History

Looking Back

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Sept. 4, 2008 Services were held for Norman Carlyle Hargaray, 70, a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Na ...

Looking Back, Loomis column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Aug. 28, 2008     Army Pfc. Logan Moss, a 2005 Del Oro graduate, is participat ...

Looking Back, Loomis column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Aug. 21, 2008     Susan Hamada, a 1975 Del Oro High School graduate, is teachi ...

Roseville Community Hospital

Pictured is and early photo of the original Roseville Community Hospital. Serving Placer and Sacramento counties, the hospital officially opened in November 1952. Roseville Comm ...

Fate of last Depression Era building in Roseville up in the air

Roseville could possibly lose the last ode to the Great Depression era with the sale of the Post Office on Vernon Street. Roseville City Council unanimously approved bids for the ...

Roseville City Council saves historic Fiddyment House

The historic Fiddyment House is receiving much needed help, thanks to the Roseville City Council’s approval June 20 for $200,000 in funds to go toward the Historic Fiddyment ...

Delano Quarry in Rocklin

Pictured is a historical image of the Delano Quarry in Placer County, circa 1890’s.

Heritage Trail Museums Tour offers summer of free museums in Placer County

Museums throughout Placer County will offer free admission on select Saturdays all summer as the Heritage Trail Museums Tour returns for its 11th year. A total of 22 museums will ...

Roseville’s Vernon Street in 1950

Pictured is an image of Vernon Street in downtown Roseville, circa 1950s. For more on local history, visit the Roseville Historical Society’s website at rosevillehistorical.org ...

Historic Fiddyment Ranch gets spruced up

On the morning of June 1, the historic Fiddyment Ranch came to life with the hustle and bustle of volunteers getting their hands dirty to spruce up one of Placer County’s mos ...

‘Cinderama’ in Roseville

courtesy of the    Pictured is an early photograph of Roseville’s locomotive 2252. This iconic locomotive is a symbol of the story and of the social and economic ...

A place of preservation faces future concerns

The Maidu Museum and Historical Site at 1960 Johnson Ranch Drive is a local tribute to the native Maidu and Nisenan people who lived here hundreds of years ago.  Guided tours ...

Sierra College to present Vintage Marketplace this Saturday

The Sierra College Patrons, a Sierra College Foundation support group, invites the public to its spring fundraiser, the third annual Vintage Marketplace. Whether your home is a vi ...

Celebrating Rocklin’s heritage

Pictured is a scene from the annual Rocklin Diamond Jubilee taking place in 1968. Today, Rocklin continues to celebrate its heritage. Just two weeks ago, the city’s 125th ...

The historic West House

The West House was built by F. B. Rossi, for a gentleman named George West in 1907. It was a two story building and was a restaurant, bar, boarding house. When West was elected tre ...