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Granite Bay player triumphs at Pokemon City Championships

After a full day of head-to-head Pokémon Trading Card Game battles, Connor Pedersen took first place in the Junior Division at the 2013 Pokémon City Championships in ...

In the Service: McDaniel completes basic training

Air Force Airman Aaron R. McDaniel graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive eight-week prog ...

10-year-old raises funds for charity

Zack Xerri is not your typical 10-year-old, although he is an avid videogame player. Xerri rents out his five bounce houses and concessions like cotton candy and nachos through his ...

In the Service: Lomeli serving on USS Harry S. Truman

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), flagship for the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operation ...

The Bushnells’ deep roots

More than 50 years ago, in 1962, the Bushnell family purchased property on Douglas Boulevard. Three generations of Bushnells resided on the 18 acres of land where, after a brief s ...

Nonprofit provides hope one bicycle at a time

Once a week, volunteers come together for “Wrench Nites,” where they repair donated bicycles in preparation of giving them away. They fine-tune gear shifts, put air in ...

In the Service: Olesen completes basic training

Air Force Airman Ciera C. Olesen graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive eight-week prog ...

Homeless but hopeful

Mark Hegel has been a guest of the Gathering Inn since he was laid off in 2009 from the technical imaging field.   Hegel spends his time at the Gathering Inn during ...

Back and Forth: Local author wants you to shoot for the moon

Jack May is a retired cattleman who moved to the Granite Bay area in 2003. He is an active Granite Bay Rotarian and is involved with several projects that donate money to help the ...

John Hynes earns Eagle rank

John Hynes of Roseville, flanked by his father, Michael Hynes of Roseville, and grandfather Bill Hynes of Lincoln, is the first original member of Boy Scout Troop 1051 to earn the ...

Getting older means getting wiser, not wider

Fred D’Alo used to struggle with his weight. A lot. Now 63, D’Alo weighed in at just under 300 pounds only a few years ago, and was left looking for someone to turn to ...

Boy Scout brings joy to Granite Bay library

If you’ve ever looked in an office supply catalog then you know how expensive furniture can be. And if you’ve ever looked in a library supply catalog (most likely, you ...

In the Service: Boles completes Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman Jared J. Boles graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive eight-week program ...

In the Service: Perchaz completes basic training

Army Pfc. Aaron M. Perchaz has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, histor ...

A slide for Tamara

About two dozen Home Depot employees volunteered their time build a play structure for 3-year-old Tamara Herrera of Roseville. She was surprised when she walked into her backyard w ...