History

Media Life: R&B pioneer’s grave marker turns up in Auburn

It’s a mystery that has Auburn’s Brianna Rubio perplexed. Actually, many people. It started with the discovery of a grave marker in the yard of a North Auburn property ...

Media Life: Auburn’s rich history subject of new book

Want a peek at the first-known image of Auburn? It’s a drawing by a fellow named Thomas Armstrong done in 1851. Nothing but a few wooden buildings and a denuded hillside. An ...

Looking Back for April 16

1 Year Ago April 17, 2014 – Council to review town tree ordinance - The Loomis Town Council will consider a proposed revised tree ordinance at a special meeting. The counci ...

Looking Back for April 9

 1 Year Ago April 10, 2014       Wounded veteran getting custom home – In April 2006, Joshua Hotaling entered the next phase of his life by jo ...

Media Life: Auburn-created art now on U.S. postage stamp

Move over Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau. You have some illustrious company. Charbonneau, the son of Sacagawea and infant member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, was  Auburn&rsq ...

Looking back week of Mar. 26

1 Year Ago March 27, 2014 – PUHSD locking in 2014-15 enrollment figures – Placer Union High School District has struggled for years to accommodate parents’ r ...

Media Life: Historical haberdashery brings Auburn Civil War saga to life

Get the extra-thick and brightest-red felt tip pen out and mark a couple of dates on your calendar. One is April 1 – this coming Wednesday – and the other is April 9. ...

Downtown Auburn arts and event center to debut

Freshly rebranded and ready to start a new chapter, the newly renamed General Gomez Arts and Events Center officially debuts Saturday. In the Burns family for 130 years, the 808 L ...

Media Life: Auburn stuntman helping fulfill Evel Knievel dream

When a veteran stuntman tries to do what Evel Knievel famously attempted 41 years ago and fell short of, Auburn’s Gary Davis is the expert on all things death-defying called ...

Work to start on relocated Gold Rush Museum in Auburn

Work is set to start on a new museum in Downtown Auburn. The Gold Rush Museum is expected to debut this summer after the improvements are completed. The 113-year-old depot buildi ...

Lookin back for Mar.19

1 Year Ago March 20, 2014 – Jr. Golden Eagles missing tens of thousands – Tens of thousands of dollars in funds missing from a local youth sports organization has put ...

Looking back week of Mar. 5

      1 Year Ago March 6, 2014      Eggplant Festival looks to its roots – The Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce is turning to ...

Looking back week of Mar. 12

 1 YEAR AGO March 13, 2014 – Author, 91, pens Placer memories – Wistful and painful memories fill the pages of Hiroshi Kashiwagi’s new book, “Starting ...

Hisa Nimura Horiuchi remembered

On Nov. 30, 2014, Hisa Nimura Horiuchi passed away at her home in Loomis, after a short but courageous battle with cancer. She was 89. Horiuchi was born in Sacramento to Junic ...

Media Life: Movie, TV memories anchor Auburn man’s richly textured life

Open any door in Auburn – with permission of course – and there’s a story behind worth hearing. Perhaps many more. Over the past decade, Media Life has been a ch ...