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Amtrak deserves to be preserved

I am astonished that Representative McClintock, who is supposed to be serving our district, would cast a vote that would have effectively eliminated the presence of the Capitol Cor ...

From road kill to soaring free: Helping human hands aid injured hawk

A red-shouldered hawk is lucky to be alive thanks to a Foresthill couple that spotted the bird dazed and in danger on Foresthill Road last month. Tom and Sue Stanley were in separa ...

Low snow could blanket Auburn

Forget snowball fights and snowmen. With the possibility of some serious snow falling in Auburn on Thursday, Mark Lizotte was reveling in the possibility of taking his snowmobile ...

Lions looking for celebrity chefs

Chefs are needed for the Celebrity Chef Cooking for Community Service dinner, to be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn. For more ...

Antiques fair this weekend in Auburn

The 21st Antique Show & Sale, to benefit the Placer County Library and Foothill Quilters’ Guild, will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sund ...

Disabled veterans to meet for lunch

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 80 will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Veterans Hall on East Street in Auburn. A luncheon will be served at noon. All veterans ...

James Stewart stars in classic film

The 1950 Western “Winchester ’73,” starring James Stewart, is the next offering by the Silver Screen Classic Movie Series. The movie will be shown at 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Satur ...

Make a home for butterflies, birds

A workshop titled “Gardening for Butterflies and Hummingbirds” will be conducted by Placer County Master Gardeners from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at the Placer Nature Cen ...

Bly-Chester gets his vote

I attended the Candidate Night in Loomis on Friday. As with most Republican based candidates there are more similarities among all of the candidates than differences. I find that J ...

IN BRIEF

HIGH SCHOOL OPEN ENROLLMENT OFFERED Open enrollment forms to attend high schools in the Placer Union High School District are now available. Application forms can be picked up at ...

Celebrity chefs wanted

The Auburn 49er Lions Club is planning the Silver Anniversary Celebrity Chefs Cooking for Community Service event. It will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday March 3, in the ...

Take up gardening with the masters

Placer Nature Center and UCCE Placer County Master Gardeners have teamed up once again to present a series of green gardening workshops. The workshops, open to all ages, are presen ...

Gun show in Auburn has problem with sign rip-offs

The first gun show to be held in Auburn in several years is finding some of its signs being ripped down. Signs for the Auburn gun show were ripped down and taken away over the week ...

See the Sierra in a different way

Get to know the Sierra Nevada more intimately through the words of more than 75 observers of the majestic mountains. “The Illuminated Landscape, A Sierra Nevada Anthology,” is ...

Theater serves up movie, dinner

See “Singin’ in the Rain” on the big screen at 7 p.m. today and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, at the State Theatre, 985 Lincoln Way, in Auburn. Admission is $8. A pre-film dinne ...