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Granite Bay women help foster youth celebrate holidays

As local foster youth spend the holidays away from home, members of United Way’s Women in Philanthropy are ensuring they still have stockings and presents to open. Two of the ...

Janzen earns Eagle Scout rank

Jonathan Janzen, 16, of Troop 121, Granite Bay, earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Aug. 18. He will be recognized at a Court of Honor on Sunday, Nov. 24. For his Eagle project, Jan ...

Winchell rises to Eagle Scout rank

Justin Winchell, 16, of Troop 1 Roseville, earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Aug. 18. He will be recognized at a Court of Honor on Sunday, Nov. 24. For his Eagle project, Winchell ...

In the Service: Mazzola completes basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Steven A. Mazzola graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive eig ...

Volunteers go above and beyond

They toil away endlessly, doing what needs to be done. They don’t often complain. They take direction willingly. They are volunteers. These are the hardworking souls who do t ...

Auburn shows its Veterans Day spirit, appreciation

It was Auburn’s annual community hug time, as thousands turned out Monday to say a warm, collective “thank you” to veterans serving the nation since World War II. ...

Confused about the bus? Ask a Transit Ambassador

You have your usual way of getting to work each morning: You jump into your car, start the engine, turn up the radio and head on your way. This time of year, you probably defrost t ...

Youth in View: Aha moments

Some local young men are committing their time and effort to helping a multitude of people in need. The Granite Bay chapter of Boys Team Charity was founded by Heidi Davis-Spargo ...

The climb out of homelessness

Looking good on the job is something Terri Ciau knows is important. That’s why this Granite Bay resident helps homeless women improve their appearance. Ciau volunteers for W ...

Shades of beauty

When hair industry veteran Bill Hoshall and his interior designer wife, Joyce, dreamt up Shades Hair Color Bar and Salon in Roseville, they knew the design of the space would have ...

Placer County’s public health chief retiring after 17 years

After 30 years of public service, including 17 years as Placer County’s public health chief, Dr. Richard Burton is retiring. Burton’s departure as Health and Human Ser ...

Red Cross volunteer helps families

For Roseville resident Bob Eger, a late-night phone call isn’t an annoyance — it’s a call to action. For nearly five years, Eger and his wife, Linda, have volunt ...

Bully no more: Teens learn how to help their peers

On a warm October morning, Granite Bay High School junior Heather Gonsalves strung holiday lights in the campus cafeteria to transform the bland space into The Essential Place, a c ...

Celebrating life instead of death

Funeral homes aren’t generally places where people feel comfortable. They’re usually only visited when one is in the middle of experiencing a loss – most associa ...

One stroke at a time

Artist Robert S. Lindsey, owner and designer of Better Murals, is widely recognized for his stunning custom artwork, murals, finishes and interior design projects that transform en ...