Health & Fitness

The Saturday Skinny: Technology has its place in weight loss plan

There are a few tools I have found extremely helpful in my quest to lose weight and many of them are free. When I started this journey back in December 2010, I weighed in at 303 po ...

The Saturday Skinny: Weight loss for one can mean loss for others

When I really knuckled down and got serious about losing weight in October 2011 (after having only lost 20 pounds the previous 10 months), something shifted in the household. I ha ...

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. ...