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SureWest embezzler gets three years

A Roseville man who pleaded guilty last year in a federal court for his role in the theft of $2 million from SureWest Communications was sentenced last week to three years in priso ...

Calendar of events

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

Assistance League tutors children throughout county

Tutoring in elementary school classrooms is just one of the many projects engaged in by volunteers with the Assistance League of Greater Placer. Currently, tutors are providing hel ...

Prisons, roadwork, budget questions fuel Gaines' meeting

Ted Gaines confronted tough questions from more than 50 residents Friday night at a town hall meeting held in Auburn. Addressing concerns ranging from a ballooning prison populatio ...

Hundreds honor Dr. Seuss with Read Across America

It was a birthday party to put all others to shame. Hundreds of local children and their parents attended the Read Across America event Sunday, sponsored by the Placer County Offic ...

Buljan Middle School has AVID fan base

Buljan Middle School's Advancement Via Individual Determination program aims to help underserved students make their way to college. Now, it's received its own report card. The ver ...

Education briefs

Woodcreek earns spot in state Academic Decathlon Granite Bay will have some local company when it goes to the California State Academic Decathlon Championship. Placer County and t ...

Playing in the band

courtesy Four representatives from Olympus Junior High in Roseville attended the California All State Honor Band in Fresno last weekend. The event, organized by the California Band ...

On the right track

Touting its commitment to the environment, Union Pacific unveiled its newest fuel-efficient locomotive Thursday in Roseville's rail yard. The General Electric Co. Evolution Series ...

Bank robber arrested in Roseville

An Orangevale man, who was arrested Monday moments after allegedly robbing a Roseville bank, is a suspect in four other area bank robberies, authorities said. Jim Brian Smith, 26, ...