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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Colfax Lions to host 25th annual Crab Feed Jan. 30

A delicious crab dinner, friendly conversation and a good cause are some of the best reasons to attend the Colfax Lions Club’s 25th annual Crab Feed next week, said Lions vol ...

School district sees hike in elementary reading scores

While local elementary school teachers make sure students enjoy school, teachers also work to improve reading-comprehension skills. And last week, the verdict was clear: in a thre ...

Media Life: Silence proving golden for Auburn filmmaker

When we last heard from Brandon Vedder, the Placer High grad and ace cinematographer was fresh off the success of 2012 documentary “La Source” and deep into a new proje ...

Volunteers gain work experience and give back to community

For the young adults who volunteer to perform maintenance duties in two city locations, the work benefits their job resume and the Colfax community. As Achieve Independent Milesto ...

Placer County Sheriff’s detective to speak at “Human Trafficking” event Monday

When Det. Adam Cline delivers his talk Monday about local human trafficking, some parents may be surprised to learn that sex slaves could be girls from nearby towns. “It&rsq ...

Polar pioneer to share inspirational story in Auburn

  He’s walked to both the north and south poles, becoming the first to do so. Now polar explorer Robert Swan will be sharing his inspirational adventure – a jour ...

Media Life: 2016 Awards honor year of Auburncentricities

The Media Life “Lifey Awards,” presented each year for outstanding achievement in a column snippet, took on even more prestige this past year. A life-sized replica of ...

Santa leads double life as sports official

You’d better not pout. You’d better not cry. You’d better not elbow your opponent during a battle under the basket.   Santa may just blow the whistle o ...

Miniature world makes Auburn woman’s Christmas joyous

Imagine a world in miniature that bustles with activity, glistens with a nostalgic glow and lights up with Christmas spirit at the touch of a switch. Every year, Auburn’s Ma ...