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Looking Back from our archives for Jan. 29

1 YEAR AGO Jan. 30, 2014 – Burns brings local ingredients, hard work together at Café Zorro – When Scott Burns attended Placer High School in Auburn, and even a ...

‘Mortdecai’ should have done better

With every successive failure of a film, it becomes more baffling that Johnny Depp hasn’t starred in a movie directed by Wes Anderson. Anderson (“The Grand Budapest Ho ...

8 reasons a senior may have “sudden-onset” confusion

Ongoing confusion may be part of dementia. However, if “sudden-onset” confusion occurs, it may be due to one of the following:   Urinary tract infection (UT ...

Media Life: Auburn premieres local link to “All-American Makers”

A garage opens. The light from outside illuminates the screen. And a new show on the Science Channel debuts. At North Auburn’s DeWitt Theater, the audience at the local prem ...

Looking Back from our archives for Jan. 22

1 Year Ago Jan. 23, 2014 – Sewer system backs up building plans – Development in Loomis could slow to a stop without fixes to the half-century-old sewer system. The s ...

Volunteers needed for Sober Grad Night

A Jan. 13 email from the Del Oro Parent Club grabbed my attention. It invited parents of students in all grade levels to attend the next Sober Grad Night meeting. Although that m ...

We look good on paper

“When will you be back from your bike ride,” she asked.  “We leave at 8 and will be riding 50 miles. See you at 1” was his confident reply.  ...

Select DMV offices open Saturday for appointment made driver license tranactions

    Q:   I just paid my registration online, but forgot to change my address.  Can I go back online to make the correction so I can receive my registrati ...

Get help paying your Medicare costs

Did you know that you may be able to get help from your state paying your Medicare premiums? State-based Medicare Savings Programs also may pay Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) ...