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Melon Mania arrives at Maple Rock

Friday, Aug. 22 “Timeless,” a Broadway review, Aug. 22-29 (new opening date) at McLaughlin Theatre Co., 3470 Swetzer Road. The starts at 7:30 p.m. today and Friday, Au ...

Old Town Auburn tunnel tales: Gold, ghosts, graffiti and glow sticks

The ongoing drought has created a gold mine in Old Town Auburn – literally. Yards from the giant statue of the man who discovered the glowing metal and jump-started the foun ...

Pool perfection: Make a splash but conserve water, too

When contractor Jim Courage got ready to put in a pool for his family, it for sure was not going to be a watered-down version. “When we built it in 2005, we wanted to show ...

Early leaf drop a symptom of drought’s impact

Question:  My neighborhood has many trees, most of which I think are native oaks. I am writing because the trees around here look brown and the ground everywhere is covered wi ...

Loomis artist is a master of his craft

Loomis artist Matt Konar could easily be a much-in-demand book illustrator. However, the 22 paintings he is showing this month at the PlacerArts 360 Gallery in Auburn are so packed ...

Black and Gold Dinner benefits Del Oro football

Thursday, Aug. 14 DO for WEAVE clothing drive to support WEAVE, a nonprofit organization that provides an array of services to women, men and children in the greater Sacramento re ...

Media Life: Just how big is the Fox 40 anchorwoman scandal?

Never shy of taking a pointed stick and probing deep into the sleaze factor, Sacramento’s Fox 40 is now finding itself mired in its own journalistic mud bog. The Sacramento ...

Bountiful harvest is tasty slice of life at Maple Rock

Since late spring, rows and rows of melons have been basking in the sun at Maple Rock Gardens in Penryn, preparing for their time to shine. Farming manager Jakob Stevens planted ...

Survey says: Auburn wants plays, music at State Theatre

The demand will already have been established for live theater and music when Auburn’s expanded State Theatre reopens in October. Early results of a survey being conducted b ...