Seniors

South Placer seniors earning black belts, staying active

Many older adults have expressed a desire to participate in martial arts, or regret that they didn’t do it while they were younger. As evidenced by those who have successfull ...

Our View: No excuses, thanks to senior role models

Every time I catch myself lazing about on a Saturday, idly watching TV or catching a catnap, the image of a 91-year-old woman pops into my head, not unlike Pinocchio’s cric ...

Rocklin police warn of telephone scam

The Rocklin Police Department wants to make community members aware of a telephone scam targeting senior citizens in the Rocklin area. According to a release from Rocklin PD, it s ...

Free tax assistance at Rocklin Library

Monday, April 15, is just around the corner. For those who need a little help filing their state and federal tax returns, AARP and the IRS have teamed up to sponsor free assistance ...

Legal help available for Placer County seniors

Legal Services of Northern California is a private, nonprofit legal aid organization. The Mother Lode Regional Office is in Auburn. One component of the organization’s missi ...

Rocklin man remembers a lifetime of love

When Jim Plessinger met his future wife, Dottie, it was love at first sight – at least for him. The two met on a blind date set up by their fathers in 1948. She came to the ...

Rocklin birthday boys ring in their big days together

Rocklin residents current and past recently celebrated 393 years of living. Leon “Shorty” Vicencio (Jan. 25, 1932), Dr. James Carlson (Jan. 24, 1942), Gene Johnson (Ja ...