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A Day at the Lake: Six Central Sierra Getaways

A Day at the Lake: Six Central Sierra Getaways

Need a refreshing getaway? You’ll find it in this guide to six area lakes offering sun, fun and much more.

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Elder Abuse: Hidden Epidemic

Elder Abuse: Hidden Epidemic

One in 10 older adults is a victim of elder abuse. Fear, shame and embarrassment prevent many from coming forward. Local agencies are fighting back, offering help and support for victims.

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College ‘Fitness Family’ Celebrates Health

College ‘Fitness Family’ Celebrates Health

Can joining a class help you get and stay fit? Older adults in a popular college program say it does all that and so much more.

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A Place Where the Disabled Can Play, Too

A Place Where the Disabled Can Play, Too

One mom’s idea to create a universally accessible playground is now a community effort mirroring a national trend. It’s also a study in perseverance.

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High-Caliber Competitors: Marty and Noma Mayo

High-Caliber Competitors: Marty and Noma Mayo

Meet a 68-year-old grandmother – so skilled that she has trained Navy SEAL snipers – and the man who shares her passion for gun sports. As shooters worldwide have discovered, they’re a tough combination to beat.

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Birders of a Feather

Birders of a Feather

Birdwatching is pursued by a staggering 47 million Americans, and 30 percent are 55 or older.

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Silver Streak: Calaveras Seniors, Veterans Welcome New Ride Service

Silver Streak: Calaveras Seniors, Veterans Welcome New Ride Service

Calaveras County is taking a big step forward in providing transportation for its senior citizens, veterans and disabled adults who can’t drive or use public transit.

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Trading Retirement Dreams for a Second Round of Parenthood

Trading Retirement Dreams for a Second Round of Parenthood

Beset by family crises, a growing number of foothill grandparents are raising their grandchildren. It’s a difficult challenge that at once speaks of love, sacrifice and hope for the future.

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The Guardians: Columbia Air Attack Crews Primed for 2015 Wildfire Fight

The Guardians: Columbia Air Attack Crews Primed for 2015 Wildfire Fight

The pilots and fire crews at Columbia Air Attack Base have a heart for helping, a tolerance for risk and a focus on safety. Their job? “Controlled chaos” – fast and furious aerial attacks aimed at saving lives and property in the foothills and beyond.

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The Standard Crew: Little Mill Town’s History of Friendship

The Standard Crew: Little Mill Town’s History of Friendship

Lifelong friends recall the little mill town that left its mark in the form of a happy childhood.

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Slam the Door on Scammers

Slam the Door on Scammers

Experts tell you how to sidestep scams aimed at emptying your wallet and bank account.

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Dog Parks Offer Freedom to Frolic

Get ready to frolic: a tour of dog parks in Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne counties.

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Mother Lode Food Project: Fighting Hunger, One Green Bag at a Time

Mother Lode Food Project: Fighting Hunger, One Green Bag at a Time

New project helps take a bite out of hunger by increasing donations to a local food bank by 50%.

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Eight Great Dog Walks

Eight Great Dog Walks

Want to explore new territory? It’s more fun with your best friend. Break out the leash, treats and water and enjoy these charming foothill trails and byways together.

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An Ode to Fly Fishing

An Ode to Fly Fishing

California’s mountain trout have lured fly fisherman Jim Maddox for six decades. For this retired wildlife biologist, the day’s catch isn’t the real prize – what matters most is “the going and the doing.”

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For All Ages, Fishing is Fun and Easy to Learn

For All Ages, Fishing is Fun and Easy to Learn

Fishing is easy to learn, relatively inexpensive, and young and old alike can enjoy it together. “We see a lot of dads taking their kids out, and we even have a mother who takes her son out,” says Scott Smallfield

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More Great Dog Walks

More Great Dog Walks

More idea for fun outings with your best friend, in and around the tri-county area.

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