Living

Volunteers go above and beyond

They toil away endlessly, doing what needs to be done. They don’t often complain. They take direction willingly. They are volunteers. These are the hardworking souls who do t ...

Media Life: Prized 1848 Gold Rush nugget gets its due in Smithsonian list

  “Hey boys, by God, I believe I’ve found a gold mine.” Any school kid heard the story and many took the long, winding ride in the big yellow bus to a plac ...

Penryn’s landmark Ground Cow eatery grinds to a halt

PENRYN -- It started in Penryn in 1963 as the Ground Cow, a landmark restaurant stop promising thick, creamy 40-cent milkshakes, charbroiled burgers for six bits and ice-cold 40-ce ...

Typhoon Haiyan relief: Red Cross, supermarkets, TV stations reaching out

Auburn’s Save Mart store is joining the effort to aid victims in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan’s path of destruction through the central Philippines on Friday. And it&rsq ...

Big Christmas shopping day to help ‘Battle for Vets’

On Nov. 23, Roseville’s Maidu Community Center will host the 3rd Annual Allegiant Battle for Veterans “Shop for a Cause” event. The afternoon of Christmas gift-gr ...

Assistance League partners with local banks, Girl Scouts

On Oct. 26, Assistance League of Sacramento participated in the National Day of Making a Difference in others’ lives with a children's book drive. Together with Umpqua B ...

Auburn shows its Veterans Day spirit, appreciation

It was Auburn’s annual community hug time, as thousands turned out Monday to say a warm, collective “thank you” to veterans serving the nation since World War II. ...

Same mission, new look

For the past 15 years Keaton Raphael Memorial has grown and developed into a resource for thousands of children with cancer and their families. Keaton Raphael Memorial recently un ...

Another View: Focus on lung cancer

Lung cancer is the most deadly cancer — the No. 1 killer of both men and women in the U.S. It’s also the most preventable cancer, since about 90 percent of all cases ar ...