History

Story of Fiddyments, story of Roseville

In 1855, the city of Roseville was not a city at all. In 1855, Roseville was more a small collection of large farms absent any semblance of the highly complex infrastructure that ...

Former Press Tribune reporter pens book inspired by combat in Vietnam

On a cold winter afternoon, Robert Pacholik watches the sun blare down on the weathered bricks of Old Town Roseville, casting a blond after-light on doorways and awnings that once ...

For WWII airman, Veteran’s Day comes with international award

In one of the darkest moments in world history, Granite Bay’s Robert Cross joined thousands of young G.I.s in the invasion to liberate Europe and destroy the Nazi war machine ...

On D-Day’s anniversary, the European theater still lives in the minds of Placer vets

On June 6, 1944, American and British forces conducted one of the greatest amphibious landings in the history of warfare — all in an effort to protect the freedom of the worl ...

Roseville's most notorious crimes

Gun smoke, crime tape, jail doors and police badges — such icons have been with Roseville since the first days iron locomotives steamed down its rail lines. As law enforcemen ...

Now 100, the Carnegie began as a mission to change Roseville

From a civilizing force against “Whiskey Row” to a looking-glass for the city’s hardships and triumphs, the building known as the Carnegie Museum has served many ...

Tower Theatre looms large in local memories

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series on the histories of the Roseville and Tower theaters. During one of the most trying times in Roseville's history, ...

Roseville Theatre began, endured through untold stories

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on the histories of the Roseville and Tower theaters. For more than eight decades an elegant icon of lights has si ...

A new, old look for Sutter Street

With construction barely completed on the city’s newest bridge, Folsom Lake Crossing, dirt will soon begin to fly once again as Sutter Street will undergo the initial phase of a ...

Roseville since 1960: a real boom-town

The population boom of the 1960s continued throughout the 1970s, forcing Roseville to expand. By 1973, all of Southern Pacific’s 21,000-car fleet was self-refrigerating. The nee ...

Roseville Hospital grew with community

Editor's note: This is one in a series of stories celebrating Roseville's first hundred years. Today, the city of Roseville is known for its substantial health care facilities – ...

Roseville residents record their stories

When Kathleen Schance walked into the Downtown Library one day last week, she had a date with history. The longtime Roseville resident entered a small room near the back of the bui ...
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