Living

Couple creates personable care home for the elderly

An unfortunate experience in Joe and Mary Bruno’s life prompted them to completely change their lifestyle and provide a pleasant place for three elderly women with special health ...

5 Questions: Roseville wildlife photographer starts blog

After looking at pictures of people’s insides all day, radiologist Randall Finley likes to point his camera at wild animals and landscapes. He’s painted and sketched for most o ...

‘Robo Cop’ prepares for another year at Woodcreek

When students start flooding the halls of Woodcreek High School Thursday, Shane McClure will be watching. As a campus monitor for the past 10 years, McClure says the safety of the ...

Pause hits the ‘stop’ button

After a little more than seven months of service, Pause Lounge & Kitchen closed its doors for the last time Saturday night. The restaurant opened its doors in early January and q ...

Languages galore for Granite Bay girl

An 8-year-old girl in Granite Bay has dreams likely different than those of her friends. She hopes to grow up to become a linguist, and she wants to set a Guinness World Record fo ...

Homegrown wine, food, music in Placer this weekend

Fans of locally-produced food and wine may find something to tempt their palate along the Placer County Wine Trail this weekend. The Placer County Vintners Association will celebr ...

Teen tells of drug use, recovery

Isaac can pinpoint the exact gesture that may have saved his life. Two weeks after running away from home, the teenager met his older brother for lunch. Isaac “looked like d ...

Placer teens struggle with pill popping

Roseville and Granite Bay are not immune to drugs seeping into the lives of local youth. In fact, studies show that no community is immune. But these two northern California local ...

Roseville doc treats kids in Mongolia

Dr. Richard Friederich is a hot commodity in Mongolia, where he’s traveled the past nine years to treat children in need. The Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center doctor i ...

Local men lend helping hand to foster youth

Joey Skyler’s future did not look bright. His mom had died of a drug overdose when he was 9 and he’d spent most of his young life homeless. But that didn’t preve ...

Kings’ experts teach youth fitness tips

Learn fitness tips from the experts when members of the Sacramento Kings organization lead the “Fitness Timeout” event Friday, Aug. 5, at the Fountains. Youth are invited to p ...

Potter throws himself into his work

Functional and decorative studio potter David A. Bradley demonstrated his art during the first week of the California State Fair. “Several years ago one of the representatives o ...

New ‘therapist’ joins Sutter Roseville

The new therapist at the Sutter Rehabilitation Institute often gets complimented on her beauty. She has big brown eyes and soft blond hair. Lavender is also appreciated for her l ...

New tool assists Parkinson’s diagnosis

For 11 years, Donald Cunningham was misdiagnosed as having an essential tremor. His hands involuntarily shake and his doctor determined that he showed signs of this neurological ...

Boatman, Allard to wed on Sept. 4

Justin Boatman and Jacque Allard, both of Roseville, have announced their plans to marry. Justin Boatman is the son of Dave and Nina Boatman of Auburn. He is a 2011 graduate of Wil ...