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Roots run deep at Cochrane's Chapel of the Roses

Last year, Doug Garcia took over the operation of Cochrane's Chapel of the Roses, the venerable funeral home located at 103 Lincoln St. He also took over a piece of Roseville histo ...

Texiera remembered as 'always happy'

Tammy Lynn Texiera didn't think 45 years old was too young to become a grandmother. "She was just thrilled about the idea of having a grandchild," said Kris Kirkpatrick, a Folsom r ...

Police believe 'Poncho Robber' now in custody

Roseville Police think they may have in custody the man dubbed the "Poncho Robber" by local law enforcement agencies. The man - whose name was not being released pending further in ...

Placer County's population popping

Placer County job data remains upbeat with a 4.1 percent unemployment rate that ties with San Diego for sixth lowest in California. While the county's percentage of jobless for Feb ...

Roseville Police hunt for serial robber

Police are searching for the man they believe responsible for several robberies - many of them armed - in recent weeks throughout Placer and Sacra-mento counties. The man reportedl ...

Police Roundup

Sporting goods store robbed Wednesday A man entered, showed a handgun and reportedly robbed a sporting goods store Wednes-day afternoon, police said. The unidentified man entered t ...

Community mourns passing of volunteer

Even when he was seriously ill, suffering the pains stemming from advanced diabetes, nothing Albert Fierro Jr.'s friends said would prevent him from showing up to work at the Salva ...

Community Briefs

Matzah bakery teaches history, traditional recipe Visitors to the Chabad-Lubavitch Model Matzah Bakery in Roseville will get the unique opportunity to participate in an ancient tra ...

Pets on Parade

The concept is a unique one: taking pets to the people instead of the people coming to the pets. And to do this requires a special vehicle. Enter the Placer SPCA's Pet Mobile, a s ...

GOP Committee backs Simmons

In a strong statement that marked the opening shots of a tough campaign, the Placer County Republican Central Committee voted Wednesday to endorse Jerry Simmons in his race to unse ...