Lifestyle

Remembering Quarry Trail

Remember Quarry Trail? When was the last time you enjoyed the level, wide road that follows a 5.5-mile stretch of the Middle Fork of the American River from the Confluence in the A ...

Native plants can help improve soil

Getting tired of trying to shovel into that hard clay soil? Want better soil but tired of adding bag after bag of compost? Many native plants offer a positive, natural, long-lastin ...

Art through collaboration

The more the merrier. This idiom fits the Auburn Old Town Gallery’s art showcase for the month of October. Art on display will have been created by teams of artists. The show ...

Truckee River Legacy Trail

I was just going to go for a drive. I headed east up Interstate 80. I kept driving. Before I knew it, I saw signs for Truckee. I figured that was far enough and planned to turn aro ...

Seniors moved by classic music performance

Only a few notes into Cesar Cui’s “Berceuse and Badinage,” it started. Feet began to sway to the rhythm as the warm timbre of piano, layered with notes from the f ...

5 local bands take the stage at Odd Fellows

The sounds of live rock and roll will once again be echoing Oct. 5 throughout the historic Odd Fellows Lodge. The young upstarts at V is for Victory have put together another night ...

Coloma benefit for American River

Multi-platinum music of Nancy Cassidy with special guests Ed Tree and Jim Klotz will be at the Gold Trail Grange for a benefit. The event supports two organizations whose focus is ...

Media Life: Tesla sound, image forged in Placer County

  You could say that rock band Tesla’s sound and style is Made in Sacramento. And that would ultimately elicit few arguments. But it would only tell part of the story ...

Close shave with fame: Greek TV show beckons for Placer County barber

COLFAX — Gabriel Friedberg proudly displays sports memorabilia his friend and high-school classmate Tanner Vallejo has given him. And Vallejo, a Buffalo Bills linebacker, ev ...

Auburn’s Summer of ‘18 band branching out

For a few all-too-brief months, Brotherly Mud did double duty as Auburn’s answer to Will Rogers. The Auburn-based band took a line from the classic American humorist’s ...

The man behind the Auburn Journal camera

For the past two years, “Remember This?” has brought you a broad swath of nostalgia-filled photos from the Auburn Journals’ archives. The photos are there becaus ...

Art Deco Landmark Then. Auburn Shopping Plaza Now: Media Life

You may know it as the Auburn Town Center, a bustling business hub often brimming with parked cars just outside the orbit of the city’s Downtown. Just more than 40 years ...

Saving your garden’s cucumber seeds

My friend asks, “Can I use my cucumber seed for next year? These ‘cucs’ tasted better than any I have grown before. I’ll just dry them out and save them in ...