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Media Life: Perry King’s “The Divide” poised for Cool ranch shoot in 2015

Perry King knows he’s stepping out of the Hollywood mold. But King, an actor who has found fame on TV’s “Riptide” and in notable films like “The Day ...

Hit the road for this weekend's self-guided art studio tour

Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 6-9 Cowpoke Fall Gathering of Cowboy Poetry, Music & Stories, Nov. 6-9 at Blue Goose Event Center. With appearances by Paul Zarzyski, Pat Richardson, Jef ...

Media Life: Reporter’s-eye view was up close on day Mike Davis died

  It was a barrage of shots that crackled through a quiet residential area of Auburn. It  was a barrage of shots that continue to reverberate in the local and national ...

Homecoming parade will have "Worlds of Fantasy" theme

Thursday, Oct. 30 Third annual Battle of the Bands and Chili Cook Off, Oct. 30 at Blue Goose Event Center. Friday, Oct. 31 Del Oro High School homecoming parade, 3 p.m. Oct. 31 ...

Media Life: State Theatre work unearths long-lost 1930 art deco treasure

A vertically challenged genie? A variation on the theatrical “tragedy-comedy” mask, this time memorializing loud acting? A stylized tribute to Aztec culture run amok? ...

Vintage Harvest event Saturday at Maple Rock Farms in Penryn

  Thursday, Oct. 23 Power Hour Lunch, noon at High Hand Café, 3750 Taylor Road. Topic of guest speaker John Frisch Sr., of Newark Cornish & Carey, will be “ ...

Auburn’s iconic 1914 Buick fire truck reaches century mark

Auburn Firefighter Mike Wegener fires up the 1914 Buick ladder truck and the city’s past springs to life. Wegener is the latest in a long line of drivers who have sat behind ...

A front row seat on nature’s big show

There are glimpses of reds and yellows through the greens right now. But the show is just beginning. In a few weeks, the foothills will be ablaze with fall color. In fact the cha ...

Know how to recognize black widow spiders

Question: How do I know if I have black widow spiders in my garden? Answer: The western black widow spider (Latrodectus hesperus) — a native species — is quite common ...

Auburn's Wild Bird Station marks 20 years of retail, advice and swapping stories

For two decades Roger and Carol Strahle’s Wild Bird Station has been the local spot for birders to purchase seed and browse for nesting boxes, books and gifts. Often those vi ...