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Sacrifice

Sacrifice Ohio, 1863 The Captain stands upon the plain, in cold mist and falling rain. His legs feel weak, his stomach churns:  the wound from Gettysburg still burns. He k ...

Loomis calendar, starting May 26

Thursday, May 26 How to promote a business on Google is from noon to 1 p.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road in Loomis. Free. Sponsored by the Loomis Basin Chamb ...

Renaissance Redux: faire returns to E.V. Cain after six queenless years

The students at E.V. Cain STEM Charter Middle School didn’t just study the Renaissance this year, they lived it.  During a day-long event at the campus, they learned the ...

Quick and easy quiche

This spinach quiche recipe is one Wynona Buxton learned while living in Oklahoma. “I usually make it about once a month, especially when my grandson has late meetings,&rdqu ...

Spicy brown rice fritters have pop

If you make ham for dinner, it usually means yummy leftovers. This recipe is a twist on Italian arancini using California brown rice, ham, cheeses and Serrano peppers. Frying wit ...

Roasted beet carpaccio

For the roasted beet salad INGREDIENTS 4 medium red beets 1 bunch fresh basil ½ cup cashews (toasted and chopped) 1 cup English spring peas (removed from pod) ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Worst Villains

Placer County has had its share of crime and criminals, but who are the baddest of the bad guys? This Top 5 list provides a glimpse into some of the most heinous crimes committed ...

Annual Chillin' and Grillin' barbecue set for Saturday

The Boys and Girls Club will hold its annual Chillin’ and Grillin’ barbecue on Saturday. The Downtown Auburn campus will be transformed into an outdoor event venue tha ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt 10 Years Ago June 1, 2006      Loomis remembered veterans during a Memorial Day ceremony at Del Oro ...

Barn Raising: fundraiser for the hoofed, furred and feathered

As teachers, Danielle and Josh Hanosh know that sometimes it’s easier for a child to read to a critter than another human. As co-founders of Blackberry Creek Farm Animal San ...

Meet the author of ‘When the Emperor was Divine’ tonight in Loomis

“When the Emperor was Divine,” by Julie Otsuka, is the focus of this year’s Auburn One Book One Community (OBOC). Tonight, the last of four OBOC events is set, an ...

Del Oro High graduation is May 28

May 28 is a milestone for the approximately 370 Del Oro High School seniors. That’s when they receive their diplomas during the 8 a.m. graduation ceremony at the school&rsquo ...

Gardening: Learn from the masters

Find out how you can get the most out of your home garden by attending two free workshops presented by Placer County Master Gardeners at their demonstration garden in Auburn. The w ...

Celebrating 74 years of marriage

Harry and June Thorell of Foresthill celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary on May 9. The two were married in Boise, Idaho in 1942. Their children are Cary McCart and Linda ...

Loomis calendar, starting May 19

Thursday, May 19 Breakfast at Tiffany’s shows at 7:30 p.m. at the State Theatre, 985 Lincoln Way in Auburn. Tickets: $8. 1961 Oscar Award Winner. Sponsored by The Golden Swa ...