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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Nov. 10, 2005      A dedication ceremony for Robert "Bob" Bonner began Del O ...

Media Life: 7 Auburn Facts Sure to Haunt Your Halloween

Auburn is such a nice, quiet place. But beneath that small-town exterior lurks plenty of Halloween horror lore, just waiting to spring to life on Oct. 31. Here’s a Media Li ...

Placer County fights historic status for North Auburn Dewitt buildings

 The case will be made Friday in Sacramento to bestow National Register of Historic Places status on World War II-vintage DeWitt General Hospital buildings in North Auburn. B ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Nov. 3, 2005      Del Oro High School honored the late Robert K. “Bob&rd ...

Media Life: Five Placer County Photos You Must See

Russell Lee was an outsider when he arrived in Auburn in November 1940. But his images were already as familiar to most Americans as the Lone Ranger radio theme or the talk of war ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Oct. 27, 2005      A tradition that spanned nearly five decades was coming to an end. T ...

Media Life: Travolta, Phenomenon shot in Auburn 20 years ago

For a few short weeks in the unusually warm fall of 1995, Auburn had its Disneyesque dreams come true. Twenty years ago this month, Disney-Touchstone Pictures went looking for a s ...

Old Town’s portal into the past opens wide Sunday

Like the turn of color in Auburn’s autumn leafscape, another fall staple arrives with a burnished flourish in Old Town on Sunday. The streets of Old Town Auburn will resembl ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Oct. 20, 2005      A memorial service was held for LaMarr “Lee” Ma ...

Media Life: 10 Things You Have to Do Before You Call Yourself a Real Auburnite.

Call it a collective consciousness, group think or just a sense of belonging. At some point, everyone wants to fit in somehow somewhere. But how do you know whether you’ve f ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Oct. 13, 2005      Flags were hanging at half mast at the Rocklin Police Depar ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Oct. 6, 2005      Purple ruled the day at the Loomis Eggplant Festival conceiv ...

Media Life: Auburn pie place Ikeda’s awaits repeat TV fame

The Media Life spotlight on Auburn’s Ikeda’s Market appearance in nationally syndicated PBS documentary “A Few Good Pie Places” created an appetite for view ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Sept. 29, 2005      Thousands celebrated Buddhist heritage at the 43rd annual Fall Food ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Sept. 22, 2005      Loomis pianist Diana Murray Tudsbury prepared for a solo concert a ...