Mother's Day tour goes beyond the garden gate

Here’s a chance to discover what lies beyond the garden gates and explore private retreats that are normally off limits. Placer County Master Gardeners are having a one-day-only, ...

Ugly Mug Cafe draws in the locals with hearty fare

The problems of the world are solved, daily, at Ugly Mug Café. That’s where about a dozen locals gather regularly to have a cup of coffee, breakfast or lunch and catch up on the ...

Handypersons help seniors stay independent

Robert and Myrtle Olson got a tip last year that’s been making their life a little easier. That’s when the elderly couple learned from Loomis Councilman Miguel Ucovich about th ...

Assemblyman’s septic bill slips down the drain

Assemblyman Ted Gaines’ attempt to save many of his constituents hundreds of dollars in state-mandated septic-system inspection fees hit a committee roadblock Tuesday. The Rosevi ...