Arts & Entertainment

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 ...

Giant Statement: New murals electrify Downtown Auburn walls

Two new giant murals are now gracing the Downtown Auburn streetscape. Using robotics and specially formulated graffiti paint, Estonia-based SprayPrinter moved in Friday and Saturd ...

Picnic in the Park

Placer High alumni classes of 1940 through 1979 are invited to Picnic in the Park. Catch up on old times and brush up on the latest news with classmates. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 1 ...

Kids Triathlon is set for Sept. 15 at Rollins Reservoir

It’s time for the fifth annual Kids Triathlon on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Orchard Springs  Campground at Rollins Reservoir. The event begins at 8 a.m. and is open to k ...

Free flights at Auburn Airport

Chapter 526 of the EAA will hold a Young Eagles flight rally at the Auburn Municipal Airport Sept. 15. Volunteer pilots will be giving free airplane rides to children and young adu ...

Jurassic Encounter: Fun reigns at Auburn’s Gold Country Fair

The food and the fun, the farm animals and the excitement of the midway held Auburn in their grip at the Gold Country Fair this past week. And if there was one official food for a ...

Martin Sexton, Sam Lewis coming to State

Singer-songwriter Martin Sexton performs at the State Theatre in support of his ninth studio release, the critically acclaimed “Mixtape of the Open Road.” Syracuse-nat ...

Outdoor concert tunes up for free performance

A free outdoor concert will be present by the Auburn Symphony. Symphony in the Park will begin with an hour performance by Placer County Youth Orchestra at 6 p.m. The Auburn Symph ...

Ribs, chili cookoff in Auburn

Pull out the apron and light up the grill, the second annual All American Ribs and Chili Cookoff will take place Sept. 29. The event is not only serving up barbecue deliciousness ...

John Wesley is coming to Colfax

The founder of the Methodist Church, “John Wesley,” will be preaching at the Colfax Methodist Church this Sunday, Sept. 9, just as circuit riding preachers did 150 year ...

Big-screen canvas: New plus-size murals for Auburn

Gus Thomson photo Big-screen canvas Work started today on a new mural that will grace the High Street side of the State Theatre in Downtown Auburn. Rigging was set up by SprayPr ...

Spirit of Auburn BBQ returns with bold flavor

This year, the Auburn Rotary hosts its 36th annual Spirit of Auburn Barbecue fundraiser. This family-friendly event is the largest fundraiser of the year for the club. “It&r ...

This month’s ‘Coming Abstractions’

Explore form and color at Auburn Old Town Gallery’s “Coming Abstractions” this month. The show features artists who play with their medium of choice, creating abs ...