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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 ...

Fitness buff turns the page to a new chapter in her life

When the bad economy forced Laticia Jackson to recently close her fitness consulting business in Roseville, she didn’t dwell in the disappointment. Instead, the Antelope res ...

Dog saved veteran from suicide

During a private reception in Roseville Friday night, retired U.S. Army Captain Luis Carlos Montalvan relayed a startling statistic: Every day in this country, 18 veterans commit s ...

Book offers resources for mothers of the abused

A Roseville clinical social worker has written a book focused on one person with a huge impact on survivors of sexual abuse: mom. In doing so, she has published what she considers ...

Dugard book generating interest but scarce to find in Auburn area

Downtown Auburn business owner Katherine Santiago lived in the North Lake Tahoe area when Jaycee Dugard was kidnapped while waiting for the school bus in 1991 in South Lake Tahoe. ...

Roseville woman pens memoir about registering blacks to vote

Surrounded by cotton and tobacco fields in the Deep South in 1965, Sherie Labedis was a long way from home. The 18-year-old white woman from Shingle Springs, Calif. had spent the ...

Author helps others find 'everlasting happiness'

On a random day about 15 years ago, Joanne Jeffers Veeck decided to re-examine an old interest. That interest was psychology, a subject matter she studied during one year of gradu ...

Book offers advice on dealing with bullies

More than 50 percent of students say they see others bullied at least once a week, according to the National Crime Prevention Council Web site. Rocklin resident Dr. Lothar Mader s ...