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Master Gardeners' calendar discusses ways to garden in the drought

The Placer County Master Gardeners’ calendar for 2015 is putting California’s drought front and center. Under the theme “California Dreaming  … Beau ...

Media Life: Newcastle contractor constructs Johnny Cash Trail span

Folsom’s new $3.8 million overcrossing on the Johnny Cash Trail gets the ribbon-cutting treatment on Saturday with the Man in Black’s daughter Rosanne Cash helping out. ...

Fundraising concert on Saturday honors Peter Oakes

The “Music for Life” concert was to be a fundraiser and show of appreciation for contributions Peter Oakes has made to the entertainment industry and the community. Now ...

Penryn food bazaar was a day of Japanese culture

The Placer Buddhist Church festival on Saturday and Sunday drew thousands of people from throughout the region to Penryn.

Well-known Auburn dining spots reemerging as new eateries

Some well-known restaurant locations are springing to life in the fall as new eateries. The Burney’s hot dog space on Lincoln Way in Downtown Auburn is undergoing a transfor ...

Media Life: Turkey vultures making fleeting presence known in Auburn

Auburn’s Deren Ross informs Media Life that the skies over Auburn are sporadically alive these days with the annual southward flight of turkey vultures. Several hundred moved ...

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 ...