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Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...

Runners to the rescue

One of the more unnerving things about human trafficking is that it could conceivably take place on any street corner in any city. In fact, some reports have had Sacramento as the ...

Media Life: Reporter’s-eye view was up close on day Mike Davis died

  It was a barrage of shots that crackled through a quiet residential area of Auburn. It  was a barrage of shots that continue to reverberate in the local and national ...

Back and Forth: Lori Ryan is cancer survivor, mother of two

Lori Ryan is a cancer survivor, Granite Bay resident and mother of two. This hardworking mom also handles business development for the Roseville Chamber of Commerce. Can you walk ...

Ready, Set, Go! Granite Bay kids organize fundraiser for Placer SPCA

Children took to the streets — rather, one street — in Granite Bay in early May for a fun run to benefit the nonprofit Placer SPCA. Friends Lauren Huckabay, 9, and Irin ...

Granite Bay woman opens her home, heart to others

Imagine a group of Maidu women, indigenous to the hills of what is now Granite Bay, huddled over a large rock and fiercely grinding acorns with their own powerful hands, while talk ...

Girl Scouts restore Oakhills Nature Trail

With advancements in technology and manufacturing come additional pollution and waste production. We’re all concerned about conserving water, our ever-important “carbon ...

Back and Forth: Butov talks dance

Vladimir Butov moved to the United States when he was 10 years old, where his love of dance came alive almost instantaneously. Today, the Granite Bay resident is a dance instructo ...

Roseville Vice Mayor Garcia honored by Placer County D.A.

Roseville Vice Mayor Carol Garcia is this year’s recipient of the “Heart of the Community Award,” issued by the Placer County District Attorney’s Office. T ...

Granite Bay social group enjoys films together

Film has long been a cultural influence in American society, as movies have the power to transport our imaginations into a world of fictional serenity. In some countries cinema ru ...