Living

75-year-old Colfax Theatre reopens

The Colfax Theatre is back in business after an eight-year absence. The red glow of the landmark neon “Colfax” sign started lighting the way back again to the South Ma ...

Choosing Christmas plants that will survive outdoors in foothill winters

Question: Some of my friends are gardeners and I want to give them live holiday plants for Christmas. Can you tell me which traditional Christmas plants can be later planted outsid ...

Handcrafting – Put your own stamp on holiday decorations

Decorating for Christmas brings visions of putting up twinkling lights and hanging shiny ornaments. But there’s nothing like something hand-made to create a special holiday w ...

See a Holiday Cabaret

Thursday, Dec. 18 Christmas tree lot benefits Del Oro track and cross country, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday - Monday through Dec. 23 at Flower Farm, 9280 Horseshoe Bar Road. Fresh ...

Cards for Alexis

Cards for Alexis A little girl with terminal brain cancer needs our help. This will be her last Christmas and as a special gift her family has asked for Christmas cards. Sunrise S ...

Media Life: Ex-Auburn drummer's Saint Motel signs with Elektra Records

The good news just keeps getting better for Greg Erwin and his Los Angeles band Saint Motel. Perhaps the L. A. music scene’s best-kept secret over the past half dozen years, ...

Keeping it hearty and heathy

It’s done. All those hours of planning and preparation have produced a table laden with beautiful dishes for a holiday dinner or party.   But along with the measuring ...

Yuletide tree lot benefits Del Oro trackand cross country teams

Thursday, Dec. 11 Christmas tree lot benefits Del Oro track and cross country, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday - Monday through Dec. 24 at Flower Farm, 9280 Horseshoe Bar Road. Fresh ...

Placer supes poised to name vacancy date for North Auburn WWII theater

Final departure day for tenants at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn on land targeted for a Costco could be June 30, under a plan to be considered Tuesday by the ...

Wine Trail sponsoring Holidays in the Hills Toy Drive

Friday, Dec. 5 Holiday celebration at Sarah Whitcomb Antiques, Dec. 5 in Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Store opens at 11 a.m.; party from 5-8 p.m. Music, food, wine and holiday treasure ...