Seniors

Meals on Wheels serves almost 200 area residents

Many residents, especially the elderly, are hungry on a daily basis. Currently, 14 Colfax residents receive assistance from the nonprofit Meals on Wheels, along with 180 residents ...

Attorney General alerts seniors about the ‘Grandparent Scam’

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris urged older Californians Friday to be aware of the “Grandparent Scam” and other scams targeting seniors. During the holida ...

A helping hand for lunch

John Cecchini, a driver for Seniors First, greets diner Dave Werkley, left, on Friday. Werkley dropped into the Seniors First Café for lunch Friday at the United Methodist C ...

Methodist Church hosts program for senior services and programs

The Colfax United Methodist Church hosts a special program Friday, presented by Placer Independent Resources Services, that will include an overview of free and low-cost senior ser ...

Grand Jury issues pointed report on Costco site, seniors

The Placer County Grand Jury is recommending that supervisors tap a $1.3 million enterprise fund to help Seniors First move from the DeWitt Center, which it’s being ousted fr ...

Flu cases showing up across country

As the new year approaches, so does the peak of influenza season and, according to WebMD.com, Placer County experiencing a “moderate” outbreak. Flu season can begin as ...

Cider event, pizza dinner and swing dance on tap

Thursday, Oct. 18 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 Center Stage Dance Studio offers classes in ballet, jazz, hip hop and ta ...

'Get healthy' at free Women's Health and Wellness Fair

The "Don't Worry Get Healthy" free Women's Health and Wellness Fair, hosted by Soroptimist International of Colfax, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Sie ...

Placer High School's 1940s alumni plan picnic

Even though it has been more than 60 years since they graduated, the members of Placer High School’s classes from the 1940s continue to gather each year to catch up on old ti ...

Colfax Community Calendar

Thursday, Dec. 29 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 Zumba Fitness Class from 6 to 7 p.m. at Sierra Vista Center, 55 School ...

County vintners and food featured at Taste of Placer County

Local vintners will share the fruits of their labor at the upcoming Taste of Placer County Wine and Food Festival to be held in Loomis next weekend. Thirteen county wineries will ...

Grant money helping Sierra Vista programs

Adding to the quality of life of Colfax-area residents is the aim of a wellness project now underway. The Sierra Vista Community Center will assess and enhance the mental well be ...

Colfax Community Calendar

Thursday, June 23 My Girlfriends Garden social networking group meets at 9 a.m. at the Mix & Mingle Greek Cafe, 30 Main St. 305-4050. Zumba Fitness Class from 6 to 7 p.m. at Sier ...

Community Calendar

THURSDAY My Girlfriends Garden social networking group meets at 9 a.m. at the Mix & Mingle Greek Cafe, 30 Main St. 305-4050. Zumba Fitness Class from 6 to 7 p.m. at Sierra Vista ...