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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 ...

Placer County Indian artifacts being returned to tribes

When the word came from Paiute Indians in Nevada that the tribe wanted several American Indian artifacts returned, the Placer County Museums division knew what to do next. The req ...

Lila Sasaki to share her internment experiences

Lila Sasaki will speak on her personal recollections of forced evacuation and encampment of persons of Japanese ancestry during World War II on March 31. A longtime resident of Ro ...

Media Life: Keeping Auburn weird not so difficult

When this column set out four years ago to Keep Auburn Weird, it seemed a daunting task. But after several speaking engagements in the area to back up the campaign, Auburn’s ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago March 30, 2006      A funeral was planned for Robert Harold Gade, a veteran of ...

DeWitt Hospital prescribed National Register of Historic Places status

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