History

Diamond K. residents relieved by latest news of threatened Roseville history

Residents recently contacted the Roseville Historical Society and The Press Tribune with concerns that a plan was underway to demolish the Kaseberg Ranch House, one of the city&rsq ...

History still lives strong in three grand Roseville houses

There is so much history to be found within Roseville, you just have to know where to look. One afternoon, while I was driving near the corner of Oak and Taylor streets, the beauti ...

Historic Roseville slaying offers insights to ‘cursed’ family

Do you believe that death and tragedy seem to follow certain people? In the case of David Turley, they indeed seemed to follow him, leading him straight to the gallows. The questi ...

The railroad genius behind Roseville’s birth has become invisible

Have you ever wondered what life would be like if Roseville didn’t exist? Like the ripples in a pond after a stone hits the water, the effects of one man’s dream can gr ...

Memories of the Civil War return to Placer County

The Golden State’s legacy in the Civil War will be on full local display Sunday, March 1. Richard Hurley and TJ Meekins will present “California and the Civil War,&rdq ...

Roseville’s Old City Hall may soon be a thing of the past

One of Roseville’s historic buildings may be on the “chopping block” in the near future, leaving questions with some locals as to the price standing history will ...

1916 ‘La Mano Nera’ murder mystery shook Roseville

Not known for the kind of frequent scandals and murders that made San Francisco, Chicago and New York infamous, Roseville’s small railroad town appeared for much of the centu ...

Roseville’s Stone House has a dark legacy

Many cities have their own urban legends or folklore about haunted cemeteries or old, abandoned houses; and while such stories are often conjured by partial truths and overactive i ...

Roseville mourns loss of revered local historian

It’s almost a matter of record that no one knew Roseville quite like Leonard “Duke” Davis did. Modest though he was, his friends say, the city’s lifelong bo ...

1909 dynamiting of Roseville post office was a CSI breakthrough

On Feb. 25, 1909, Roseville Post Master H.C. Tripett came to work to discover the postal safe had not only been robbed, but destroyed. “Safe Crackers,” as they were the ...