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New style in Old Town: Carpe Vino celebrates a decade of dining

The effervescent glow of evenings in Old Town Auburn are reminiscent of Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Café Terrace on the Place du Forum.” The painter’s ...

The end of high school exit exams

At least 40 Auburn-area students who jumped all the hurdles to graduate from high school except one – the California High School exit exam – are now eligible to earn a ...

Salmon-saving strategies clash in Auburn

Two different strategies are emerging in the effort to bring salmon and steelhead along the Auburn Ravine to Auburn. The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance and Auburn&rsq ...

Top 5 Signs The Drought Is Over That May Surprise You

Sneeze on. But keep that springtime smile. Tis the season for allergic wheezin’ – after four drought years that kept pollen counts lower than normal. It’s one o ...

Local business supports “Bounty of Placer County” fundraiser

For the Colwells, the Loomis Community Preschool has evolved into a family tradition.   Rich and Nancy Colwell’s Thundering Herd Mandarin Ranch has been an active supp ...

Get rid of unwanted meds Saturday

A free medication take-back event will take place at 10 locations throughout western Placer County, including Loomis, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The event is led by the Coal ...

PUHSD updates sex ed, residency policies

Changes may be made to high school policy regarding the teaching of sexual health and HIV and AIDS prevention. District trustees will consider the new policy, which reflects change ...

Loomis calendar, starting April 28

Thursday, April 28 Friends of the Loomis Library monthly meeting is at 10 a.m. at the Loomis Library, 6050 Library Drive in Loomis. Info: friendsloomislibrary.org. Wildfire Town ...

Foothills in poetry

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks -- Plutarch April is poetry month, and the Sierra foothills are rich with talented poets. To celebrate poetry month, ...

Dear Prince, It's such a shame our friendship had to end

The first time I danced with a boy it was in the cafeteria at E.V. Cain Middle School. It was eighth grade, the lights were low, he was tall, and I had my arms around his waist. It ...

New hirings as new Auburn concrete plant readies to open

In a clear sign of confidence the tide is turning on Placer County’s recession-pummeled construction industry, a long-closed concrete batch plant is poised to reopen. The 68 ...

Three arrests at rural Auburn cannabis oil lab

A “knock and talk” inspection at a rural Auburn house to determine compliance with medical marijuana laws has led to three arrests connected to the discovery of a honey ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Sports Stars

Once upon a time, on a football field, baseball diamond, ski slope or track, Auburn could point with pride at an athlete who had risen in his or her sport to the upper echelons of ...

Rock Creek leader named Educator of the Year

Her grandmother was a teacher, her mother was a teacher, and everyone in her family assumed she would become a teacher, too, but Suzanne Flint had other ideas as she headed off to ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago May 4, 2006      A Celebration of Life was held for Lloyd Lee Fox, 90, a member of the ...