Project helps homeless

Granite Bay High School freshman Patrick Carroll recently completed his Eagle Scout project by providing more than 150 hygiene kits for Roseville’s homeless. The kits were donate ...

Acupuncture demo for New Year

In honor of Chinese New Year and its fifth year in business, Pan Acu-puncture and Herb will host an open house. Guests are invited to visit the office and get questions about acu- ...

Kids celebrate first birthday at hospital where they were born

The Women and Children’s Center at Kaiser hospital in Roseville marked its one-year anniversary Wednesday with a festive celebration attended by some of the children who were bor ...

Ask the DMV: Test senior’s driving skills at the DMV’s Web site

Q: My mother is 65 years old and I am not exactly sure if she is a fit driver. Is there a test she can take online that will determine if she is still fit to drive? A: The Californ ...

Audit reveals questionable Placer County spending

Placer County’s development department skirted county and department policies in failing to log receipts for purchases, skipping required approvals for orders of supplies and mad ...

Shower redesigned to be wheelchair compatible

When the economy slowed work for a couple of local contractors, they decided to use their extra time to give back to the community. Contractors Alex Arriaga and Noland Williams h ...

Need help finding a new career?

If your New Year’s resolution is to find a new career, come to the Career and Resource Fair Jan. 28 at the University of Phoenix. The event is sponsored by the Rocklin Chamber ...

Indoor pool a recreational asset for residents

Located behind Nugget Market, the Central Park Indoor Pool held its official grand opening ceremony Saturday.As the city’s first indoor pool, it will be a recreational asset ...

Protecting taxpayers while delivering transportation

2009 was a tough year. How often do you hear someone in government say that taxpayers got more for their money? Well, if you live in Placer County, you did in terms of transportati ...

Mission possible: Local couple off to Africa

A doctor and his wife have given up the comforts and security of their Loomis home to work in impoverished Africa. “We are leaving behind many of the comforts of this world, but ...

Police donate toys, snacks to MDIC

Last month, Santa wasn’t the only one distributing toys to boys and girls. The Roseville Police Officers Association, in conjunction with local Target stores delivered bags of to ...

Gallery gives middle-schoolers chance to showcase art

Roseville’s Blue Line Gallery is preparing to open an exhibit featuring the artwork of students from Cooley Middle School in Roseville. “Art in the Middle” will feature art ...

2009 is history, let’s not repeat it

I am back to work and ready to face 2010. I had the last two weeks of the year off and they were heavenly. I had time with my family and my two favorite past times- shopping and re ...

Health care for all in great USA

Hooray! A health care plan is on the way, not a perfect one, but a step in the right direction. I was thinking about the past, the “greatest generation” – their WWII fight ...

Let’s make this the decade of volunteering

Happy New Year! Even though the calendar says Jan. 6 it’s not too late to begin pursuing those New Year’s resolutions and all those “to do” items that have probably been ...