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Gutierrez named 'Volunteer of the Year' Sofia Gutierrez was dubbed Volunteer of the Year by the Sacramento Hispanic Cham-ber of Commerce at its 35th annual business banquet recentl ...

New year ? and a new start

When Steve Schubauer's long career with Artisan Glassworks came to an end late last year, the logical step was for him to start his own glass shop. In January, Schubauer opened 306 ...

Placer considers auto theft task force

Fernanda Diridoni is mad. She knows she wasn't supposed to leave the back door of her garage open. But when she did the night of Feb. 23, her car - an olive green 1985 Chevrolet Ce ...

Council to give utility rate increase second reading

Utility bills will go up if the City Council approves a rate hike today. If approved, utility rates would increase in April to $64.77 per month for the average customer, an increas ...

Ray named to Public Utilities Commission

Jeffery Ray was appointed public utilities commissioner to replace Council member Carol Garcia's term, which expires June 30, 2008. Originally from the Midwest, Ray is a professio ...

Fry's surprise

A train popping out of the front of the new Fry's Electronics building, now under construction on North Sunrise Boulevard, catches the eye of motorists driving by. The store is sch ...

Calendar of events

n The American Cancer Society Discovery Shop in Roseville is gearing up for its annual event. The event presents a collection of designer and name brand purses, shoes and accessori ...

Correction

The Feb. 28 story "Roseville mourns loss of native son" misidentified the mother of Private First Class Kristofer Thomas. Her correct name is Deborah Getz.

To build a house

When Tracy Thomas saw the ad on craigslist.com stating Habitat for Humanity was accepting applications for home ownership, she never expected what would happen next. "We thought we ...

Dry Creek has a plan

It's the oldest continuously operating school in the area, and it comes with a whole lot of character - from the established trees on campus to the old-fashioned "Big Room," a comm ...