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Still no pleas in Stevens' case

Brendt Anthony Volarvich and Gregory Fred Zielesch, two men charged with murder for their involvement in the death of California Highway Patrol officer Andy Stevens of Roseville, w ...

Nice to meet you, Mr. President

Phillip Barquero has met more Washington, D.C., insiders than some paid political lobbyists. Last Tuesday, the Olympus Junior High eighth-grader met with President George W. Bush. ...

Chamber group goes to China

This wasn't your grandfather's Chamber of Commerce field trip. But 127 California residents and Roseville Chamber members jumped at the chance for an eight-day trip to China recent ...

St. Patrick's Day more than just reason to party

Roseville resident Sharon Bracken-Barker admits to being less than thrilled with the menu items most often featured for St. Patrick's Day. "We had corned beef and cabbage every St. ...

Little comment on arrested county jail worker

Placer County Sheriff's Department officials remained tight-lipped about the circumstances surrounding the arrest of one of their own, who remains in jail without bail. Janice Lave ...

Three local teens arrested, charged in theft of safe

An early-morning stakeout in a field by Roseville Police led to the arrest of three teenagers who allegedly stole a safe from a local pizza restaurant. According to police reports, ...

Business (not) as usual

There was a time when the only way local business people could obtain a professional business degree was to do one of two things: they could either quit their businesses and commit ...

Ready to mark history

San Francisco has long been a popular destination for visitors to Northern California, but residents of the region sometimes forget what's in their own back yards. Referred to as " ...

No ifs, ands or butts

In 2005, about a thousand Americans quit smoking each day - by dying. My two-pack-a-day cigarette habit was bothering almost everyone in my life. They were the lucky ones. They wer ...

Six arrested while attending rap concert

A rap concert Friday night at the Placer County Fairgrounds kept law enforcement officials busy and landed a few people in the city jail. "There were six arrests, ranging from drun ...