What Did Your Dad Teach You?

Some teach how to turn a wrench or start a campfire, while others teach compassion or respect. Many people have vivid memories of lessons learned from their fathers. 

In honor of Father's Day, Patch asked some local residents what they learned from their dads.

Workshop highlights fraud aimed at older residents

A free workshop on how to guard against financial fraud and scams that target senior citizens will be offered Thursday in Citrus Heights. The event, sponsored by state Assemblyman Ken Cooley, D-Rancho Cordova, and the Contractors State License Board, is open to any consumer.

The workshop will offer tips on protecting yourself from common types of financial fraud, including home and car repairs and Medicare scams.