History

Media Life: Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Worst Villains

Placer County has had its share of crime and criminals, but who are the baddest of the bad guys? This Top 5 list provides a glimpse into some of the most heinous crimes committed ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago June 1, 2006      Loomis remembered veterans during a Memorial Day ceremony at Del Oro ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago May 25, 2006      Baklava and chocolate-covered strawberries were among the many dishe ...

Media Life: All-Time Best of the Best Top 10 Auburn Musicians

Auburn has a rich musical past and present, attracting and nurturing talent that has reached out to wider audiences. The city’s long-gone Opera House could boast a visit in ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago May 18, 2006      Christy Jahlea Jahlou of Loomis has made a career out of making colo ...

Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Movie ‘Stars’ May Surprise You

After last week’s sometimes-controversial Top 5 All-Time Auburn Sports Stars rankings, Media Life is bravely going where no local journalist has gone before – ranking A ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago May 11, 2006      The Loomis Art Loop, a free studio tour, includes jeweler Doug Horto ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Sports Stars

Once upon a time, on a football field, baseball diamond, ski slope or track, Auburn could point with pride at an athlete who had risen in his or her sport to the upper echelons of ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago May 4, 2006      A Celebration of Life was held for Lloyd Lee Fox, 90, a member of the ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago April 27, 2006      James Edward Cruse, 76, passed away. A resident of Loomis since 19 ...

Media Life: 10 Who Made Auburn All The More 'Ausome'

What makes Auburn so unique and special to the people who live here – and the others who wish they did? Here are 10 names. A drop in  very large bucket. There are many ...

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10 Years Ago April 20, 2006      Dancers got into the swing at McLaughlin Studios in Loomis. Anne Johnson and Hunter Demaray taught Lindy Hop, a swing dance, ...

DeWitt earns official Historic Place status

A compound of World War II hospital buildings in North Auburn was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. The decision by the director of the National Park Ser ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago April 13, 2006      Becoming members of “The Banana Slug Club” are Loomis ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago April 6, 2006      Services were planned for Tessie Sakamoto, 90, a resident o ...