Lifestyle

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 ...

Gobs of gorgeous gourds

When Fowler Ranch owners Denise and Mason Moore planted a pumpkin patch in 2014, it was for family and friends to enjoy. It was such a success, they decided to open it to the publi ...

Kershner announces Auburn City Council candidacy

Downtown Auburn business owner and philanthropist Christopher Kershner has announced his candidacy for Auburn City Council with an official campaign video and charity fundraiser co ...

Ken Drake celebrates 100

Ken Drake celebrated his 100 year birthday  Sept. 6. He has been a resident at Solstice Senior Living in Auburn for two years. For his centennial, Drake was surrounded by fami ...

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 ...

Pastas of the seven seas

Well, this week I celebrate with you my one-year anniversary doing the recipes for the Auburn Journal. It started out as a chance to promote the Mandarin Festival with recipes but ...

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 ...

Commemorating the history of the railroad in Colfax

If the tracks of the transcontinental railroad had not been laid on the rocky soil of Colfax in 1865, the town would be a different place with a different name. President Abraham ...

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 ...

Talking tomatoes

Grower Dave Faoro loves gardening but he has a special affinity for tomatoes. At his Veneto Gardens in Newcastle, he tends nearly 60 varieties of all shapes and sizes. “Tha ...