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Another View: The Bat Rays and the Bees

We went to the Monterey Bay Aquarium this past weekend.  We saw trained sea otters perform amazing tricks like swimming in circles and eating fish. We saw huge bluefin tuna sw ...

Media Life: Reporter’s-eye view was up close on day Mike Davis died

  It was a barrage of shots that crackled through a quiet residential area of Auburn. It  was a barrage of shots that continue to reverberate in the local and national ...

Professional View: Be your own health care advocate

Have you ever had a medical situation that scared you or caught you off guard? Do you know what to ask, who to talk to and how to prepare for a potential problem? A Scary And Hars ...

Mortgage View: Opportunities to refinance still exist

With all apologies to Jeff Foxworthy and his blue collar comedy (his phrase, not mine) followers, I came up with a list of “you might want to refinance if…” in h ...

Press Tribune reporter bids farewell

When a politically active, longtime Roseville resident went into hospice, I visited him at his house to write a story about all his contributions to the city and give some testimon ...

Professional View: Reengineer your company

We have all been touched in some way by the economic downturn in our region, professionally and personally. Many have felt the cold hand of fate grabbing at our dreams and plans fo ...

Health in View: Get blood pressure under control

Heart attacks and strokes can happen so suddenly, and be so traumatic, that people who suffer them often ask whether the episode could have been prevented. The answer in many cases ...

Fitness View: Falling off the exercise wagon

If you are looking for an excuse to fall off the exercise wagon, the universe will provide one. Is this you? Have you relapsed into your old unhealthy habits? The sad truth is tha ...

Financial View: Pay for college without going broke

College admissions excitement is in full swing. Mail boxes are being checked diligently for that coveted acceptance letter. It is the grand finale to years of hard work, perseveran ...

Don’t lose your boat to a thief

Reading through the classifieds in a mailbox delivery advertisement paper recently, I saw it again: an area resident was requesting information for an offered reward about his stol ...