Living

Homes on Auburn Symphony League tour fundraiser reveal wealth of design and décor ideas

A sampling of Auburn’s exceptional mix of residential styles and architectural eras will be on display during the Gold Country Elegance Home Tour. Hosted by the Auburn Symp ...

Fall Festival to unveil 12-foot praying mantis

A “good bug” will be making itself at home among the gardens of Bakers Nursery soon, and owner Kevin Schmelzer doesn’t mind at all. The insect is a praying manti ...

It's all about the alpacas

Friday, Sept. 26 Children’s Health & Safety Faire, 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 26 at Loomis Community Park, King Road. Free activities for children, including face painting, a ...

Media Life: Auburncentric movie magic in pre-production, soon onscreen

Media Life has a twin-bill of Auburncentric film developments this week. One is soon to be seen onscreen in the latest movie by director Jason Reitman. The other is closer to hom ...

Penryn food bazaar marks its 50th year

The Placer Buddhist Church is a sacred place of worship for its members. Several times a year, however, they graciously open their doors and grounds and invite the community t ...

Noy speaks on Sierra Nevada history

Saturday, Sept. 20 Golfing for Our Seniors, Sept. 20 at Whitney Oaks Golf Club in Rocklin. Third annual Safe and Sober Grad Night Tournament presented by Del Oro Parents Club to s ...

Lots of choices for going native

Native plants are a colorful sight on hillsides and along canyon trails.   They’re also a great choice for the home garden. The Redbud Chapter of the California N ...

Media Life: Auburn filmmaker scores with real-life ‘Harry Potter’ quidditch movie

Eric F. Martin grew up in Auburn during the height of Harry Pottermania. So when fellow filmmaker Farzad Sangari came to him in 2013 with hundreds of hours of footage on the real- ...

Plant now for fall and winter greens

Even before the bushels of tomatoes, zucchini and peppers start to wane, it’s time for fall planting. It’s a natural progression for Master Gardener Laurie Meyerpeter ...

Party for the pool at Friday concert

Loomis will experience Margaritaville Friday when the Friends of the Del Oro Pool present the “It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere” fundraiser for the Del Oro Aquat ...