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Loomis calendar, starting April 28

Thursday, April 28 Friends of the Loomis Library monthly meeting is at 10 a.m. at the Loomis Library, 6050 Library Drive in Loomis. Info: friendsloomislibrary.org. Wildfire Town ...

Foothills in poetry

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks -- Plutarch April is poetry month, and the Sierra foothills are rich with talented poets. To celebrate poetry month, ...

Glazier, Gershwin: The past meets present in Auburn

Having the Auburn Symphony is a triumph for Auburn. The symphony sets its bar high with many talented musicians, maestro Peter Jaffe and musical guests. Not to mention the behind-t ...

A whole lotta The Who goin' on - and The Smithereens

Who knew? The Smithereens’ Pat DiNizio and Nevada County have a musical icon in common. He’s minimalist classical composer Terry Riley. DiNizio is a fan. And Nevada ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Sports Stars

Once upon a time, on a football field, baseball diamond, ski slope or track, Auburn could point with pride at an athlete who had risen in his or her sport to the upper echelons of ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago May 4, 2006      A Celebration of Life was held for Lloyd Lee Fox, 90, a member of the ...

Cool violinist on her way up

Faith Martinelli, age 9, a student at Northside Elementary School in Cool, graduated Suzuki violin, level one, at the annual graduation recital in Davis.  She received her ...

After yard work: Something light but hearty

As you know it was a very, shall I say, warm weekend. I had plenty of yard work that needed to get done since I missed doing my chores last weekend due to rain. So, warm or not, I ...

Cool and creamy coconut cake

Wynona Buxton, pictured, shares with us a coconut cake recipe she has been making for many years. The recipe was passed down to her from her aunt. “It was always my husba ...

Jessup Breaks Ground on New Chemistry Lab

ROCKLIN, Calif. – Continuing their ongoing growth trajectory, William Jessup University began construction for a new chemistry lab slated for completion fall 2016.   T ...

Hometown news

George Rozowski Vogt The University of Wyoming accorded a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree upon George Maxwell Rozowski-Vogt of Newcastle at the completion of ...

Mulch in the vegetable garden: Hay or straw?

Q. What is the difference between straw and hay and which should I use for mulch in my veggie garden? A. Straw and hay are both field crops. The word “hay” refers to ...

Celick earns Auburn Elks Citizen of the Year award

Auburn resident Paula Celick received the Elks Citizen of the Year award this month by the Auburn Elks Lodge 1691. This special award is presented each year to an outstanding local ...

Loomis calendar, starting April 21

Loomis calendar, starting April 21   Thursday, April 21 Grand jury information session, meet and greet, is at 1:30 p.m. at the grand jury meeting room, 11532 B Ave. in Aubu ...

Walk 'n' roll

The finest Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) trail I have ever enjoyed has to be Independence Trail off Highway 20 in Nevada County. This trail is wide, smooth, level and fille ...