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Reader Input: Family saved from winter’s brutal cold

I had the most wonderful experience last week and as a favor to the ones who so graciously helped me in our time of need I wanted to pass along the story. If there’s any wa ...

Flu shot doing a poor job of protecting elderly

  ATLANTA (AP) — It turns out this year's flu shot is doing a startlingly dismal job of protecting older people, the most vulnerable age group.   Th ...

Band together to help Colfax

Last year I returned to Colfax after 15 years. I immediately noticed a huge increase in the low-income population here (even above the norm in the U.S.). Small businesses are movin ...

Life after left turns

The statistics are out there. According to AAA, senior drivers are the fastest-growing segment of the population and, other than teenagers, the most likely to be killed while beh ...

Centenarian surfs the web

The year Frances Jackson was born, William Howard Taft succeeded Theodore Roosevelt to become the 27th President of the United States; The New York Times published its first movie ...

Phony 'water workers' strike in Granite Bay

Two men posing as water company employees burglarized a Granite Bay home at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 23. According to a press release issued by Dena Erwin, Placer County Sheriff’s ...