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A hot meal is a big deal

With time running out for the St. Vincent de Paul food kitchen, manager Leonard Simmons has a warning for Roseville. "Let it close for a month or two; you'll see crime increase," h ...

Second-degree murder for Redding's killer

It took less than six hours for the jury to find Eric Dungan guilty of murder for the 2005 death of Rocklin Police Officer Matt Redding. The jury of six men and six women unanimous ...

Gas pains

Since late January, gas prices have skyrocketed nearly 50 cents per gallon, leaving area residents frustrated as they pony up a couple more dollars to get around town. Bev Wilkinso ...

Sunny California

Old Man Winter remained on the lam this week, leaving the region in the familiar embrace of Sacramento Valley heat. Temperatures neared 80 degrees Tuesday as March went yet another ...

Few booze so checkpoint a snooze

Roseville was pretty dry Friday night. And we're not talking about the weather. A Roseville police DUI checkpoint led to one arrest for DUI, one arrest for possession of Ecstasy an ...

Get your groove on with 'Stars'

It's kinda like "The Surreal Life" meets "Strictly Ballroom" meets "Survivor" meets "every character actor/actress and C-list celebrity since the dawn of time." Season four of "Dan ...

Jazz it up

Many years and miles away from smoky inner-city downtown clubs, live jazz has gone upscale and moved to the suburbs. For those longing to hear the free-form relaxing grooves, South ...

'Crackdown' provides action despite thin plot

There's not much to Microsoft's latest video game release "Crackdown" and it's easy to define what it's like. If you've played any of the recent editions of "Grand Theft Auto," ima ...

'Astronaut Farmer' soars to success

Charles Farmer is known around town as a space case - no big surprise, considering he has a penchant for dressing up in an Apollo-era space suit he's rescued from the Dumpster. Wel ...

Bagged or boxed, salad big seller coast to coast

Salad never gets a fair shake, unless it's a heavy-handed dose from a bottle of bacon bits. Just take the North Dakota Beef Council's 1990 ad campaign whose slogan, "The West wasn' ...