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Supes open review of Placer Vineyards

The Placer County Board of Supervisors will hold its first workshop regarding the proposed Placer Vineyards Specific Plan at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in board chambers at the Placer Coun ...

Scout earns coveted Eagle award

Sean Sladek has wanted to be an Eagle Scout for almost as long as he could remember. Along with his father, Jim, they have been working together in Boy Scouts for years. The hard w ...

Local teen artist to attend pretigious arts academy

Tessa Jorgensen, 17, of Granite Bay was selected from among more than 1,000 applicants from around the world to attend the nation's premier visual and performing arts boarding high ...

Calendar

Events: n Authors Nick Montoya and Roger S. Peterson will appear at a book signing at 3 p.m. today at Borders Books in the Roseville Galleria. They are co-authors of "The Magic Meg ...

Fire destroys childhood home of Summer Sanders

A Granite Bay home was destroyed by fire late Saturday afternoon, but no one - including family pets - was injured. The home is the residence of Bob Sanders, father of Olympic swim ...

Bands of Gold

Here's how it works. You pay your cover, have yourself a couple of adult beverages, and then, you squint. Now, the band on stage is no longer the Hollywood Stones from Huntington B ...

From pickles to funky hats, it's fair game

For Auburn's Barbara Elkin, going to the fair doesn't mean taking a stroll down the midway or grubbing down on corn dogs. Instead, it's the culmination of a whole lot of work, as t ...

Whitney teacher charged with assault

A Rocklin teacher was cited for misdemeanor assault last week after allegedly shoving a student, causing him to fall down. Around 11 a.m. June 1, Rocklin police responded to a call ...

Kovacich fights kidnap charge

The defense for a former Placer County sheriff's sergeant accused of murdering his wife decades ago, argued in an Auburn courtroom against special circumstances to the alleged slay ...

Kranz: Ollar-Burris on her way out

Michelle Ollar-Burris' career as Fifth District Planner Commissioner will probably come to an end Tuesday morning. "On Tuesday, I will be asking for that agenda item," Fifth Distr ...