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Lost in translation

It’s all in the translation. When “be careful not to slip and fall” becomes “slip and fall down carefully” and “fire extinguisher” becomes ...

California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom celebrates 30th-anniversary celebration April 22

When Placer County Farm Bureau past President Barbara Johnson goes to the podium April 22, she will be honored as a long-time advocate of agricultural education. Johnson, 90, curr ...

Media Life: Top 10 Auburn Area Backroads to entice open-road fever

Highway 49. And Interstate 80. You know the routine and the routes. Get on one of those two highways and you’re soon up to speed at a fine clip – give or take a few tr ...

Looking Back column

10 Years Ago April 20, 2006      Dancers got into the swing at McLaughlin Studios in Loomis. Anne Johnson and Hunter Demaray taught Lindy Hop, a swing dance, ...

One Book One Community hosts Japanese-American internment series

Communities were torn apart and families displaced during World War II and the time of Japanese-American internment. Japanese-Americans were forced into the camps on President Fr ...

One honey of a salad

Hey cuties! Let’s mix up some rice and yummy, juicy mandarins. In this brown rice salad recipe, the rice was cooked in water seasoned with olive oil fused with blood orange ...

DeWitt earns official Historic Place status

A compound of World War II hospital buildings in North Auburn was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. The decision by the director of the National Park Ser ...

New to AAUW’s trivial competition

The clock’s ticking! Next Saturday, April 9, is less than a week away, and Auburn AAUW’s fifth annual Trivia Bee fast approaches. Nobody knows that better than the team ...

Loomis calendar, starting April 7

Thursday, April 7 Coffee Connection is at 8 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road in Loomis. Join the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce for networking and updates ...

Cub Scout Pack 12 cleans up downtown Loomis

Although seven Cub Scout Pack 12 members saw plenty of garbage on a recent Saturday in downtown Loomis, they didn’t hesitate to pick up the trash left by strangers. Ten larg ...

Del Oro FFA open house fundraiser to feature barbecue, plant sales April 16

Del Oro High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) students have never attended the National FFA Convention but they are now trying to raise money to attend the October ev ...

Master Gardeners kick off spring with Garden Faire

The UCCE Placer County Master Gardeners are ringing in spring with something for the whole family. The 1st annual Garden Faire on April 2 at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn ...

The Company and Del Oro Theatre Arts present family musical, ‘The Wizard of Oz’

There’s no place like The Company and Del Oro High School Theatre Arts to transport the entire family to the wondrous discoveries in the Emerald City for eight performances f ...

Auburn Symphony jazzes it up for annual gala

The Auburn Symphony is celebrating America’s jazz age at its annual gala on Sunday. The gala is the symphony’s main fundraiser of the year. “It’s in sup ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago April 13, 2006      Becoming members of “The Banana Slug Club” are Loomis ...