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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. ...

Media Life: Dutch Flat, Gold Run, Towle get their due in new book

Art Sommers has made a second career out of giving Placer County-area residents a glimpse into their past through his collection of historic postcards and photos. Sommers has spen ...

Auburn’s homeless have a voice in new book

Going in, Auburn attorney Bob Litchfield was expecting to interview perhaps half  a dozen members of the area’s homeless community and then move on. The initial intervi ...

Roseville teacher publishes new children’s book

When first graders in teacher Margaret O’Hair’s ocean-themed classroom have reading time, they escape to “Book Beach” to select a piece of literature of the ...

Roseville nurse offers simple tips for better health

Holistic nurse StaciJoy Ellis thinks this country is in a "real pickle." The Roseville resident has spent the past 20-plus years trying to help people lift themselves out of that p ...

Roseville woman recalls family’s experiences in Nazi Germany

On the day of her birth, Melitta Strandberg was stolen from her parents. She would not be united with them until six months later, when she was left at the doorsteps of a refugee c ...

Roseville bride bares soul in "Chicken Soup" book

April Fetch has two wedding dresses, and she wore them both to marry her fiancé. One dress is short chiffon with thin straps. The other is more traditional. It's long and made of ...

Roseville grandpa pens book on sharing life lessons

Roseville author William Gould thinks grandparents have life lessons to teach younger generations - although this audience might not always want to listen. His book, "Grandpa, Wer ...

Granite Bay author examines how to close achievement gap

Don't let the thought of reading Dr. Rex Fortune's 450-page book on closing the achievement gap among students stress you out. The highly researched book breaks information down i ...

Roseville native grapples with monsters in first book

Roseville native Garrett Vander Leun is always going from one exciting project to the next. He's currently in Argentina making a documentary with his fiancé about the count ...