Lifestyle

Celebrating mandarins, those who grow them

Mandarin season is in full swing in Placer County. Farms growing the little citrus fruit are open for the season to visitors, however on Dec. 15 and 16, they will have special act ...

Christmas concert features Jerry Garcia music

Will your Christmas be “Jerry” and bright? A Grateful Dead-Jerry Garcia tribute holiday concert, Very Jerry Christmas VII, will take place at Auburn Odd Fellows Lodge ...

ARD receives donation from Auburn Moose

The Auburn Area Recreation and Park District (ARD), was the recipient of a $2,338 donation from the Auburn Moose Lodge No. 2264. This donation will go to ARD’s Youth Assistan ...

Free holiday concert by Auburn Winds

A holiday concert performed by Auburn’s official town band, The Auburn Winds, will take place next weekend. Hear Christmas music pieces: “An English Christmas,” ...

Meet Adam Rowe

Name: Adam Rowe Age: 22 City of residence: Loomis Education: California State University, Sacramento; major in criminal justice What do you do for Placer County Sheriff's O ...

Remembering the big 2011 snow storm

The Placer County Historical Society will be holding its bi-monthly dinner meeting 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Auburn Veterans Memorial Hall, 100 East St., Auburn. Guest speaker will b ...

Clarinet band to perform at Historic Courthouse

Twisted Licorice is a clarinet ensemble that started with players from the Auburn Winds. “We began getting together for sectional rehearsals to work on our full band music. ...

Diane Johnson and Glaidie Gorham turn 90

Auburn residents, Diane Johnson and Glaidie Gorham, celebrated their 90th birthdays together on Nov. 24. Family members and friends filled Glaidie’s home for the festive cele ...

‘Not dead yet:’ Classic Monty Python film shows at State

In their first feature film, Monty Python goes on a medieval quest. This 1975 cult classic is a slapstick comedy concerning the Arthurian legend, written and performed by the Monty ...

Colfax Winterfest includes fireworks show

“Winterfest is Colfax's way of starting and sharing the Christmas season; from the street vendors, with their Christmas fare, to our merchants showcasing their wares,&rdq ...

Holly jolly holiday treats

How we love the holiday time of the year. Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving and if you have any leftovers in the fridge, it is time to toss it out. And the bad news keeps rolli ...

Ex cons get a helping hand to rebuild life

Another chance. That is what Hope, Help and Healing gives to those who have just been released from jail and need to get their life back on track. Janece Murray, co founder of th ...

Goodbye to Auburn Chevys with tears, cynicism

Ex-employees said their goodbyes Wednesday to the suddenly shuttered Auburn Chevys as they commisserated together at the entrance with final paychecks in hand until shooed away by ...

Auburn Christmas parade a go with ‘a little rain’

A little rain won’t stop the Auburn Festival of Lights Parade on Saturday. That’s the word from the Auburn Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event’s chairman Steve G ...

Messiah Sing-along next week

The Auburn Symphony will present its annual Messiah Sing-along at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Placer High School Auditorium. This holiday tradition will showcase selections from Hande ...