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900 volunteers needed for annual shopping spree

Placer County nonprofit Tommy Apostolos Fund is seeking 900 volunteers to accompany nearly 600 local, underserved children on a holiday shopping spree for new clothes, shoes and wi ...

Honor veterans this week and all year

Going about our daily routines, many of us don’t think about veterans, what they’ve done for our country and what they’ve gone through.  Best case scenario, ...

Roseville's Nix Tacos features variety of flavors

Just blocks away from Oakmont High School on Cirby Way, tucked into a small Roseville strip mall, Nix Tacos is offering a different take on Mexican food, inspired by the cuisine of ...

South Placer calendar

Friday, Nov. 9 Yoga class is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road. Story Time Fridays is from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Loomis Library and C ...

Grand theft auto in Auburn ends in pursuit and crash in Lincoln.

Calls came in regarding a car being stolen at the Auburn Home Depot at 11755 Willow Creek Drive around 8:40 a.m. Thursday, according to Placer County Sheriff spokesman Lt. Andrew S ...

Two nabbed for identity thefts in Granite Bay

On the morning of Oct.23, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office received a call of an alarm activation after two people tried to burglarize a residence under construction in Gra ...

Many unknowns in Roseville shooting

Late Saturday night, officers responded to “shots fired” near Reserve Drive in Roseville at the Fountains, according to Roseville Police Department spokesman Rob Baquer ...

Whitney High School coach practices inclusion

Whitney High School’s Nicholas French is a counselor, coach and teacher. Now in his sixth year at the Rocklin school, French has taught for 17 years, 16 of those years in sp ...

Eating right learned at school

More than 25 percent of youth ages 5 to 19 are overweight in Placer and Nevada counties, according to University of California CalFresh Nutrition Education Program, Placer/Nevada c ...

Educating kids on healthy eating

Obesity is not a joke, regardless of what TV sitcoms and movie comedies sometimes portray. For starters, think of TV’s “The Biggest Loser,” “More to Love&r ...

Crime in Your Community: Airsoft guns stolen from church; Snapchat meetup ends with beating; More

  Oct. 9 A porch pirate lifted a box and suitcase worth $300 from a 6800-block Douglas Boulevard location in Granite Bay. A welfare check turned into a parole search that ...

Protecting Placer County’s open space

Placer County is making great strides at protecting our precious wetlands, farmland and open space, while promoting development but we need your help to ensure our success. Last m ...

Fountains shooting leaves more questions than answers

Late Saturday night, officers responded to “shots fired” near Reserve Drive in Roseville at the Fountains, according to Roseville Police Department spokesman Rob Baquer ...

South Placer calendar, starting Nov. 2

Friday, Nov. 2 Yoga class is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road. Story Time Fridays is from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Loomis Library and C ...

Placer jobless rate slips out of state’s Top 10

Placer County’s stay in the state’s Top 10 jobless rate rankings is over for now. The county notched a 3 percent unemployment rate in September, according to the state ...