People

Once a nurse, always a nurse

Angela Sehr never wanted to be a nurse, instead hoping to become an engineer. Fast forward nearly three decades and Sehr, of Granite Bay, is now founder, president and owner of Ad ...

Allegiant aims to help veterans, youth athletes

A local nonprofit is providing help for wounded warriors and returned veterans, and also offering a hand to youth sports and education all with community support. The nonprofit is ...

Roseville senior will leave behind new media production program when he graduates

When Daniel Wetter, then an eighth-grader, met with Roseville High School’s journalism adviser to inquire about the program and decide between enrolling at his local campus a ...

Little Bishop has many friends

Last October, a Wheatland resident pulled her car over when she noticed a small injured kitten. The 3 pound, 7 ounce black kitten looked like it had been hit by a car. The residen ...

Hometown News: Hayes named to Wheaton College Dean’s List

Wheaton College student Allison Hayes of Granite Bay was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2013 semester. Hayes is majoring in biology at the college in Wheaton, Ill. Dean ...

Western Sierra student organizes denim collection for charity

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy junior Leenah Bassouni is asking classmates and their families to do something for the homeless this winter — specifically to donate jeans f ...

Roseville’s adult literacy program helps 84-year-old learn to read

After a lifetime of having the messages in birthday cards read to him, Roseville resident John Var veered from the norm on his 84th birthday last August when he told his granddaugh ...

A Touch of Understanding receives grant from Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

A Touch of Understanding recently received a $7,000 Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, which will be used to provide character-building in-scho ...

National Charity League girls thank military veterans

About 40 teenage girls and their mothers in local chapters of National Charity League visited with veterans at the Sacramento VA Hospital at Mather on Feb. 8 as part of the group&r ...

Beach bumming in Pismo

Tired of the winter’s chill? If you need a break from freezing temperatures, take a drive to California’s Central Coast. At about four and a half hours from Granite Ba ...

Area’s first mutual fund company headquartered in Granite Bay

Right here in our backyard is the area’s first mutual fund company. That would be America First Funds, which is managed by Granite Bay resident Rick Gonsalves. Gonsalves has ...

City of Roseville can help residents reduce water use

If you haven’t already reduced your water usage, there’s no time to wait, especially considering the city of Roseville is close to declaring a drought stage and impleme ...

Granite Bay House Doctor fixes homes in need of some TLC

The doctor is in — but not to take your temperature or fix your aching knees. He’s here to see what ails your home. And if you want to take advantage of the rising hous ...

Had a financial check-up lately?

The start of each year begins the season of resolutions — many of them pertaining to our health. But this is the perfect time to get a financial check-up, as well. Granite B ...

Furry friends provide support to those in need

From the tragic aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut to the stress and angst of finals week at Sacramento State University, friendly dogs in vests ...