Food & Wine

Combine your love of pinot and paws; raise funds for Placer SPCA

Tickets are on sale now for the Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ grand prize drawing of a free-standing wine refrigerator, fully stocked with 50 bottl ...

Local amateur baker makes TV appearance

Chris Luna was convinced he could do it. He had watched plenty of reality television cooking shows, and prides himself on being adept at jumping into something new and figuring it ...

Placer supes OK rural Lincoln-area winery “community center” growth plans

  Growth plans by a rural Lincoln winery survived a challenge Tuesday in front of the Placer County Board of Supervisors by opponents and are now set to move forward. Debate ...

The Saturday Skinny: Forget the weight loss ads and focus on yourself to make positive lifestyle changes

I’m sure you’ve received an e-mail or seen an advertisement claiming you can lose inches and pounds with little or no effort. The old saying, “If it sounds too go ...

The Saturday Skinny: Weight loss isn't easy, but small changes can make a big difference

This online column started as a way for me to share my story and hope it would inspire others. It has not only done that, but it’s taught me a valuable lesson: Practice what ...

The Saturday Skinny: Being prepared is a good motto for losing weight

In this week's installment we're going to look at a word many fear: preparation. Having a healthy eating plan is great in theory, but if there isn't a way to stick to ...

The Saturday Skinny: If you believe in yourself, weight loss will follow

Sometimes the simplest changes can have the biggest impact on your waistline. In our culture of instant gratification, it’s no wonder the weight loss industry is a multi-billion ...

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 ...

Lincoln Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 13 Lincoln Rotary – Noon meeting is at the Lincoln Woman’s Club, 499 E St. Info: President Clark Osterhout at 543-5294. Karaoke night – Runs from 7-11 p.m. ...

Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 6 Lincoln Rotary – Noon meeting at the Lincoln Woman’s Club, 499 E St. Info: President Clark Osterhout at 543-5294. Roseville Chapter No. 9 of the Widowed Per ...

The Saturday Skinny: Forget willpower, just make healthy choices to lose weight

This has been a week of meetings held in restaurants, a family gathering at a buffet and Celebration of Life for a friend lost to cancer. Through it all, I managed to stay focused ...

The Saturday Skinny: Get moving with your family to instill healthy lifestyles, lose weight

I'll just come out and say it: Being a parent is hard work and when trying to incorporate exercise into family life, it gets even more difficult. What I've learned is my children a ...

Wise Villa winery wins 13 medals at State?Fair

With numerous wins at the 2012 California State Fair, Wise Villa Winery continues to add to its list of accolades. It took home 13 medals at the prestigious wine competition. The ...