Lifestyle

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 ...

Seeger tribute album released at benefit concert

Folksinger John McCutcheon returns to Grass Valley for his annual fundraiser concert benefiting community radio KVMR. McCutcheon's most recent release, "To Everyone in Al ...

Reception and recap of 2018

Art and artists will be celebrated at the next reception at the Auburn Old Town Gallery from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 18. Newest members of the gallery will be publicly welcomed: Dana Bile ...

Mandarins star in Placer restaurants’ menus

Mandarin season isn’t over just yet. A dozen restaurants in Placer County will be featuring dishes with the oh-so peelable fruit as the star for the Placer Celebrates Mandar ...

Cat rescue closing soon

The final days of the Friends Forever, A Cat Sanctuary are closing in. Cats are available for adoption through Jan. 15. Felines that have not found homes will be transported to se ...

Yuletide camellia

“A hungry bee is enjoying a beautiful yuletide camellia. Blooms from Halloween until Valentine's Day. A true Christmas miracle!” said Carol Strahle who submitted th ...

Day Hiker: Hum Bug Trail

The family joke: “Just another 20-minutes” started here. We drove out to the Hum Bug trail head. Just onto the trail from the parking lot we met a fellow hiker. We aske ...

1940s classic film set in chaotic newsroom

“His Girl Friday” will be the next film shown by Silver Screen Classic Movie Series. The 1940 movie features Rosalind Russell’s character who is done with the new ...

When Sinatra turned spotlight on Placer

The Auburn Journal archives this week yields one of a trove of celebrity photos from Lake Tahoe and Reno casinos that were mailed on a regular basis around 1980 to the newspaper, p ...

Brunch and dinner

The end of 2018 is upon us. This is the last Grazing with Gary for the year. I don’t know where the time has gone, seems like we were just celebrating the new year. I hope yo ...

Small-town feel at Newcastle Christmas celebration

Thursday, Dec. 13, experienced another town square full of merry Christmas students, parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles. The Newcastle Community Association group pulled off ...

Oldham reappointed as county health officer

Placer County Health Officer Dr. Robert Oldham has been reappointed to California’s Tobacco Education and Research Oversight Committee, where he has served since 2015. The l ...

10-year-old Loomis resident to perform with Auburn Symphony at Mondavi

The Auburn Symphony, now in its 31st season, will perform at the Mondavi Center at 3 p.m. on Jan. 20. This Masterworks concert will be conducted by Maestro Peter Jaffe, now in his ...