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Crab feed roundup

The aroma of crab will soon be in the air as the local crab feeds get to crackin’. Here is a round-up: Who: Newcastle Elementary School When: 6-11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5 ...

There is no longer a need to be crabby

When crab season was called off on the California coastline, it made me a little crabby, to say the least. Crab is one of my favorite ingredients. Having no crab season is like s ...

Are you feeling the pressure?

Are your blood pressure readings higher than they used to be? Does stress or anxiety come into play? Several things are known to raise blood pressure. Among them: having a fami ...

Selecting the right trustee for your trust and why it might not be your kids!

A trustee is a legal term used in estate planning.  The trustee is the person or persons who manage the decisions and fulfill the purpose of a trust.  It is usually the ...

Send a live singing valentine this year

Would you like to give something unique and different for Valentine's Day this year?  Sierra Gold Chorus, the Auburn Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, has several ...

Loomis calendar, starting Jan. 28

Thursday, Jan. 28 Free tax preparation is by appointment only from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. through April 13 at the Loomis Library, 6050 Library Drive in Loomis. Individuals with rental ...

Tell me a story

Immerse yourself in the imagination and animation of some of the most artistic storytellers in our region at the Auburn Winter Storytelling Fest. Storytellers will share enchanti ...

DEMOLISHED BUT NOT FORGOTTEN Auburn mini-golf course now a memory

A storehouse of memories but abandoned for close to a decade, the former Prospector Hill mini-golf complex in Auburn is no more. The odd assortment of structures on the Auburn Rav ...

Nugget Fringe Festival is Far Out: Nevada County event boasts eclectic multi-arts collection

Chicago and San Francisco have one, New York has several, Edinburgh’s is the biggest. And now Nevada County has one. What are we talking about? Fringe Festivals, of course. ...

Want to know if you’re really a local? Take the quiz

About a decade ago, Media Life took on the task of creating a standardized test to determine once and for all whether people who claim to be local are truly just that. The quiz st ...

O poem, my poem: Placer County Poetry Out Loud recitation competition happens Sunday

The annual Placer County Poetry Out Loud (POL) recitation competition is an extraordinary educational opportunity for high school students to learn great poetry, perform it, and co ...

The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit band, Sumner Brothers to perform Saturday: A big night of music at the Auburn Event Center

Take two Americana singer-songwriters, an indie-rock veteran of a drummer, a country-born bassist, and a metal-bred pedal steel player, and you get the rough-hewn, yet driftwood-sm ...

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt

10 YEARS AGO FEB. 2, 2006      A Mass was held for Don Wolfe, a native of Cameron, Mo. In 1992, Don and his wife, Carol, re-opened Alice's Produce on Tayl ...

People to watch: Finding historical relevance in North Auburn buildings

Ramona Brockman traces her love for old buildings back to an 1870s Victorian in Denver, Colo. The house was her grandmother’s and she looks back now with appreciation for ma ...

A delicious hearty meal in about 30 minutes

This time of year we are all rushing around busy with our daily activities. Our lives seem to be packed with one chore after another. Families are trying to get ready for the d ...