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So you want to start riding

In my last column, I wrote about the benefits of cycling vis-a-vis aging. I am guessing many of you have become inspired and want to start riding a bike before it’s too la ...

Media Life: Homegrown Auburn film talent returns with “Mudbloods”

It’s a homecoming week of sorts for Auburn native Eric F. Martin and he’s bringing along his latest film to show at the State Theatre. Martin, Placer High Class of 200 ...

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.  ...