France

Ballerina seizes golden opportunity

For Tessa Magda it would be her first dance competition. It would also be her first time in France. And it would also be barely two months after she broke her foot. But none of t ...

Granite Bay’s Mayo brothers, Roseville’s Riffice cap big 2012 with top rankings

Sam Riffice has spent a considerable amount of time away from his Roseville home since June working on his tennis game at the USTA National Training Center in Boca Raton, Fla. He ...

Chance meeting led to stellar law enforcement career

William “Bill” Scott was born at home near Scott’s Corner in Newcastle on Auburn Folsom Road in 1924, the second of four children. The familiar landmark was named after his ...

GOP leaders ill-qualified

Enough with the GOP side show. The financial world is in crisis, our people are in the streets protesting and our president is in France with other world leaders trying to prevent ...

Bring Rumsfeld, Bush to justice

I would like to inform the readers, since our media is not doing it. Today I read an article which enlightened me to the fact that there are several countries who seek to arrest an ...

All you need is a passport and a camera

It has always been a dream of mine to ride a scooter through the hills of Tuscany, Italy. It’s the No. 1 item to check off my list of “One day I’m gonna do that.” So whe ...

Felt’s French connection

Jim Felt’s longtime dream is tugging at him on one arm. His commitment to building the fastest bikes in the world is yanking on the other. Sometime over the next two weeks, Felt ...