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Media Life: El Dorado County’s self-guided movie-location tour wows

Living so close to Tinseltown does have its advantages on occasion, including having a troupe of thespians filming literally in your backyard. Placer County has had its share of m ...

In the Service: Rae completes Army basic training

Army Reserve Spec. Kelcey H. Rae has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, ...

Sweet 16: Young Jessup student’s art on display

For most kids, turning 16 means getting a driver’s license, having a bit more freedom from the household you grew up in and that you don’t have much longer to wait for ...

The weather outside is not so frightful

Rocklin youths and Sunset Ranch Elementary School students Mateo Sanchez, 8, foreground, and his brother Diego, 10, have some fun catching flakes last Saturday, when a bit of snow ...

Rocklin agent recognized for outstanding volunteerism

Allstate agency owner Julie Domenick received the Agency Hands in the Community Award for her commitment to helping others. With this award came a $1,000 grant from The Allstate Fo ...

Banding together: Friends create accessories to raise funds for charity

Sometimes you just need a hug. And when you’re a kid like 10-year-old Samantha Stagmier, a hug from a favorite cuddly stuffed animal can be the perfect solution to a long day ...

The endurance required to fulfill a dream

The endurance of determination coupled with the perseverance of passion cannot outrun the joy of running a marathon. “I’m too stubborn to give up,” said Tim Toll ...

Lotion, soap endeavor helps fight sex trafficking

Cleansing skin and cleansing the commercial sex industry are now not only a concerted effort, but one as convenient and comforting as a Black Amber bar of soap. “I’m n ...

Homeless but hopeful

Mark Hegel has been a guest of the Gathering Inn since he was laid off in 2009 from the technical imaging field.   Hegel spends his time at the Gathering Inn during ...

The best of both holidays

It won’t happen for another 150 years, but 3-month-old Itay Biterman is indifferent to the rare convergence: 2013 has been a year of firsts for the Rocklin newborn. His fami ...

Rocklin High alum earns Innovator of the Year honor

Alexander Lubinski was recently recognized by Covidien Corporation as winner of the 2013 Product and Technology Award as Innovator of the Year. Lubinski was presented these honors ...

Auburn shows its Veterans Day spirit, appreciation

It was Auburn’s annual community hug time, as thousands turned out Monday to say a warm, collective “thank you” to veterans serving the nation since World War II. ...

Sierra College celebrates Pride Days

It was three days of fun, education and community last week as Sierra College hosted Pride Days on the Rocklin campus. The event, intended to celebrate LGBTQ achievements and spotl ...

Media Life: 1960s TV political drama has little-known link to Auburn

These days, the suits in LA would probably laugh the idea of a TV show with a state legislator as its hero out the door, down the hall and onto the curb. But back in early Novembe ...

Placer County’s public health chief retiring after 17 years

After 30 years of public service, including 17 years as Placer County’s public health chief, Dr. Richard Burton is retiring. Burton’s departure as Health and Human Ser ...