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Eye, robot

The city's eye in the sky is back online. Red light cameras, which capture images of motorists who illegally drive through traffic signals, were installed at four Roseville interse ...

Folsom man killed in Iraq

A U.S. Army soldier from Folsom was killed in Iraq over the weekend. Sgt. Robert Thrasher, 23, died on Feb. 11 of wounds sustained in combat while conducting door to door patrols i ...

Better late than never

For a while, it was the winter that wasn't. But after a bone-dry start to the year, February is shaping up as above average in the rain department - at least so far. The storm sys ...

Incident on school bus forces change

Bus boarding procedures for special needs students in the Roseville Joint Union High School District will change following an incident of "inappropriate touching" revealed last wee ...

Roseville rocker a staple at Owl Club

It wasn't hard for Scott Rodell to find the musical style he grew up listening to. The former West Virginian found bluegrass in California by attending festivals throughout the Sie ...

Rub-a-dubby dubby ? cute, yellow and chubby

Inside LeeAnn Dickson's Central Roseville home, you'll find more than 600 waterfowl of the genus rubberus duckieus. Dickson, 52, collects rubber ducks - all kinds of the brightly c ...

You've come a long way, rubber duckie

Queen Elizabeth reportedly keeps one, complete with a miniature crown, in Buckingham Palace. Allen Iverson, Ozzy Osborne and KISS have had them made in their honor. They're rubber ...

Calendar of events

n The Scrabble Club meets 6-9 p.m. Thursdays at the Roseville Galleria, in the upstairs food court, 1151 Galleria Blvd. Information: 771-9539. n A shrimp and crab feed, sponsored b ...

Fries mirror rise of fast-food industry

My daughter approached me many years ago with a single russet potato in hand and asked a perfectly legitimate question, at least from the mouth of a 5-year-old. "Dad, could you sli ...

Supervisors' trip to Washington, D.C., approved

The Placer County Board of Supervisors gave their approval for a trip to Washington, D.C. at the board meeting on Tuesday for Supervisors Bruce Kranz, Jim Holmes, Rocky Rockholm an ...