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Media Life: Legendary Colfax roadhouse reborn as Auburn eatery

A legend in Interstate 80 corridor dining and a business with an oh-so-catchy name, Dingus McGee’s eatery is back and Auburn has it. Located for almost 30 years in Colfax, Dingu ...

Media Life: Sickle slayer shattered peace of summer of 1971

Let’s set the Media Life time machine back 40 years ago to the summer of 1971 in Auburn and examine one of the most disturbing murder cases in the annals of area crime history. ...

Media Life: Tale of three bears adds to Western States 100 mystique

Add a protective mama bear and two cubs to the legend and lore of the Western States 100. But don’t expect the trio of bad-news bruins to lumber off into the sunset just yet. The ...

Media Life: Colfax High grad’s new book perks up Starbucks CEO

When you’re getting high praise from the likes of Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, there has to be a reason. For Peter Sims – author, speaker, entrepreneur and Colfax High School ...

Media Life: It’s been a wonderful Media Life in 2010

In the spirit of the Christmas holidays, here’s a look back at some of Media Life's highlights over the past 12 months: Reese reaches millions Pro angler Skeet Reese featured o ...

Media Life: TV newswoman’s restaurant enterprise spawns move into salsa

Bay Area TV reporter Jodi Hernandez isn’t about to give up her day job with KNTV. But Hernandez, a Colfax High School graduate who grew up in Auburn, has taken recent national e ...

Media Life: The Who’s Super Bowl show spotlights tribute to Colfax composer

You may know it as “Teenage Wasteland.” But the name of rock band The Who’s most timeless hit is actually “Baba O’Riley.” With CSI playing the heck out of it at the s ...

Media Life: Roster for Auburn’s premier outdoor show complete

The Party in the Park table has now been set.Scott Holbrook, the party’s musically astute founder and self-described pied piper, said he’s thrilled to announce that Sac ...

And the Media Life awards for 2008 go to …

They may not be the Oscars, but in their own way, these “Lifers” are a deserving way to end the year with some local honors, in a Media Life kind of way. So join us now at the ...

Media Life:Colfax cinematographer in middle of Mumbai hotel terror

Colfax expatriate Joshua Reis went to India to shoot a TV travelogue but ended up barricaded in Mumbai’s Taj Mahal Hotel ballroom during last week’s terrorist attack. Reis, a ...