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Roseville woman hits the century mark

Joanna Metzner admits she had thought about making it to her 100th birthday. After all, longevity runs in her family. Though her parents, older sisters and younger brother were all ...

Veterans celebrate anniversary of V-E Day

Years removed from a war that claimed an estimated 40 million lives, the lessons are not forgotten by veterans who served in World War II. This Sunday marks the 60th anniversary of ...

The Gaines Gang

It was a job she thought she never wanted. But now, with six kids and two Jack Russell terriers, Beth Gaines can't imagine being anything but a stay-at-home mother. "I don't know w ...

Awareness across generations

Battling breast cancer has become more than a family affair for three Placer County women. While Beth Weigel has spent the past decade fighting and healing from the physical effec ...

Cox to host identity theft town hall meeting

Identity theft is a mushrooming problem both nationally and in California, with a million residents of this state suffering its impacts last year. To help people with the problem, ...

Ashcroft's visit a very tuneful affair

Having finished a fast and furious press briefing prior to his speech at Whitney Oaks Golf Club, former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft stood outside the entrance to the clubho ...

4-H Club lends a helping hand

For the 14 local 4-H kids who cleared Anne and Joseph Scalese's yard recently, the three hours spent weed-whacking, cutting trees and cleaning up brush meant fulfilling their commu ...

Passion for work and play

Fred Ekman is retired - but not really. The Roseville resident, now in the midst of moving to Sun City Lincoln, is still passionately involved with his work, which just happens to ...

It's Drip for a Dry county

In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, water is never an issue. So when Roseville resident Joe Walia relocated from Minnesota six years ago, words like drought and water metering were fairly ...

Roseville's Strong Enterprises makes drip fertilizing easy

With stifling summer days just over the horizon, the words water and conservation will again be a hot topic on the parched lips of Placer County homeowners. For many years professi ...

Multipurpose rooms serving their purpose

Lunchtime echoes can be heard throughout campus at Crestmont Elementary School on any given day. From the time the school opened in 1963 until recently the source of that noise ca ...

Rising to Prominence

Arturo Gonzalez still recalls watching migrant workers scatter in all directions when trucks from the U.S. Department of Immigration and Naturalization would pull up in the fields. ...

Celebrations abound for Cinco de Mayo

Schools and community organizations throughout Roseville are set to celebrate Cinco de Mayo this year with food, fun, education and more. Often confused with Mexico's Independence ...

Granite Bay physician drowns in Lake Natoma

Friends, family members and patients of Dr. Michael Erich Wild of Granite Bay will remember him as a kind, personal man and a respected doctor. A kayacker discovered Wild's body a ...

A tale of survival

For Mike Iwanek, the memories march in step with him every day, even though he is 60 years removed from the horrors of Auschwitz and forced labor under the Nazis. Because of his me ...