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The bittersweet Americanization of Hiroshi Kashiwagi

Wistful and painful memories fill the pages of Hiroshi Kashiwagi’s new book “Starting from Loomis and Other Stories.” Kashiwagi, 91, lives in San Francisco now. ...

Hometown News: Overholt completes basic training

Air Force Airman Aaron M. Overholt graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive eight-week prog ...

Western Sierra student organizes denim collection for charity

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy junior Leenah Bassouni is asking classmates and their families to do something for the homeless this winter — specifically to donate jeans f ...

Media Life: New book a guide to American River canyon, life

  You have to hand it to Eric Peach and Co. for coming up with not only a new and improved edition of “The American River Insider’s Guide” but also sneaking ...

ACCESS program gives all children chance to dance

As the young students in the ACCESS dance program at the Northern California Dance Conservatory in Roseville move to the music’s rhythm, they’re also doing something el ...

Rocklin Scout builds bulletin board for dog park

On Saturday, Jan. 25, Wade Osborn and his fellow scouts from Boy Scout Troop 435 assembled and installed a two-sided community bulletin board for the Rocklin Residents Unite for Fi ...

Local voices of the Holocaust share stories in Rocklin

On Thursday, Feb. 27, Margot Goldberg from Loomis/Palo Alto, Manny Hirschel from Roseville and Sy Karfiol from Roseville, will share their personal experiences as witnesses of the ...

Furry friends provide support to those in need

From the tragic aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut to the stress and angst of finals week at Sacramento State University, friendly dogs in vests ...

Back and Forth: Granite Bay’s Anthony Brown knows his beer

Anthony Brown likes to talk about beer. Why shouldn’t he? He is, after all, co-owner of one of south Placer County’s newest breweries, Out of Bounds Brewing in Rocklin ...

Community members to receive leadership awards

Five community members will receive the Stand Up Placer Leadership Award recognizing them for their contributions toward ending domestic and sexual violence in Placer County. The a ...