Health & Fitness

Stay in shape amid the holiday cake and cookies

Staying in shape during the holidays can be difficult for many, however there are several individuals, companies and organizations in Auburn that offer help and support for those h ...

Football head-trauma concerns tackled in Auburn

Growing awareness of sports-related concussions is resulting in both more concern and more precautions in the Auburn football community. From the 7-year-old just starting out in M ...

Auburn leads Placer County in medication take-back

Auburn, along with multiple other agencies, is offering residents a safe way to dispose of their unwanted and expired medications this weekend.  Last year, Auburn’s Fre ...

Tap into the party at Pamelot School of Dance

Famed choreographer George Balanchine once said, “I don’t want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance.” That’s all well and good for th ...

California Food Literacy Center launches kids’ recipe contest

Kids across the region are invited to create healthy recipes using the Veggie of the Year, the sweet potato, for California Food Literacy Center’s Kids’ Recipe Contest. ...

The Saturday Skinny: Don't fear celebrations when trying to lose weight

While Kool and the Gang’s megahit “Celebration” is often a favorite tune at parties, for those battling weight, celebrating can be a slippery slope to putting on ...

Two locals cross Mount Whitney off the bucket list

Jim Fuller and John Marin can cross climbing the highest peak in the lower 48 states off of their bucket lists after scaling Mount Whitney in August. Fuller, 70, a semi-retired p ...

In its sixth year, Cyclebration returns to Folsom

Cyclebration is returning to Folsom. The sixth annual community event will be held this weekend and will feature somewhat of a decathlon of events for all types of bike riders. Whe ...

Auburn's Relay For Life raises money for the American Cancer Society

Twenty-four hours might not seem like a long time when taken in the context of a lifetime. But for those whose lives are threatened by cancer, days can be looked at somewhat differ ...

The Fairly Good Mother: How to make your little guy still feel special when a new brother or sister comes along

Dear Fairly Good Mother: How do you make an only child feel secure and happy when a new baby comes into the picture? Besides one-on-one time, because let’s face it, that is ...