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Longtime barber cuts out of Newcastle

For nearly four decades, Paul the Barber has had a shop in Downtown Newcastle, until he sold his home, closed his doors and pulled up stakes for Chico. Now, his single-chair Main ...

Rundel settles in for the long-term

When Tim Rundel came to town as the new city manager a few months ago, he had the daunting task of learning his way around a new city in a new state. Being a resident of landlocke ...

Baseball’s supporting cast

Little League and PONY Youth baseball have started to wind down, at least in this area. Some teams made some amazing runs in the postseason and deserve congratulations. Recently w ...

DeLoach family thanks family, friends

Thank you, whether it was a card in the mail, a phone call, a text, a hug, a beautiful plant, colorful flowers, food or drink brought to the house. The love and support we rec ...

Secrets of the universe as told by Jack Fabian

 Now, you guys out there, don’t get your chromosomes all misaligned. I didn’t say Victoria’s secrets of the universe.  Besides, all of Victoria’s ...

Another View: Flush with pride, a father shares gratitude for his kids

It is a beautiful sunny day in Auburn as I sit here relaxing with my coffee and reflecting on the day’s events. I was in the audience while my son — James Kirby, a gr ...

SATURDAY in the park is a fundraiser for the Jasso family

For many years now, McDonald’s customers have grown accustomed to seeing Blanca Jasso’s smiling face. Some residents have begun to notice she’s missing and have ...

A lesson for every family

I never thought my father would die. Even though he was 91 ½ and he suffered several life-threatening illnesses and weakened conditions, one after another, in the last ...

Chamberlain lawyer legacy lives on in new Auburn trail, preserve

Shaded by olive trees that mark the rich history of the Aeolia Heights neighborhood in Auburn that it skirts, a 7.5-acre parcel of land on the edge of the American River canyon has ...

Sports and science … miles apart

The only thing Super about that Bowl on Feb. 2 was the lady who sang the National Anthem. It was so good to hear it sung as it should be sung, instead of some screamer going thr ...