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Media Life: Nostalgic Auburn Facebook page floods memory banks

  You have to hand it to the social network Facebook. It’s really opened up a lot of doors for nostalgia to sneak in and push some of the levers connected to many peopl ...

Auburn poised to clock in for time change

For owners of old and prized clocks in Auburn, it brings on an uncomfortable quandary. If you’re someone who has trouble because of a penchant for sleeping in, Sunday will g ...

Auburn Halloween haunts tingle spines, funny bones

When Auburn couple Robin and Tony Gallego set up for Halloween, they say they’re going for the mild scare – not the out-and-out frightfest. Since they moved to their n ...

Media Life: Auburn graveyard giving departed their due

Alexander Owen Bell was one of those colorful characters in the early days of Auburn whose story lives long after his death in 1895. People back then knew him as “Pike,&rdqu ...

Media Life: Of new radio, missing castles, harps and Dow Jones

It’s about time on this one. Placer County resident Pat Walsh has been the “sports guy” at Sacramento’s KFBK for 17 years. If there’s anyone who dese ...

In the Service: Rocklin man helps through shutdown

Captains Mike Burns, left and Scott Huntley, 350th Air Refueling Squadron pilots, review checklists for pre-flight inspections on a KC-135 Stratotaker at McConnell Air Force Base i ...

Train table chugs into Rocklin Library

The new train table at the Rocklin Library didn’t stay quiet for long. Almost immediately after the unveiling, the Children’s Corner at the library was full of youngste ...

Giving with golf

United by good intentions and a love of golf, a group of Rocklin residents has turned a hobby into a philanthropic exercise with an annual golf tournament to raise money for breast ...

Media Life: Blues-rock survivors Savoy Brown to play Auburn

Like a finely crafted, vintage guitar, the sound of a classic rock-blues band can wear the years well. With an old guitar, it’s a certain warmth in tone that comes through i ...

Rocklin veteran keeps on pedaling

Four and a half years after being seriously injured by a roadside IED (improvised explosive device) in Iraq, a Rocklin man will bike about 450 miles this month to raise money for t ...

Man’s best friend has an important job

When Georgina the Labrador retriever visits the KLOVE radio station, David Pierce describes it as an employee “bringing in their newborn baby.” Pierce, chief creative ...

Media Life: Major Philly exhibition for Placer-grown artist

Before his death seven years ago at 41, Jason Rhoades created a body of work that startles, challenges preconceptions, amuses and sparks awe. Now, after years of critical acclaim ...

Holiday dress collection lifts girls’ spirits

Getting in a party dress and twirling around the room is part of being a little girl. Rocklin resident 14-year-old Kamryn Cendana, Jr. T.E.E.N. California, hopes to help girl less ...

Water witchery brings magic to Placer County well searches

Wendell Ellis grips the ends of two narrow strands of steel, one in each fist. The ends are pointing straight ahead. He – or more correctly “they” – are in ...

Rocklin actress makes it to LA

All the world’s a stage, truly, to Desa Julia, a 16-year-old “triple threat” of dual citizenship from Rocklin who is gaining recognition as a model, actress and m ...