Health & Fitness

Relay for Life will return to fairgrounds

Cancer never really goes away. Each year, some 12 million new people are diagnosed with the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. That’s why Auburn’s Relay for L ...

Penryn hoopsters win Union Hill Tourney

The Penryn 8th grade boys basketball team was on its game last weekend has the Panthers rolled to the championship of the Bearcat Classic tournament hosted by Union Hill School in ...

Update: Carmichael man died on Western States Trail near Auburn

A man who died Friday of a probable heart attack on the Western States Trail near Auburn has been identified as Lawrence Muller, 55, of Carmichael.The Placer County Coroner’s Off ...

Reach for your goals

Body Suzanne Grace, a yoga teacher and Pilates trainer, believes there are plenty of ways to make positive changes, for the body and otherwise, in the new year. Just don’t cal ...

Media buzzing over mandarin health benefits

With sniffles and coughs heralding the start of cold season, word of Placer County’s super fruit is going viral on a national scale. Placer County’s mandarin orange crop is fro ...

Healthier Halloween requires moderation, creativity

Headless horsemen and haunted houses aren’t the only spooky elements of Halloween. An overabundance of bite-sized candy bars and other seasonal sweets can be more of a trick th ...

Partnership all about boosting fitness

Auburn Elementary students are starting to get some serious workouts. With the help of recently installed equipment, students can now improve their physical fitness by taking the ...

Study: Local mandarins hold ‘significant amount’ of allergy-relief substance

A new study is good news for Auburn-area mandarin growers and could turn out to be great news for cold and allergy sufferers. Researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture h ...

Heads up: Time to get that flu shot

It’s time to prepare for flu season and both Placer County Community Health and Raley’s offer residents the opportunity to get their flu vaccine. For the Oct. 16 drive-through ...

Loomis School principal injured in propane fire

Loomis Grammar School principal Rick Judd was burned in an accidental fire at his home on Thursday, Oct. 2, according to Judd’s sister-in-law, Lisa Flowers, of Rocklin. Judd, ...

Man in motion: Many see him dancing but few know him well

A distraction. A miracle. That dancing guy in Auburn. A man with an irreversible head injury. Joe Moreno is all of that and more. His is a life less lived after he struck a tele ...

Weight-loss coaching helped them meet health goals

One Loomis woman offers a weight-loss program that can make a difference in the health of individuals willing to give it a try. Wellness Coach Eleanor McCampbell enrolled nine Loo ...

Spin classes offer speedy, heart-pounding workout

In a small downtown studio, Auburnites are finding fitness by stepping on and pedaling up. In July, Joanne Burnett started leading spin classes in Bliss Studio and has since been ...

West Nile virus takes bite out of Loomis man

A 54-year-old Loomis man, who was one of Placer County’s first victims of West Nile virus this year, has been identified. “I felt knocked down and weak. Like a bad flu,” was ...