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Local kettlebell gym keeps clients strong and smiling

On a cool Monday morning recently, six fit-looking residents lifted weights at a gym on Swetzer Road. Along with grunts and groans were laughing, good-natured jibes and spontaneou ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Top 5 all-time mysteries

The Marie Celeste. Jack the Ripper. The Zodiac Killer. Think too of pyramids, Stonehenge and Jimmy Hoffa. Everyone loves a mystery and there are scads to devote some time and cur ...

LOOKING BACK column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago Feb. 16, 2006      A Memorial Mass was planned for Henry William Scherer, 89, the firs ...

Media Life: Documentary, book focus on endurance

  Michigan Bluff’s Myles Smythe has melded a passion for running with a filmmaker’s drive to tell a story worth telling. The result is a new documentary called & ...

Selecting the right trustee for your trust and why it might not be your kids!

A trustee is a legal term used in estate planning.  The trustee is the person or persons who manage the decisions and fulfill the purpose of a trust.  It is usually the ...

Send a live singing valentine this year

Would you like to give something unique and different for Valentine's Day this year?  Sierra Gold Chorus, the Auburn Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, has several ...

Scientist with ties to area helps measure methane gas leak in southern California ….

When Stephen Conley flew out of the Lincoln Regional Airport at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, he was headed toward what some scientists are calling one of the greatest natural disasters in re ...

Media Life: Silence proving golden for Auburn filmmaker

When we last heard from Brandon Vedder, the Placer High grad and ace cinematographer was fresh off the success of 2012 documentary “La Source” and deep into a new proje ...

“It’s in the bag” Designer Purse fundraiser for Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin on Jan. 28

Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin hosts the third annual “It’s in the Bag – the Ultimate Girl’s Night Out” on Jan. 28. The event sold out las ...

Loomis library to hold book-sale fundraiser Jan. 29 and 30

When the Loomis Library’s book sale comes up in two weeks, library patrons plan to support the fundraiser because they depend on their local library. Jeanne Schmidt has been ...

Rose Takemoto to celebrate her 100th with community party at the Blue Goose

As she approaches her 100th birthday, Tsugie “Rose” Dairiki Takemoto offers a simple rule of thumb for longevity: hard work, a positive attitude and loving connections ...

Looking Back column

Looking Back From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Jan. 26, 2006      Never giving up on students is the goal for Glenn Lockwood, ...

Loomis Basin Chamber hosts business-savvy events in January

The Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce’s plans to help businesses in 2016 are already in full force, according to Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce executive director Jenny Knis ...

A review of the year's news in Loomis

January Chamber milestone – Schneider to be installed Jan. 15 Local businessman Henry Schneider is turning his service with the Loomis Basin Community service into a &ldquo ...

Polar pioneer to share inspirational story in Auburn

  He’s walked to both the north and south poles, becoming the first to do so. Now polar explorer Robert Swan will be sharing his inspirational adventure – a jour ...