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Softball camp features Olympians Fernandez, Granger

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Fernandez will hold a Gold Medal Youth Softball Camp and Coach’s Clinic from Friday through Sunday, Aug. 26-28, at Foskett Park in Linco ...

Runyan, Philpot win twin Modified mains at speedway

Bobby Runyan and Jason Philpot won the twin 50-lap Modified main events Saturday night in a rain makeup program at All American Speedway in Roseville.There were 19 cars lined up fo ...

Galleria arsonist gets 15 years in prison

The arsonist who started the blaze that destroyed a major portion of the Westfield Galleria at Roseville was sentenced to 15 years in prison Tuesday. Alexander Piggee, 24, of Sa ...

On the ‘California Dawn’ at dawn

Berkeley is about a 90-minute drive. When the alarm sounded at 2:30 a.m., the groans were obvious. But when you want to fish for halibut and striped bass, you have to get to bay wa ...

Courts round-up: Prostitution, murder embezzlement cases working through system

One year later, a Roseville couple that was charged with taking in a teenage runaway and forcing her to commit sex acts is still awaiting trial. It is one of many Roseville cases ...

Gem, jewelry show to help local charity

The “Treasure Trove of Gems” jewelry, gem and mineral show will come to the Orangevale Community Center for the third year in a row this weekend. At least 20 percent of the pr ...

Biz buzz: Learn how to get fit vertically

Vertical Fitness is a new Roseville business that takes a different approach to getting in shape. Unlike other fitness programs, Vertical Fitness incorporates energetic pole dance ...

Placer County Sheriff’s Explorers bring home top awards

Local young adults exploring careers in law enforcement received top awards at a recent competition. The Placer County Sheriff’s Explorers work with deputies to see what jobs in ...

Roseville Crime log: Gun drawn in road rage incident

July 26 Two teenage boys threw a rock at a moving vehicle and caused $1,000 in damage on Harding Boulevard just north of Lead Hill Boulevard. Police cited one 15-year-old boy to a ...

Suspected armed robber hits Roseville bank

A man walked into a Roseville bank Monday afternoon claiming he had a gun and demanding an undisclosed amount of cash. Police received the call about an armed robbery at Chase Ban ...

Woodcreek 9/10 all-stars dominate, win state crown

Mike Watari and his assistant coaches sat down with their Woodcreek Little League 9- and 10-year-old all-star team Friday and made a statement:“This is not going to go into tomor ...

Fish plants in Lake Tahoe greatly altered

It was reported here that the native minnow population in Lake Tahoe has seriously declined.Some may say, “So what?” But it means with a declining food source, the populations ...

Roseville man accused of trafficking counterfeit goods

Federal agents arrested a Roseville man Friday for allegedly trafficking counterfeit goods at a Sacramento mall. Cem Kiyak, 42, operated three stores or kiosks at the Westfield Do ...

Teen tells of drug use, recovery

Isaac can pinpoint the exact gesture that may have saved his life. Two weeks after running away from home, the teenager met his older brother for lunch. Isaac “looked like d ...