Lifestyle

Signal Peak

Driving Interstate 80 east you may look out at the many peaks and wonder what it looks like from the top. I can tell you the view is awesome from the top of Signal Peak, one of the ...

Calling all trivia buffs

Head’s up, trivia addicts: The Auburn Branch of AAUW announces its eighth annual Trivia Bee March 30. Twenty teams of three will compete to see who knows the most about ...

Tuskegee Airmen subject of Navy League discussion

Lanelle Roberts Brent will be speaking about the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II at the next Placer County Council of the Navy League meeting. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. ...

Top six entertainment picks for January

Here are a half dozen entertainment picks to enjoy this month or reasons to not stay cooped up in the house because the weather is January outside. Inspiration from an epic hik ...

Canyon Theater: a deeper dive into the project

Editor’s note: This is the second part of an article we ran last week on the proposed Canyon Theater in Colfax. Last week we looked at the project itself and some of the pros ...

Resolution: Three healthy recipes for the new year

Are you still with me? Ten days into the new year and the new you. I am going to continue with some healthy recipes. If you missed last week, I had some health issues and have to t ...

Homemade valentines sought for veterans, first responders

Since 1999, the Colfax Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2003 Auxiliary has organized the collection of homemade “Valentines for Vets” for distribution to veterans at the R ...

‘Raising Arizona’ shows at State

The cult-classic film, “Raising Arizona” will be on the big screen again after more than 30 year from its release. In this 1987 Coen Brothers comedy, ex-con “Hi ...

Gypsy jazz comes to the foothills

Django Shredders will perform their gypsy-style jazz to the Besemer Concert Hall in Nevada City Jan. 13. “The Life and Times of Django Reinhardt,” performed by Alex C ...

Folky festival

Four folk bands will perform at The Mountain Folk Festival in Auburn. Performing are Manzanita, Jessica Malone, Brotherly Mud, and Jasmine Bailey. Manzanita Manzanita is an ...

Jessica Malone plays Georgetown

Jessica Malone, a northern Californian native will perform a concert at the Georgetown IOOF Hall. Malone is an award-winning singer/songwriter who was raised in the mountains of ...

Low on carbs, high on flavor

Happy New Year! It used to seem like 2019 was so far away and here it is. I hope you all had a great holiday and now it is January and we are all on diets. During the holidays I h ...

Mandapalooza hits Placer restaurants

The tangy taste and bright hues of Placer County’s mandarin crop will be front and center at participating restaurants starting Friday during the inaugural “Placer Cele ...

This was the year that was

Goodbye 2018. 2019? Bring it on. Media Life approaches the new year with journalistic gumption — ready to take on whatever the months to come dish out. Looking back on 2 ...

Norwegian folk music performed in Nevada City

Strings Concerts presents SVER playing grand Norwegian folk music at the historic Odd Fellows Lodge in downtown Nevada City. “With relentless energy and seductive spark the ...