Arts & Entertainment

Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...

Calendar of events for this week April 30 - May 6

Thursday, April 30 America’s ClayFest III Student Division Show is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, May 30 at Art League of Lincoln’s Art Center Ga ...

Sierra Nevada Winds presents “Journey to the British Isles”

The Sierra Nevada Winds’ next concert, “Journey to the British Isles,” will be on Saturday, May 9. The 7:30 p.m. concert will be at 7:30 p.m. at the Sierra Colleg ...

calendar of events for this week April 23 - 29

Calendar of Events   Thursday, April 23 “West Side Story” is presented at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday through April 25 at Del Oro Performing Arts ...

Flower Farm to host Celebration of the Arts event Sunday

The Flower Farm will host the work of 14 local artists and musicians Sunday during the monthly Celebration of the Arts in Loomis. The event will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday ...

Media Life: Auburn’s rich history subject of new book

Want a peek at the first-known image of Auburn? It’s a drawing by a fellow named Thomas Armstrong done in 1851. Nothing but a few wooden buildings and a denuded hillside. An ...

Calendar of events for this week April 16-22

Thursday, April 16 “West Side Story” shows at 7 p.m. at Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through April 25 at Del Oro Performing Arts Center, 3301 Taylor Road in Lo ...

Media Life: Auburn-created art now on U.S. postage stamp

Move over Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau. You have some illustrious company. Charbonneau, the son of Sacagawea and infant member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, was  Auburn&rsq ...

Loomis calendar of events April 9 - 15

Thursday, April 9 “Mary Poppins” auditions are from 6 to 9 tonight; 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday; and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at McLaughlin Studios, 3470 Swetzer Road i ...

Media Life: Historical haberdashery brings Auburn Civil War saga to life

Get the extra-thick and brightest-red felt tip pen out and mark a couple of dates on your calendar. One is April 1 – this coming Wednesday – and the other is April 9. ...

Calendar of events for this week Mar. 26 - Apr.1

Loomis Calendar   Thursday, March 26 Placer County Genealogical Society meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Placer County Library, Beecher Room. This month’s topic is ...

Downtown Auburn arts and event center to debut

Freshly rebranded and ready to start a new chapter, the newly renamed General Gomez Arts and Events Center officially debuts Saturday. In the Burns family for 130 years, the 808 L ...

Placer County library’s April 7 vote delayed

The planned April 7 vote at the Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting about a proposal to close the Meadow Vista and Loomis branch libraries will be delayed, in light of curre ...

Media Life: Auburn stuntman helping fulfill Evel Knievel dream

When a veteran stuntman tries to do what Evel Knievel famously attempted 41 years ago and fell short of, Auburn’s Gary Davis is the expert on all things death-defying called ...

Calendar of events for March 19 -25

Thursday, March 19 Newcastle School art show by fourth- to eighth-graders runs through April 15 at Umpqua Bank, 571 5th Street in Linc ...