caboose at Roy Toms Plaza in downtown Colfax is getting financial help from more than one source according to Tony Hesch, caboose project manager.  “When ...

Ladies prepare for change in Colfax VFW

Members of the Ladies Auxiliary are gearing up for change.   As ideas for leadership nominations are floating are the air - a commitment for the New Year indicates record num ...