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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. ...

Media Life: Dutch Flat, Gold Run, Towle get their due in new book

Art Sommers has made a second career out of giving Placer County-area residents a glimpse into their past through his collection of historic postcards and photos. Sommers has spen ...

Auburn’s homeless have a voice in new book

Going in, Auburn attorney Bob Litchfield was expecting to interview perhaps half  a dozen members of the area’s homeless community and then move on. The initial intervi ...

Roseville teacher publishes new children’s book

When first graders in teacher Margaret O’Hair’s ocean-themed classroom have reading time, they escape to “Book Beach” to select a piece of literature of the ...

5 questions with Mike Fabel - Fabel extols unity with new book

Local resident Mike Fabel has been writing for over a quarter century. He began his passion at the tender age of 8, and he published a poetry book, “Fabel’s Tales Unspoken, ...

Orthodontist’s book a hit

Dr. Donna Galante of Cater Galante Orthodontic Specialists in Rocklin, recently hit Amazon’s best-seller list with her new book, “Power Principles for Success.” The book, in ...

Placer County Library kicks-off ‘The Big Read’ in April

This year’s Big Read book is “Fahrenheit 451” in celebration of National Library Week. Join other Placer County residents in a mass reading of the book during April, All br ...

Local woman tells story in ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’

By Lauren WeberThe Placer HeraldThe mysterious bond of twins is true, Vi Parsons of Rocklin said. Parsons tells the story of a sightseeing vacation with her twin sister, Violet Moo ...

Book offers advice on dealing with bullies

More than 50 percent of students say they see others bullied at least once a week, according to the National Crime Prevention Council Web site. Rocklin resident Dr. Lothar Mader s ...