Seniors

County vintners and food featured at Taste of Placer County

Local vintners will share the fruits of their labor at the upcoming Taste of Placer County Wine and Food Festival to be held in Loomis next weekend. Thirteen county wineries will ...

Bocce Ball is gaining in popularity

As the weather starts to clear up and schools close for the summer, many people may be looking for a new hobby to pass the time. A sport gaining in popularity is bocce ball, a ga ...

Margie Younger celebrates her 90th birthday

Margie Younger, former ?Chatterbox? columnist for the Placer Herald, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Friday. A birthday celebration in her honor will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m ...

Tied to the fly

John Peterson, a longtime Rocklin resident, has developed a gift and a passion unseen by many. That passion is a love for fly fishing. He admits with a chuckle that the end resul ...

Memorial Day: A day to remember history

Nearly 100 people, ranging from toddlers to veterans in their 90s, gathered Monday morning at the Rocklin Cemetery to pay tribute to this country’s military. Ceremonies, co-host ...

Life after left turns

The statistics are out there. According to AAA, senior drivers are the fastest-growing segment of the population and, other than teenagers, the most likely to be killed while beh ...

Meals on Wheels in need of volunteers

Want to volunteer your time to help seniors? Seniors First Meals on Wheels program has an immediate need for two volunteer drivers on Tuesday and Wednesday in the Rocklin area. ...

Meals on Wheels seeks five substitute drivers

Meals on Wheels needs your help. There are currently five substitute driver positions open on the Rocklin routes. Drivers will need to give two hours once a week or every two weeks ...

Casa de Santa Fe celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Casa de Santa Fe resident Shirley Tenenbaum dances during the center’s Cinco de Mayo celebration. The senior living center held events all day with music in the afternoon, snacks ...

Springfield Scholarship club scoops up funds for students

It all started with a small group of sports enthusiasts. They made an effort to watch the basketball games at Rocklin High and came up with the idea of starting a scholarship clu ...

Seniors serenaded by students for Valentine’s Day

Seniors at Casa de Santa Fe were serenaded by second-graders as a Valentine’s Day treat Tuesday. Twin Oaks Elementary second-graders made the walk to the senior living center to ...

Meals on Wheels needs your help

Meals on Wheels in Placer County has immediate openings for the program. Meals on Wheels is a nutrition program that provides meals to homebound seniors 60 years of age or older. T ...

Students make the season bright for local seniors

The holiday time is said to be a time of peace, affection and goodwill to all. Last week, Rocklin sixth-graders at Cobblestone Elementary used a field trip assignment to do just th ...