Living

For WWII airman, Veteran’s Day comes with international award

In one of the darkest moments in world history, Granite Bay’s Robert Cross joined thousands of young G.I.s in the invasion to liberate Europe and destroy the Nazi war machine ...

Confused about the bus? Ask a Transit Ambassador

You have your usual way of getting to work each morning: You jump into your car, start the engine, turn up the radio and head on your way. This time of year, you probably defrost t ...

Youth in View: Aha moments

Some local young men are committing their time and effort to helping a multitude of people in need. The Granite Bay chapter of Boys Team Charity was founded by Heidi Davis-Spargo ...

The climb out of homelessness

Looking good on the job is something Terri Ciau knows is important. That’s why this Granite Bay resident helps homeless women improve their appearance. Ciau volunteers for W ...

Placer County wine on the way to China?

A couple sharing sweet nothings and a bottle of Wise Villa Winery wine in a Beijing restaurant? A Mumbai family sitting down to dinner with a bottle of wine made in Placer County ...

1964 Highway 49 bridge rubble remains a cleanup quandary

By most accounts, the Highway 49 bridge blowout of December 1964 was spectacular. Photos and video from the time show the force of a hellish torrent of water and wood collapsing t ...

Professional View: Your remodeling questions answered

As economic conditions have improved, more homeowners are finding they have the resources to remodel their homes. Here are five of the most-asked questions about remodeling. 1. Ho ...

Shades of beauty

When hair industry veteran Bill Hoshall and his interior designer wife, Joyce, dreamt up Shades Hair Color Bar and Salon in Roseville, they knew the design of the space would have ...

Placer County’s public health chief retiring after 17 years

After 30 years of public service, including 17 years as Placer County’s public health chief, Dr. Richard Burton is retiring. Burton’s departure as Health and Human Ser ...

Another View: Hope drives women battling breast cancer

Devastation. Hope. Blame. Perseverance. Every woman diagnosed with breast cancer experiences a broad range of strong emotions. Over 12 percent of women born in the U.S. today &mdas ...