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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 ...

Community members to receive leadership awards

Five community members will receive the Stand Up Placer Leadership Award recognizing them for their contributions toward ending domestic and sexual violence in Placer County. The a ...

In the Service: Hopelain completes Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman Justin S. Hopelain graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive eight-week pro ...

Granite Bay financial planner shares investment strategies

When it comes to financial and investment management, there is always some risk involved. “How much can I lose?” That’s a question Anton Bayer is prepared to answ ...

Counter-protestors show up to support Granite Bay High theater students

Love and hate were potentially going to battle it out Thursday evening at Granite Bay High School as theater students prepared to perform “The Laramie Project” inside a ...