Arts & Entertainment

No “King of the Nerds” title for Bear River grad

It was close but no crown for “King of the Nerds” reality TV game show contestant Kaitlin Spak. The 2005 Bear River High School grad’s rise through the ranks on ...

Media Life: Auburn syrah in wine mag winner’s circle

Forgive Wine Spectator magazine for pouring on some poetic license to top off its enthusiastic review of an Auburn wine. But when it’s from racecar driver Scott Pruett&rsquo ...

Calendar of events for March 12 - 18

Thursday, March 12   Buttons ‘n’ Bows Square Dance Club meets from 7to 9 p.m. Thursdays at Rock Creek Elementary School,& ...

Rustic, high tech mesh in new KVMR radio station building

A radio station in Nevada City, with a loyal following in the Auburn area, KVMR has moved into new, distinctive digs that are funky on the outside – in keeping with its Nevad ...

Media Life: Auburn stunt guru aids Marvel Universe Live!

Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena will be welcoming one of the biggest, boldest and baddest bits of bombast seen in this area for quite some time when “Marvel Universe Liv ...

Calendar of events for this week March 5 - 11

Thursday, March 5    “Seussical Jr.” plays at 6:30 p.m. tonight and 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Placer Elementary School, 8650 Horseshoe Bar Road in Loomi ...

Placer Elementary School presents

Placer Elementary School presents the musical, “Seussical Jr.” This show combines several Dr. Seuss stories Showtime is 6:30 p.m. March 5, 7 p.m. March 6  and Marc ...

Bear River High grad competes on “King of the Nerds” reality TV show

Bear River High School grad Kaitlin Spak has proven her nerdiness on the TBS reality series “King of the Nerds,” surviving several rounds of competition. Spak, 26, sta ...

Media Life: Movie, TV memories anchor Auburn man’s richly textured life

Open any door in Auburn – with permission of course – and there’s a story behind worth hearing. Perhaps many more. Over the past decade, Media Life has been a ch ...

Dorothy and her friends visit Loomis on March 7

Greentree Children’s Ballet Company will perform “The Wizard of Oz” at Del Oro Theater at 7 p.m. March 7. Greentree Children’s Ballet Company is a nonprofi ...