Living

Blue Oaks students walk to help Children’s Miracle Network, PTC

The students and staff of Blue Oaks Elementary were simply walking, but to children at the UC Davis Medical Center Hospital in Sacramento they were making miracles happen. Last we ...

Martha Riley Communtiy Library nets “Project of the Year” award

There may not have been a red carpet, celebrities or the paparazzi but it still felt like the Academy Awards. At least that’s how it seemed to Mike Shellito, assistant city mana ...

Community garden helps out in hard times

Inside a fenced-off area at the North Roseville REC Center, local families are getting back to their roots. Taking a page from a World War II-era staple, the children’s after-sc ...

Help keep local food banks fit

During the month of March, Curves of Roseville is participating in the 11th annual Curves food drive to benefit local food banks. Collectively, over the past five years, nearly 50 ...

Look into the future

You don’t have to go to Disneyland to see a futuristic home model. Eskaton Senior Services, along with collaborating sponsors, including Intel, have built the senior home of th ...

A Gardeners’ Gathering scheduled Saturday

When the Placer County Master Gardeners decided to have a day of workshops last year – A Gardeners’ Gathering – the response exceeded their expectations. “We weren’t su ...

Garden gadgets

Anxiously awaiting the arrival of spring, local nurseries are stocking up on fun, useful gadgets for the upcoming gardening season. Janet Simkins, director of Sierra Nursery in Ro ...

Stringing her way to success

Fantee Jones is obsessed with Panda bears, the Twilight series and the color pink. She likes listening to Taylor Swift, texting her friends and loves playing the piano. She’s j ...

Catching the big one

A $1.95 hamburger at a fine restaurant? A meal of mussels or oysters for $3.95 and $4.95? Those selections are just a sampling of the bar food menu available at McCormick & Schmic ...

Getting garlic breath just got a whole lot easier in Roseville

Foodies of America rejoice! Guy Fieri of the Food Network has come to Roseville. Fieri is the owner of the recently opened Roseville restaurant, Johnny Garlic’s California Grill ...

Consider slimming down those Super Bowl Sunday snacks

Forget the football and the commercials — Super Bowl Sunday is all about the snacks.Whether you’re rooting for the Steelers or the Cardinals, or neither team for that matter, a ...

Up for the weight-loss challenge

  With the popularity of the television show, “The Biggest Loser” weight loss challenges are springing up everywhere.If losing weight is one of your resolutions f ...

Runners make strides to raise funds for scholarships

Many New Year’s resolutions involve health and fitness. For those interested in including running as a way to get fit, Beth and Randy Seevers of Elk Grove have the perfect tra ...

New curve for grand ol’ game

Alice Goff is 16 again. At least that’s how she feels. The 84-year-old resident of Mistywood Retirement Home in Roseville waits for her turn “at bat” for the weekly bean bag ...