Living

Apple Hill a fall family tradition

In the mid 1960s the area now known as Apple Hill was a farming community lush in pear orchards. Today the farms, east of Placerville are visited annually by thousands of locals an ...

Pumpkin event planned in Folsom

Pumpkin event planned in Folsom The second annual "Night of 1000 Pumpkins" will take place on Sutter Street in Historic Folsom on Friday, Oct. 29, when there will be an attempt to ...

Gold Country Senior Band brings music to the people

The first (and basically only) rule about the Gold Country Senior Band is this: you’ve gotta love music. It doesn’t really matter how old you are, or what instrument you play, ...

Weekend all about great tastes

Don’t plan on eating dinner Saturday night. Those attending Saturday’s Auburn Wine and Food Festival will likely be too full after an afternoon spent tantalizing the taste bud ...

Journey to the Blue Goose to see tribute show

Journey Unauthorized presents a concert tribute show at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed in Loomis. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $30 each; proceeds benefi ...

Rash, Green to wed

Joshua Christian Green and Jenna Jean Rash will wed later this month at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Buffalo, New York. The couple met in 2009 on a cruise in the Southern Caribb ...

Community Calendar

A “Jazz Tribute to Doris Day” plays at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, at 3565 Williams Pond Lane. Vocalist Laura Didier and the Jim Martinez group pay tribute to Days through music ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Oct. 7, 1960 Issue) Walt Doring was one of the lucky ones to get a deer on the opening day of hunting season. He shot the 130 pound, 3-point buck in the Darling Rid ...

Placer farm tour not to be missed

One of Placer County's most unique events beckons on Sunday, Oct. 10. After a year off, the Placer Farm & Barn Tour is back. This unique, self-drive tour of nine family farms, ...

Jazz Band offers a Jump Start to annual Eggplant Festival

In addition to food and fun, the Loomis Eggplant Festival will be packed with entertainment throughout the day on Saturday, Oct. 2. The Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce, the event ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Sept. 30, 1960 Issue) The Del Oro Golden Eagles met their second defeat the previous Friday when they lost 34 to 21 to Rio Vista on their field. Del Oro team members ...

Use eggplant in recipes that are ‘pure heaven’

“There’s more than one way to cook an eggplant,” said Gordon Poulsen, the featured eggplant grower for Saturday’s Eggplant Festival in Loomis. Poulsen, of Willow Creek Ran ...

Spaghetti dinner, football set for Del Oro High

The annual Del Oro High School Spaghetti Dinner, to benefit the school's cheer program, will be served from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at Golden Eagle Stadium when the football ...

Community Calendar

A book sale fundraiser will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25 and 26, at 2166 Swetzer Road in Penryn. Proceeds benefit Scooter's Pals, an animal-rescue grou ...

Grateful champions

These Del Oro High School FFA members, as well as fellow club members, are thankful for community support in the sale of their projects and for awards received at the Gold Country ...