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Acura TLX faces tough competition

The 2024 Acura TLX arrived with some minor styling tweaks and a larger touchscreen. The base price of roughly $45,100 makes it appealing for midsize luxury sedan shoppers. Yet it's a tough task going head to head with venerable companies

Sierra College LIFE Program transitioning students with intellectual & developmental disabilities...

Rocklin, Calif - A brand new LIFE Program getting underway at Sierra College targets the growing demand for adult independence for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Naturopathic Doctor’s open-heart surgery and hospital care inspires in Sacramento

Sacramento, Calif.- Kindness was everywhere. One could easily experience it in the hospital hallways, in patient rooms, and wherever people were gathered. I imagine that most healthcare workers go into healthcare because they want to make this world a more compassionate, livable, and loving place

Lexus RX an SUV with strong history

Roseville, Calif.- Credit Lexus with introducing the first-ever luxury crossover sport utility vehicle, combining the features of an SUV with a luxury sedan.

Breaking down the Volvo XC90 Recharge, a fun plug-in hybrid

Roseville, Calif.- The XC90 Recharge has lots of in-house company. Volvo is enamored with the Recharge label - nine other vehicles include the name. The Swedish automotive company uses the Recharge label as the designated name for all its vehicles with any type of electric charging

Hyundai Ioniq 6 a notable EV

How well is the Hyundai Ioniq 6 regarded? Some say it stacks up against well against the heralded BMW i4 and Tesla Model 3. That might be a stretch, but the first year of the Ioniq 6 must be seen as a success

A doctor’s wakeup call: This story could save your life

Sacramento, Calif. - Last November, I was really looking forward to a trip to the 49th state, and having a wonderful opportunity to visit with my sister in her terrain of Alaska. She is battling

Genesis G70 still lacks name recognition

Roseville, Calif. - Being a relatively new luxury vehicle ain't easy. Why? It's a tough task going head to head with venerable companies like Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Cadillac, Jaguar, Audi, and Lexus.

Placer ARC in Roseville serving intellectual and developmental disability community

The Arc of Placer County is a private non-profit dedicated to the welfare of persons diagnosed with an intellectual or developmental disability.

Toyota RAV4 remains atop small SUV class

Roseville, Calif. - Introduced in Japan and Europe in 1994, and two years later an instant hit in the U.S. market, the Toyota RAV4 has been a class leader for three decades.

๐Ÿ’ซ Business Spotlight

Roseville Sheet Metal serving community’s heating and air needs for over...

Roseville, Calif. - At Roseville Sheet Metal, weโ€™re proud of our years of service to the Roseville area and look forward to helping you with your air conditioning and heating needs.

Welcome to the Brighter Side

California Dreamin’, Roseville ranks as a top growth destination in United...

Roseville, Calif.- The oft promulgated narrative that there is a mass California exodus might make for compelling cable news and political pundit sophistry. Yet, researchers continue to indicate, no matter how often it's said