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Wish granted for Cade Christopherson

The “Not all Heroes wear capes” slogan comes full circle for 11-year-old Cade Christopherson. Early Wednesday morning, the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted the Lincoln bo ...

Roseville City Council approves budget adjustments for police officer salaries

Roseville Mayor Susan Rohan and Councilman Tim Herman had their last council meeting Wednesday for official city business. Rohan opened the meeting with a remembrance speech hono ...

Placer rates as one of the safest places to live in CA

Placer County remains one of the safest places to live in California, according to law enforcement officials. Gold Country Media looked into how different communities stack up wi ...

Placer Sheriff counts 71 ICE jail requests

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office fielded 71 requests in 2017 from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for release information on jail inmates living in the country ill ...

Open Enrollment/Intradistrict applications accepted in January

Open Enrollment/Intradistrict applications for Placer Union High School District are being accepted between Jan. 7 and Jan. 31. The district’s Open Enrollment/ Intradistrict ...

Santa reminds residents to get their flu shots

This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week, established by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to highlight the importance of continuing flu vaccination th ...

Man dodges bullet; Recyclables ripoff; Safecracker foiled

Rayshane Olivie Sipert, a 32-year-old Sacramento transient, was arrested outside the Granite Bay Walmart on Douglas Boulevard on suspicion of theft, possession of drug paraphernali ...

Del Oro Marching Band has successful 2018 season

  Del Oro High School Marching Band brought home trophies in all categories, including drum major, color guard, showmanship and musicality in fall band competitions.   ...

Season spirit begins to shine in Placer

Tree Grove illuminated in Roseville’s Town Square Wednesday evening, followed by the annual holiday tree lighting Thursday night. Crowds braved the winter weather for their f ...

South Placer calendar, starting Dec. 7

  Friday, Dec. 7 Today is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Yoga class is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road. Support Del Oro track an ...

Sheriff’s arrest thieves wanted in Placer County

Placer County detectives captured two criminals on Nov. 16, both wanted for burglary throughout Placer County, according to law enforcement officials. Ronald James Kaestner II 45 ...

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt

10 Years Ago Dec. 18, 2008    Valerie and Stan Rathbone co-chaired the inaugural Loomis Basin Holiday Home Tour. One of the unique homes on the tour was Trent Koc ...

CAL FIRE lifts burn ban in Placer County

With the year’s first winter storm system here, CAL FIRE (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) lifted the burn ban for Placer County, effective this past Mo ...

Roseville ranks No. 1 U.S. for flood protection

Earlier this year, then Roseville City Manager Rob Jensen mentioned FEMA’s top rating for Roseville in terms of flood protection. Months later, with one of the first winter s ...

Bump key arrest; Target sneak thief; More

Nov. 14 Katie Lynn Tadena, 34, of Roseville was arrested on suspicion of possession of meth. The arrest took place at Atkinson Street and Booth Road in Roseville. A 33-year-old M ...