News

Rocklin Vice Mayor Janda drops first fish at Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops General Manager Dan Dugger and Rocklin Vice Mayor Greg Janda greeted city officials and the media Tuesday morning to inaugurate the 16,000-gallon freshwater aquarium ...

Lodging, eatery jobs give Placer, region a July boost

Placer County’s job totals got a month-over-month boost in July from the leisure and hospitality industry. But the increase of 1,900 jobs in the region failed to keep the un ...

Roseville police nab suspected garage burglar

A suspected serial burglar from Elk Grove went behind bars last week, possibly resolving a months-long investigation into several garage thefts in Roseville neighborhoods this summ ...

South Placer personalities reflect on influence, history behind ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Placer County is 464 miles from the region formerly known as South Central Los Angeles, but clearly not impervious to — or far removed from — the cultural impact of &qu ...

UPDATE: Homemade explosives found, disarmed at Roseville middle school

A pair of “bombs” made from household cleaning products caused serious concern at a middle school in Roseville last week, calling the attention of bomb squad officers a ...

Concerns rise over health, life in Roseville’s Linda Creek

Wednesday’s City Council meeting began with a steady flow of testimony and calls to action from Roseville’s Friends of Linda Creek, a group of concerned citizens who li ...

Area Hacker Lab captivates Roseville kids

It was cross-county success for several agencies last month when a donation from a Placer County organization sent Roseville kids to a science lab in Rocklin for a day. The donati ...

Filmmaker sets interactive video series in Placer County

Tom Mowchan, owner of Immagix Media, has been coordinating with the Placer County Film Commission on a new creative endeavor. Operating out of Grass Valley, he’s filming self ...

Infant ejected from car in Roseville's Baseline Road collision expected to survive

An infant thrown from a vehicle in a crash Saturday morning on Baseline Road is expected to survive. According to a statement from Roseville Police Department, emergency responder ...

Roseville man found guilty in mortgage fraud scheme

After a six-day trial, a federal jury found Roseville resident Erik Hermann Green, 33, guilty Tuesday of five counts of wire fraud in a mortgage fraud scheme, according to a news r ...

Roseville businessman brings Mediterranean flavors to Northern California

For thousands of years, the Silk Road was the conduit through which life flowed throughout the known world. The network of trading routes spanned nearly 5,000 miles across Asia, Eu ...

Roseville teen arrested for threats, lewdness toward children

Roseville police arrested 18-year-old Colin La Grand Downs on Friday on suspicion of making criminal threats, distributing pornographic material to minors, communicating with minor ...

Armed man robs Wells Fargo in Granite Bay

An armed male robber escaped with an undisclosed amount of money Thursday from Wells Fargo Bank on Auburn Folsom Road in Granite Bay. According to a public statement from the Plac ...

Roseville names Rob Jensen as city manager

Pending official approval by Roseville City Council on Aug. 19, Rob Jensen is set to become Roseville’s new city manager. Jensen, who took over as interim city manager follo ...

Single-car rollover leaves two hospitolized

A driver traveling eastbound on interstate 80 near Douglas Boulevard nearly toppled over into nearby office buildings Friday afternoon after her dog momentarily impaired her vision ...