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Cremation a growing trend in funeral industry

Question: “I keep hearing about the increase in families choosing cremation. Is that true? ” Helen, Roseville   Answer: That’s a true statement, Helen. M ...

Media Life: When giant arrows guided planes over Placer

It’s hard to believe in a 21st century world that early day pilots in flimsy flying machines were guided on low-altitude, cross-country jaunts by giant concrete arrows spaced ...

Health in View: love for your heart

Many of us look forward to February for its emphasis on love and friendship. As physicians, we like to take that sentiment one step further and share information about how to maint ...

Professional View: What causes chronic disorganization?

If the normal remedies for disorganization in your workplace have not worked for you, there’s a reason. Chronic disorganization can have multiple causes that are not so obvio ...

Gardening View: Plan your garden’s comeback

Unlike most people, I’ve never really been one for New Year’s resolutions and I didn’t really see any need to ruin my streak with the advent of 2014. I tend to be ...

Fitness View: Reasons to stay motivated in February

I get it. It’s cold outside, your bed is warm and cozy and you don’t feel like exercising. Not today. Not on a cold Monday in February. So I’m here to remind you ...

Mortgage View: Home loan available for veterans

So you are ready to buy your Granite Bay dream home for around $1 million and you want to get all the mind-bending details on financing, in hopes of putting the least amount of mon ...

Media Life: Old Town Auburn’s Happy Hour sign loses shining light

It’s a sign that’s hard to miss – a beacon featuring a martini glass that promises much but leads nowhere. The Happy Hour is long gone in Old Town, but the sign s ...

'Lone Survivor' an unbelievable true story

"Lone Survivor" hits you in the head from almost the beginning in the true, harrowing story of a team of Navy SEALS sent on a mission to locate and kill a high-ranking me ...

Media Life: KCRA to highlight Placer’s Sochi Olympics presence

Sacramento’s KCRA Channel 3 will be the center of the Olympic world for Auburn TV viewers starting Feb. 6, when the 22nd Winter Games storms onto the small screen and creates ...