History

People to watch: Finding historical relevance in North Auburn buildings

Ramona Brockman traces her love for old buildings back to an 1870s Victorian in Denver, Colo. The house was her grandmother’s and she looks back now with appreciation for ma ...

Rose Takemoto to celebrate her 100th with community party at the Blue Goose

As she approaches her 100th birthday, Tsugie “Rose” Dairiki Takemoto offers a simple rule of thumb for longevity: hard work, a positive attitude and loving connections ...

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Looking Back From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Jan. 26, 2006      Never giving up on students is the goal for Glenn Lockwood, ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Jan. 19, 2006      Services were held for Esther Mante, 102, of Penryn. She enjoyed pl ...

Media Life: 2016 Awards honor year of Auburncentricities

The Media Life “Lifey Awards,” presented each year for outstanding achievement in a column snippet, took on even more prestige this past year. A life-sized replica of ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Jan. 12, 2006      Residents were asked, “What do you remember most abou ...

Mark your calendar for 2016’s Top 5 Auburn anniversaries

Get out your party hats. Auburn is poised to mark a variety of anniversaries in 2016 – from the first flight to arrive in the city to Auburn’s first – but not onl ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Jan. 5, 2006      Charlotte Reynolds knows what it takes to make a quality coffee. As ...

Media Life: Auburn dancers’ airport ballet video goes viral

It all started on a moving sidewalk in Denver. The passersby didn’t seem to take much notice Dec. 7 when members of the State Street Ballet company from Santa Barbara perfor ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Dec. 29, 2005      Jennifer Doupnik, toy chairwoman for the Loomis Basin Christmas Bas ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Dec. 22, 2005      The Loomis Basin Christmas Basket program continued with chairwoman ...

Placer County Pearl Harbor survivor, 95, recalls attack

The birthday in December is important. It’s Dec. 12 and Weimar’s Joe Mariani will turn 96. What’s his secret? “Maybe I got pickled in the Navy from drink ...

Media Life: 'Girl on the Train,' dogs, James Patterson tops in Placer County

In the world of adult fiction, dogs are, well, top dog in Placer County. So says digital records compiled by the Placer County Library Sirsi system. Sirsi keeps a count of librar ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Dec. 15, 2005      Services were held for Jonathan Takagishi, 91, a lifelong r ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Dec. 8, 2005      Services were held for James Chestine DeVilliers, 88, a World War II ...