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Crime Log: Police deal with fights, road rage, late-night trouble

The following information is compiled from local police reports. All suspects are assumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. March 27 At 6:25 p.m., police responde ...

Granite Bay woman’s dog awarded Best of Breed

Mary Gale of Granite Bay has reason to be proud. Her dog, a Brussels Griffon, was awarded Best of Breed in the toy group at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New ...

Placer supervisors proclaim April Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously March 26 to proclaim April to be Child Abuse Prevention Month throughout the county. The proclamation approved by the boar ...

A time to bond

Three years ago, on her birthday, Jenny Gilbert had to wake up at 5 a.m. to go volunteer — not exactly what a teenager typically wants to do to celebrate. But Jenny, now 17, ...

Placer’s invisible children have very visible challenges

California is rife with bleak statistics around the failures of its foster care system, though a Roseville nonprofit is at the forefront of keeping endangered and at-risks kids fro ...

Local business adventures turn to centuries past with new Mediterranean soda

In the ancient world, the famous Silk Road allowed merchants from Persia to share their treasures with far-off communities from Africa to eastern Asia: Following in that tradition, ...

‘First 100’ giveaway draws long line at Chick-fil-A

Exactly 100 die-hard chicken sandwich lovers stood in line from early Wednesday morning to 6 a.m. Thursday in order to win a year’s supply of Chick-fil-A food. The “Fi ...

Journey to the ‘Milky Way’

You may not even know it — that is, if it’s done well — but improvisation is prevalent in American movies and television shows. “Casablanca’s” ...

Roseville bus commuter wants improved park and ride lot

Roseville Transit provides a great service for commuters, says one passenger, and has become quite popular, especially at the Taylor Park and Ride Lot — and therein lies the ...