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Superbowl reminder of sex trade victims

Here it is. Superbowl Sunday. Possibly the most American event of the year. Close to 117 million people are expected to sit down with their nachos and hot wings today and watch the ...

Call to Readers: Podcasts of Placer County

Have a podcast or know someone who does in Placer County? We're hoping to publish a story to share some of the local podcast activity with readers. You can contact gust@goldco ...

New Crawfish Factory sells Cajun-California fusion in Roseville

Roseville resident Kitt Lee has trained employees at the Crawfish Factory to welcome visitors as if they’ve never been to a place quite like it before, because likely, in the ...

Detour Before Dark: Falling under ‘South’s’ deep spell of comfort

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of South Placer County.  Born in Ne ...

Cutting into the disbelievers: Kwon sharpens his knives for Roseville's downtown challenge

Can a ninja succeed where a rock star has failed? Downtown Roseville hopes so. For roughly a year, the space at 238 Vernon Street, formerly home to Sammy’s Rockin’ Isl ...

PG&E opens 'smart' electrical nerve center in Placer County

It’s a dark and stormy night. There’s a snap as wood gives way to wind. A branch crashes down onto a power line in Auburn. Someone’s lights go out. Moments lat ...

Travel: Southern reflections in Louisiana’s swamps and rivers

People still wonder about that old antebellum majesty of the “the land of cotton,” today filled with unbelievable food, grand art and architecture and some of the frien ...

Roseville, Placer officials try to wrangle the social media beast

Like rock n’ roll in its time, social media is here to stay – for good or for ill – which means that a lot of the choices students make online in their free time ...

March toward June primary election starts in Placer

Placer County Supervisors Jennifer Montgomery, Jim Holmes and Kirk Uhler have signaled their intentions of running for re-election in the June 7 primary election. The three incumb ...

Amgen Tour of California to stop in Folsom, Sacramento in 2016

The 2016 Amgen Tour of California’s route details were announced in Folsom Thursday morning to a crowd of more than 100 cyclists, media, and cycling enthusiasts at the Folsom ...

Granite Bay’s 40 million-plus fossil find

A specimen that has made Placer County its home for millions of years was recently unearthed and is now available for the public to see and even touch.    Duri ...

UPDATE: Roseville police looking for armed robbery, stabbing suspect

Roseville police have arrested five people in connection with a series of violent crimes perpetrated in January, including an armed home robbery and a stabbing. Now they’re a ...

Granite Bay man sent to prison over Ponzi scheme

The Granite Bay entrepreneur behind a cleaning product called Holy Cow was sentenced in federal court last week to pay $2.9 million in restitution and spend four years and three mo ...

Granite Bay Limousine group helps locals ride in style

If you think VIP experiences are only for the rich and famous, think again. Granite Bay Limousine and Tours isn’t your typical limo company. The business is run by area exper ...