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Daytripper: Squaw Valley a great vacation spot for any season

A fresh coat of snow has covered the nearby mountain, which has excitable skiers and snowboarders eager to slip into their gear on this gorgeous Sunday morning in Lake Tahoe. Skie ...

Cooperative Extension aims to teach beginning farmers the ropes

Whether driven by an idyllic view of working with the land or a commitment to the local food movement, farming in the Sierra foothills is attracting smart and passionate adherents. ...

Granite Bay woman running first Boston Marathon

Running 26.2 miles in the course of a morning may seem daunting to most people, as it does to Granite Bay resident Laura Gordon, but that’s what she’ll be attempting to ...

Granite Bay senior donates paintings to friends, volunteers

When Granite Bay resident Glenn Allen picked up a brush in an art class for the first time at age 63, he had no idea his pastime would turn into more than just a hobby. Now, almos ...

Granite Bay has many options for finding faith

With the renewal of spring comes for some the desire for a renewal of the spirit. People want to do better, be better and alleviate suffering of their own and that of others. For s ...

Bayside Church: for those who don't like church

Bayside Church prides itself on providing a high-energy, encouraging and welcoming place of worship for both people who love attending church and those who are hesitant to become p ...

Back and Forth: A conversation with Rabbi Korik

Rabbi Yossi Korik came to south Placer County a little more than eight years ago after having lived his entire life traveling, living and studying in just about every corner of the ...

Two sisters reunite for first time 65 years after adoption separation

In the rain and the front yard of a Christian Valley home, amidst the hugs, sobs and tears of joy, a 65-year journey of uncertainty and searching came to an end and a new journey b ...

Granite Bay author pens first mystery novel

A writer since childhood, Kathleen Asay knew she had a great character in the form of a real-life woman in yellow she often saw while working in Los Angeles in the 1970s. She just ...

Auburn’s veteran radio voice retiring after 57 years

  A familiar voice to many Auburn radio listeners is signing off the air for the final time on Friday. Barry Stigers, whose Morning News show has been a staple on KAHI 950 r ...