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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Nov. 27, 2008 The first-grade classes of Carolyn Basque and Kathryn Leupp were preparing for a Tha ...

Thriving Champ's hotspot then; Auburn I-80 offramp now

Media Life’s “Then & Now” installment this week takes you to a place where thoughts of coronary bypasses took a holiday and good times abounded. Picture this ...

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10 Years Ago Nov. 20, 2008 The Rocklin/Loomis Rotary Club will team with the Unite for Sight organization and Del Oro High School graduate Ali Sambucetti to help with hundreds o ...

Newcastle packing shed ravaged by fire

May 1973 was a hot one — 90 degrees by 3 p.m. Workers at one of Newcastle’s biggest employers — Modular Homes Inc. — were still on the job at that time. A ...

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Looking Back Column By Howard Stitt LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Nov. 13, 2008 The three remaining World War II veterans of t ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Nov. 6, 2008     Riding in the Homecoming Parade were Del Oro's 2008 Home ...

Goldie Hawn takes Auburn by storm

Goldie Hawn’s movie “Protocol” was the talk of the town in 1984 after filming that year in Old Town Auburn. Behind the Auburn Journal lens to record the shoot fo ...

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt

10 Years Ago Oct. 30, 2008 Preparing for the 2008 Del Oro High School Homecoming festivities include leadership students Cali Evans, Dani Fernandez and Emily Mattevi. This year& ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Oct. 23, 2008 Franklin School parent Cheryl McNabb is on a mission to bring hands-on learning duri ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Oct. 16, 2008 A Celebration of Life was planned for Jack Fletcher, 86, a native of Ada, Oklahoma. ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Oct. 9, 2008     Del Oro High School students are energizing voices of the 200 ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Oct. 2, 2008 Elizabeth Ann Schweigert, a resident of Loomis for more than 50 years, passed away at ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Sept. 25, 2008 A Celebration of Life will be held for Jennifer (Jenny) Lynn McCartney, 59, a longt ...

Placer Museums recruiting for volunteer docents

Do you have passion for Placer County’s history or always wanted to learn more about it? Do you like interacting with people? Placer County Museums is currently recruiting vo ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Sept. 18, 2008     Brooke Haydu, Randy Nemeth, Jennifer Vargas, Jonathon Rhode ...