Health & Fitness

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 ...

Father-son dental care office opens in Rocklin

Scouting potential locations for his first private practice, Dr. Shane Douglas settled on Rocklin with a community presence in mind. Douglas opened his first dentistry office, Her ...

West Nile virus returns to Placer County mosquito carriers

Placer County authorities have discovered the first mosquito samples infected with West Nile virus for 2013. The presence was reportedly found in Roseville and Sheridan. The Place ...

Rocklin chiropractor hosts child wellness workshop

Dr. Tim Smith will host an open health workshop about children’s health care in this country July 22 at New Life Chiropractic. According to a New Life press release, “ ...