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More predictions by the numbers

Last week, I introduced my ingenious method for predicting how the boys basketball teams would fare in the Pioneer Valley, Sierra Foothill, and Capital Athletic leagues. To repeat ...

Year 1 of marriage – what I’ve learned so far

This weekend, my husband, Alex, and I will celebrate our one-year wedding anniversary.We’ll be spending it walking down memory lane in Chico, where we first met almost five years ...

Mayor talks city salaries, pensions and cash outs

No issue is more top-of-mind in Rocklin (and elsewhere) today than government-employee compensation — salaries, pensions, and “cash outs.” Taxpayers are angry. And understand ...

Election season has arrived in Rocklin

Fall is a busy time of year in Rocklin.  Students are back into the swing of school, there are tons of events to fill up your weekends and fall means the holidays are just aro ...

Rocklin school year starts with promise

The school year has started and the promise is … our children will be educated. But whether it is to our liking is the point in question. Will it be bare bones, fewer teachers ...

Smart financial moves can help brighten the holiday season

If you’re like many people, you’re watching your dollars extra carefully this year as you do your holiday shopping. And that’s a good thing, because even in the best of tim ...

What you should do with 401k after layoff

As you’re no doubt aware, the long and deep recession has resulted in the highest unemployment rate in decades. But if you’ve been laid off, or if you fear a layoff may soon ...

Tons to do in Rocklin this time of the year

It’s an exciting time in Rocklin right now. Not only are the kids back in the swing of school, but it seems from now until mid-fall, there’s always something to fill the week ...

Have your parents made their financial plans?

As an adult, you’re fortunate if you still have your parents. However, as they get older, you may have to assist them in some key areas of their life. Specifically, they may need ...

Commitment to parks should be continued

In this day when many household budgets are tight, the thought of having to dole out any extra money for anything not deemed as necessary is repugnant. Couple that with receiving a ...