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New style in Old Town: Carpe Vino celebrates a decade of dining

The effervescent glow of evenings in Old Town Auburn are reminiscent of Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Café Terrace on the Place du Forum.” The painter’s ...

The end of high school exit exams

At least 40 Auburn-area students who jumped all the hurdles to graduate from high school except one – the California High School exit exam – are now eligible to earn a ...

“A War” kicks off international film showcase series in Colfax

An Alta cabin owner and Lafayette computer business owner is adding the Colfax Theater to his international film showcase based in the San Francisco area. Efi Lubliner will now sh ...

Salmon-saving strategies clash in Auburn

Two different strategies are emerging in the effort to bring salmon and steelhead along the Auburn Ravine to Auburn. The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance and Auburn&rsq ...

Top 5 Signs The Drought Is Over That May Surprise You

Sneeze on. But keep that springtime smile. Tis the season for allergic wheezin’ – after four drought years that kept pollen counts lower than normal. It’s one o ...

PUHSD updates sex ed, residency policies

Changes may be made to high school policy regarding the teaching of sexual health and HIV and AIDS prevention. District trustees will consider the new policy, which reflects change ...

Burglar suspect arrested on Dana Court in Auburn

Auburn police have arrested a burglary suspect on Dana Court who allegedly had a handgun, computer and burglar tools in his car. At approximately 4:38 a.m. on Monday, police offic ...

HEALING VOICES’ documentary Friday brings mental-health awareness

“HEALING VOICES,” a mental-health documentary, premieres Friday at more than 120 theaters, including the Colfax Theater. Scott Herold, a retired emergency-room doctor ...

Colfax calendar, starting April 28

Thursday, April 28 Senior activities with artist Barbara Hoffman are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Methodist Church, 936 Stockton St. in Dutch Flat. Donations accepte ...

Foothills in poetry

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks -- Plutarch April is poetry month, and the Sierra foothills are rich with talented poets. To celebrate poetry month, ...

Dear Prince, It's such a shame our friendship had to end

The first time I danced with a boy it was in the cafeteria at E.V. Cain Middle School. It was eighth grade, the lights were low, he was tall, and I had my arms around his waist. It ...

New hirings as new Auburn concrete plant readies to open

In a clear sign of confidence the tide is turning on Placer County’s recession-pummeled construction industry, a long-closed concrete batch plant is poised to reopen. The 68 ...

Three arrests at rural Auburn cannabis oil lab

A “knock and talk” inspection at a rural Auburn house to determine compliance with medical marijuana laws has led to three arrests connected to the discovery of a honey ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Sports Stars

Once upon a time, on a football field, baseball diamond, ski slope or track, Auburn could point with pride at an athlete who had risen in his or her sport to the upper echelons of ...

Rock Creek leader named Educator of the Year

Her grandmother was a teacher, her mother was a teacher, and everyone in her family assumed she would become a teacher, too, but Suzanne Flint had other ideas as she headed off to ...