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Auburn Placer High classroom fire cause still a mystery

  Nearly two weeks after a fire damaged a Placer High School art classroom, investigators are not releasing a cause. Auburn’s fire and police departments are both invo ...

Browne takes walk on wild side with art

Rudy Browne, 70, is a Meadow Vista artist whose show, “Views of Nature,” is on display through the end of September at the Arts Building Gallery, located at 808 Lincoln Way in ...

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 5 Guys and Dolls at 7 p.m., a Colfax High School student production, in the school theatre, 24995 Ben Taylor Road. Tickets $10, students $5. 346-2284. American Legio ...

Painters find menagerie of muses

Everyone’s got their favorite. Remember riding a carousel as a child and perusing the different animals before picking the one you wanted to ride? Sonja Hamilton’s watercolor ...

Stan's man of the hour at Arts Building

Art isn’t about pretty pictures for Stan Padilla. The Arts Building’s most senior artist-in-residence has big plans for his pieces, offering a modern take on ancient beliefs a ...

Artist empowered by pencils, paper

While many people see scraps of paper as something that should be recycled, Nikki Wade sees it as a canvas. “I was sitting in the pew right behind Nikki and watched her doodle so ...

Making the most with her hands

Rebecca Martinez doesn’t do dainty. Sure, you can fit one of her polymer clay creations in your hand, but those seemingly small pieces pack a wallop. “It’s not for everybody ...

Wine, chocolate, art served up by Soroptimists

Local artists have donated more than 50 items for the silent auction being held during Friday evening’s annual wine tasting with chocolate and appetizers. The evening will start ...