History

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 ...

Cruisin’ with The King in Auburn

It’s a Cadillac Coupe de Ville fit for The King. And owner Mariano Sanchez isn’t afraid to bust out the accoutrements of royalty when Cruise Nite rolls around. The ol ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Sept. 15, 2005      Walt Taylor turns 80. He was born to Elizabeth and Porter Taylor f ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Sept. 8, 2005      Gerry Nash was signing off as the announcer for the Del Oro varsity ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Sept. 1, 2005      Del Oro graduate Paul Webber earned the Bronze Star for com ...

Media Life: Auburn proves again that cycling here is king

It’s time to raise a frosty glass of sports drink in honor of Auburn’s ongoing endurance prowess – this time two-wheel related. The community’s – and ...

Placer County's Heritage Trail history tour just the tonic for weekend fun

Pills and potions. Shady charlatans and mighty men of medicine. Sawbones and jawbones. It’s all there, tucked away in an unassuming Victorian painted welcoming tones of crea ...

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LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Aug. 25, 2005      Del Oro High School was a buzz of activity as the new school year b ...