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Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...

Reaching a milli-stone – plus 200

Broadcast No. 1,200 was the milestone recently attained by the voice of Sierra College sports, sports information director and public announcer Matt Folsom. “It doesn’ ...

An inspiration on the football field and in the community

During this past football season at Rocklin High School, Thomas “Tommy” Moore donned the No. 4 jersey and lined up at tight end and linebacker for the Thunder. But it ...

Loomis/Rocklin Rotary celebrates 50th anniversary

Although the Loomis/Rocklin Rotary Club will continue to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2015, they have no intention of limiting the festivities to one event, according to club ...

Media Life: Reporter’s-eye view was up close on day Mike Davis died

  It was a barrage of shots that crackled through a quiet residential area of Auburn. It  was a barrage of shots that continue to reverberate in the local and national ...

Rocklin woman makes tough choice in light of breast-cancer threat

When Carrie Creger had both her breasts removed — nipples and all — she braced herself to look in the mirror and see the reflection of a scarred body like those she had ...

Two sisters reunite for first time 65 years after adoption separation

In the rain and the front yard of a Christian Valley home, amidst the hugs, sobs and tears of joy, a 65-year journey of uncertainty and searching came to an end and a new journey b ...

Auburn’s veteran radio voice retiring after 57 years

  A familiar voice to many Auburn radio listeners is signing off the air for the final time on Friday. Barry Stigers, whose Morning News show has been a staple on KAHI 950 r ...

Media Life: Treasure turns up in darndest places but not gold-coin couple

May is the target date for a portion of the $10 million in gold coins from the 1800s found by a Gold Country couple to start turning up on Amazon.com’s collectibles site. By ...

Media Life: Digging into Placer’s Oscar connectivity; deepening gold-coin mystery

  Placer County’s return to the big screen in a major motion picture has culminated with that movie getting some heavyweight industry respect this week at the Academy A ...

Media Life: Celebrating World Series hero, boogie band, WWII hospital anniversaries

Spring training 2014 begins the dream for all major league baseball teams and their fans. And as the season opener approaches, every team – and dream – starts from the ...

Rocklin pays tribute to officers killed in the line of duty

The Rocklin Police Department honored two of its own last Wednesday night on the 100th anniversary of the city’s first fallen officer, Marshal Samuel Renaldi, who died as the ...

Twin Oaks student faces lifelong chemo

The ability to plan can make all the difference in a child’s life, and it’s one that Emily Cook acquired at age 6, after a pivotal diagnosis. Since then she has also le ...

Rocklin letter carrier joins the 30-year, million-mile club

For most drivers, they can only count themselves lucky for not getting in a major auto accident. For Jimmie Spilatro, 73, maneuvering through the Rocklin city streets while on her ...

Friends host yard sale to support woman battling cancer

When Jenny Beard was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, the diagnosis was scary, but the doctors were optimistic. She underwent a mastectomy and treatment and eventually through ...