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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 ...

Friends host yard sale to support woman battling cancer

When Jenny Beard was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, the diagnosis was scary, but the doctors were optimistic. She underwent a mastectomy and treatment and eventually through ...

Transplant patients ready to play ball

The Sacramento Kings will play host to the Golden State Warriors tonight, but the more important game will start at 6:30 p.m. on the Kings’ home court. The Donate Life Reci ...

Rocklin author looks back to help others move forward

Her memoir begins with a hook that might make readers wonder if they are truly delving into nonfiction. As the layers unfold in chapter one, teenager Cathy Compton is reeling in d ...

The bittersweet Americanization of Hiroshi Kashiwagi

Wistful and painful memories fill the pages of Hiroshi Kashiwagi’s new book “Starting from Loomis and Other Stories.” Kashiwagi, 91, lives in San Francisco now. ...

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 ...

Media Life: New book a guide to American River canyon, life

  You have to hand it to Eric Peach and Co. for coming up with not only a new and improved edition of “The American River Insider’s Guide” but also sneaking ...

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 ...