Living

Locally Yours: Food tastes even better when it’s close to home

I attended several real farmers markets last week. Surrounded by ripe, sweet stone fruit, plump berries fresh off of the vine and beautiful crisp salad greens, I was filled with a ...

What’s in a name?

French-Canadian explorer Jacques De Noyon spent most of his life exploring the vastness of the Great Lakes region in and around Ontario, Canada and Lake Superior. As the first Ang ...

Births for April 12-May 29

Olivia Michelle Cloutman, a girl, was born April 12, 2011 at Kaiser Roseville, weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces, to Evan and Nina Cloutman. She joins siblings Sage, Gavin and Jacob Clo ...

'Extreme' uphill battle

Unlike the relatively tame sports he also plays, Keith Henderson’s favorite sport is one that involves gravity and extreme speeds. He uses aerodynamics to bomb mountain roads an ...

Quilter takes shapes

Breck Smith could tell the older lady working at the quilt shop wasn’t too keen on him when he first walked through the front door. “I was wearing cowboy boots, I have tattoos ...

4-H girls ‘shoot for the stars’ at fair

Members of the Eureka/Granite Bay 4-H club named their Placer County Fair booth “Shooting for the Stars” to match the fair’s “Goin’ Hollywood” theme. The girls assembl ...

Dolls comfort kids in hospitals

Students at Silverardo Middle School in Roseville and members of the Builders Club of Roseville Kiwanis hand crafted 38 fabric dolls to donate Kaiser and Sutter hospitals in Rosevi ...

Group Aims to help

Consumers at Aim Higher Adult Development Center gave care packages to homeless individuals at Royer Park last month. Consumers at the Roseville center for adults with development ...

Karate girl kicks her way to third-degree black belt

Kate Wilmarth considers it no big deal if she can’t do every single “insane, flippy-trick thing” that some of her fellow martial artists can do. “It’s OK if you’re not ...

Bob and me in Sierra City

On our first evening walking around Herrington’s Sierra Pines Resort in historic Sierra City, I remarked to my traveling companion how sweet it seemed to live in such a small ...

River Cats in the house

Patrick O’Hearon sat in a wheelchair, his excitement growing as he shuffled his physical therapists out of his room to make space for arriving guests. O’Hearon was one of sever ...

Dancer will find her feet in London

Dacia Biletnikoff is fond of a particular catch phrase: “Training is the opposite of hoping.” The mantra drives the 18-year-old, who spends about 20 hours a week practicing da ...

Putting the ‘care’ back in health care

When Care Innovations employees enter their Roseville office, they walk pass a wall covered with dozens of black and white photographs. Some photos show a staffer’s mom who suf ...

Five Questions: Scoutmaster prepares youth for future

Granite Bay’s Troop 121 has produced more than 200 Eagle Scouts as of this year. Each of these accomplished young men selected a project within the community and dedicated ...

Anniversaries: Krause

Charles and Myrna (Jarman) Krause will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 4, 2011 with a private celebration with their sons; Steven (wife Angela) and Gregory (wife Step ...