Food & Wine

Rocklin woman wins cystic fibrosis recipe contest

  Danielle Mandella, a part-time Rocklin resident who lives with cystic fibrosis, was selected as one of three winners in the nationwide CFChef Recipe Challenge. Her Meat Rol ...

The Saturday Skinny: Being prepared is a good motto for losing weight

In this week's installment we're going to look at a word many fear: preparation. Having a healthy eating plan is great in theory, but if there isn't a way to stick to ...

'Shoe Guys' a hit at Wine, Women & Shoes

It was a shopper’s paradise Saturday at the Westfield Galleria in Roseville, where more than 300 people filled the center court for Wine, Women & Shoes. The event was ...

PEACE for Families hosts Oktoberfest

  PEACE for Families will host its fourth annual Oktoberfest starting at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at the Blue Goose, 3550 Taylor Road, Loomis. Guests will enjoy traditional ...

The Saturday Skinny: If you believe in yourself, weight loss will follow

Sometimes the simplest changes can have the biggest impact on your waistline. In our culture of instant gratification, it’s no wonder the weight loss industry is a multi-billion ...

Wild Vines & Brew opens in Rocklin

Rocklin’s night life is getting a new entrant with a very local flair. Maria Trunzo, a local businesswoman whose family has owned and operated businesses in Rocklin since 198 ...

Chef's Table is Burger Battle champ

Chef David Hill is now a culinary heavyweight. The owner of The Chef’s Table in Rocklin was crowned champion of the Sacramento Burger Battle last month, when he faced off aga ...

The Saturday Skinny: Technology has its place in weight loss plan

There are a few tools I have found extremely helpful in my quest to lose weight and many of them are free. When I started this journey back in December 2010, I weighed in at 303 po ...

The Saturday Skinny: Weight loss for one can mean loss for others

When I really knuckled down and got serious about losing weight in October 2011 (after having only lost 20 pounds the previous 10 months), something shifted in the household. I ha ...

Cub Scouts getting griddle ready to serve up pancakes

There will be more than hot chili on the menu during Rocklin’s annual Hot Chili & Cool Cars event. Cub Scouts with Rocklin Pack 29 will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser from ...

Ready for some hot chili, cool cars?

Thousands of car enthusiasts and chili lovers are expected to attend this year’s “Hot Chili & Cool Cars” event, which will take over Pacific Street on Sept. 15. Distinct hom ...

The Saturday Skinny: Forget willpower, just make healthy choices to lose weight

This has been a week of meetings held in restaurants, a family gathering at a buffet and Celebration of Life for a friend lost to cancer. Through it all, I managed to stay focused ...

The Saturday Skinny: Get moving with your family to instill healthy lifestyles, lose weight

I'll just come out and say it: Being a parent is hard work and when trying to incorporate exercise into family life, it gets even more difficult. What I've learned is my children a ...

The Saturday Skinny: Read food labels to balance nutrition

I am frequently asked questions regarding my weight loss. They range from the basics, "How did you do it?", to, "What's the difference between pinto beans and black beans?" Let's t ...

The Saturday Skinny: Tips for maintaining weight loss on road trips

I often find myself behind the wheel of a car, driving up to five hours at a time. For many during the summer, this is the time for family vacations and road trips. They have prove ...