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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 ...

Media Life: Auburn area’s Top 5 fall-foliage destinations

The leaves are down, the colors are fading to brown as they soak into the soil, and the Media Life winners for Top 5 best fall foliage destinations are ready to be unveiled. Journ ...

You can have olive trees without the fruit

Question: My family enjoys our olive trees for the graceful beauty they bring to our property (curb appeal) but the olives are a nuisance. How can I stop the trees from bearing fru ...

Auburn Garden Club hands out yearly grants

The Auburn Garden Club recently awarded grants to support community garden-related projects in Placer County. A special interest this year (and for next year) is beautification pro ...

Decked out for the holidays - Loomis Basin Education Foundation Holiday Home Tour

When Jonelle and Richard Tannahill moved into their Loomis residence, it marked a new beginning in more ways than one. They were also celebrating their wedding day. “It was ...

Media Life: Auburn filmmaker’s newest cuts through the noise

Expatriate Auburnite Brandon Vedder is on his way to playing an integral role in bringing another groundbreaking documentary to the big screen. Working with Pasadena indie filmmak ...

Landscaping: Getting rid of the grass to be green

Auburn resident Ellen Stephens has always loved gardening — and her yard is a reflection of that dedication. “Touching the soil, caring for plants, creating beautiful ...

High Hand Nursery turns on holiday lights Friday

Thursday, Nov. 27 Happy Thanksgiving Saturday, Nov. 29 Christmas tree lot benefits Del Oro track and cross country, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 29 through Dec. 24 at Flower Farm, 928 ...

New Auburn distillery believed to be first in Placer County since pre-Prohibition

Whether it’s the only ingredient in a slow, icy sipper or the foundation for a favorite cocktail, Darjeeling Gin is creating some made in Auburn moments regionally. The gin ...

Media Life: The day Placer High’s basketball team took on mighty Stanford

Imagine Michael Jordan and his North Carolina Tar Heels teammates arriving in Auburn for a basketball game with … the Placer High Hillmen. It’s a gargantuan stretch o ...