Health & Fitness

The Saturday Skinny: Don't fear celebrations when trying to lose weight

While Kool and the Gang’s megahit “Celebration” is often a favorite tune at parties, for those battling weight, celebrating can be a slippery slope to putting on ...

Rocklin chiropractor hosts cancer prevention workshop

A local chiropractor wants people to know they do not have to sit by idly and hope they don’t get cancer. Cancer can be fought every day. According to Dr. Tim Smith of New Li ...

Walk with a purpose: Relay steps off Sept. 14

Celebrate birthdays, meet Disney princesses and unite in the fight against cancer Sept. 14 and 15 at Granite Oaks Middle School at Rocklin’s 12th annual Relay for Life. The ...

Take the ‘Whole Life Challenge’

Feel an improvement on your whole life by changing parts of it. Rocklin CrossFit, CrossFit Genesis and CrossFit Echelon will host the third annual “Whole Life Challenge&rdqu ...

In its sixth year, Cyclebration returns to Folsom

Cyclebration is returning to Folsom. The sixth annual community event will be held this weekend and will feature somewhat of a decathlon of events for all types of bike riders. Whe ...

Expert opinion: In a culture of affluence, why the children may not be all right

Rocklin resident Jodie Stevens, hostess of “The Family Morning Show” on The Fish 103.9FM, is in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. “My parents were very g ...

Public urged to take precautions against West Nile virus

Wth the warm summer weather upon us, Placer County Public Health officials remind the public to take precautions against West Nile virus, a preventable, mosquito-borne disease that ...

Sutter Health offers sponsorships to local nonprofits

Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region invites local nonprofit organizations throughout Amador, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Solano, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba counties to app ...

National Night Out could be a treat for mosquitoes

The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District reminds residents to be vigilant about mosquito-bite prevention during National Night Out celebrations next Tuesday, Aug. 6. The eve ...

Business Brief: Rocklin fitness center offers free boot camp

Thrive Fit Club will kick off another round of the 24Fit Boot Camp Challenge, geared to help people lose weight fast and effectively. The free program will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday, ...

Incoming Rocklin High freshman battling cancer

“I feel so popular,” smiled 14-year-old Samantha London outside her Rocklin home at the sea of peers who had showered her with friendship, compassion and kindness. A g ...

Rocklin chiropractor helps kids head back to school

New Life Chiropractic will hold a back-to-school event benefiting Stand Up Placer Aug. 24 at the Rocklin location. Attendees will enjoy complimentary food and beverages courtesy o ...

Tee it up for fight against childhood cancer

The Keaton Raphael Memorial will host its 16th Annual “Chipping Away at Childhood Cancer” charity golf tournament Monday, Aug. 19, at a new location, Catta Verdera Coun ...

Kaiser awards more than $1 million to nonprofits

Kaiser Permanente in the greater Sacramento region has announced it is donating $1.4 million dollars to nonprofit organizations that serve the community by improving access to heal ...

Gold medalist Summer Sanders gets very close to varicose veins campaign

In childhood innocence, Summer Sanders referred to varicose veins as “very close veins.” Now a mother of two, the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Roseville has gro ...