Living

Checking estate plans

How often should I review my estate plan? Often, a big binder lands on my desk with a request to review an old estate plan.  Many people suspect that older wills and tru ...

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. ...

Calendar of events for this week Mar. 26 - Apr.1

Loomis Calendar   Thursday, March 26 Placer County Genealogical Society meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Placer County Library, Beecher Room. This month’s topic is ...

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 ...

Looking for the Greatest Generation? Find a pinochle game

Looking for a few members of the Greatest Generation? Look no further than your friendly neighborhood pinochle game. At North Auburn’s Multipurpose Senior Center, the crew ...

Guiding the way through foothill trees and shrubs

Seven years ago the California Native Plant Society’s Redbud Chapter published a book cataloging wildflowers of Placer and Nevada counties. Now the group has put together fou ...

New Del Oro Aquatic Center needs $100,000 to break ground

Know and Go: The next Del Oro Aquatic Center fundraiser will be a rock concert at the Blue Goose on Saturday, May 2 with Stronghold. The band will perform songs by Foo Fighters, ...

Placer County library’s April 7 vote delayed

The planned April 7 vote at the Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting about a proposal to close the Meadow Vista and Loomis branch libraries will be delayed, in light of curre ...

PCWA responds to state’s call for water conservation

In response to the State Water Resources Control Board’s March 17 adoption of expanded emergency water-conservation regulations, the Placer County Water Agency will am ...