Health & Fitness

Placer County sees first West Nile death in years

Howard Stoltz of Granite Bay became the first human fatality in Placer County from complications of the West Nile virus in at least six years – a sad but not surprising result of ...

Kids kick it at ‘Move it Movement’ tour in Roseville

Avi Hammel backed up for a running start and then aimed the soccer ball at a small hole on a wall. He missed. But he kept trying as his dad Glenn Hammel watched. The pair had come ...

DEA agent provides Placer pill-proliferation-problem solutions

AUBURN CA - What’s in your medicine cabinet? That was the question a federal Drug Enforcement Administration agent said Thursday in Auburn that people – from parent ...

National Dance Day to be celebrated in Auburn

National Dance Day, sponsored by partners Dizzy Feet Foundation and Zumba Fitness, and highly publicized by the show “So You Think You Can Dance,” is coming to Auburn J ...

Find your inner goddess at park dances

It’s a girl thing. Every Wednesday morning, a group of women gathers at Recreation Park to dance, have fun and get in touch with themselves and the Earth. “I started da ...

Auburn couple who lost son to choking game work for awareness on deadly danger

AUBURN CA - It would have been their son?s Graduation Day and Eric and Kendall Butler sat uncomfortably in the audience at Bear River High School?s graduation earlier this month un ...

Is Auburn ready for a food co-op?

AUBURN CA - Auburn could soon be stepping out from under the shadow of one of the most successful food co-ops in the region. The Placer Local Food Alliance and Placer Sustain group ...

Yoga practice takes many forms in Auburn

There are many places in the Auburn area where the ancient practice of yoga is used in traditional and nontraditional ways to help people get in touch with their minds and bodies. ...

Dive into Auburn summer swim programs

Longer days and sunnier skies hint at the arrival of summer, and the Auburn Recreation District is getting a head-start on the season as youth swim programs begin this spring. &ldq ...

Stroller Strides fitness group keeps moms in shape

New mothers and moms-to-be have an opportunity to get fit and make friends. Stroller Strides meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn. Moms o ...

Limber up

Two years ago Matt Guyton attended the Northern California Regional Yoga Asana Championships in Stockton, intently watching the competitors as they performed. Little did he know a ...

Auburn Recreation District presents free exercise workshops

It’s the season for New Year’s resolutions, and the Auburn Recreation District is helping out those who choose fitness as a goal by offering a free day of exercise. The ...

Is your child getting enough sleep?

Joey Baker had difficulty breathing while he slept, which caused him a restless night of waking up and falling back to sleep again. “I kept waking up in the night, every hour, ...

Auburn Realtor battling leukemia

True to form, the Auburn community is rallying around one of its own, this time to help Skip Outman, a longtime Realtor here who has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. Dia ...

Auburn district moves on PG&E's free parkland offer

The Auburn Recreation District is moving to secure two parcels of Pacific Gas & Electric-owned land totaling 64 acres as future park sites. The two sites – 22 acres at the New A ...