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Placer County Fair opens gates today

Time to get wild. This year’s “Wild & Free” Placer County Fair officially gets underway at 4 p.m. today with opening ceremonies at the main gate. There’s some truly wild ...

Man involved in high-speed chase begins jail term

A Roseville man who was caught in a stolen car and led law enforcement officers on a high-speed pursuit, began serving a four year and four month sentence this week. Keith G. Log ...

Super salaries: Supes open up county coffers for top-paid employees

Some of Placer County’s most generous employee contracts for the coming year were OK’d Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. Topping the list was Dr. Olga Ignatowicz, who will ...

West Nile-infected bird found

Last week, a bird in East Sacramento tested positive for the West Nile virus. But don’t panic. While it’s the first West Nile bird of the year for the Sacramento area, there i ...

Woman cited for scuffle at dog park

A Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputy was cited for grabbing a woman from behind, turning her around and then punching her in the face after their dogs got into a spat at a Rosevi ...

Placer County may get sports complex

Placer County could be home to a new sports tourism center with the potential to attract thousands of tourists – and their dollars – to the region each year. Greg Van Dusen, CE ...

City council attempts to protect core services

Roseville City Council and staff have made one overarching goal clear during budget proceedings for the 2011 fiscal year: protect core services. This refers to services that impac ...

Adelante High School welcomes new principal

Adelante High School students will welcome a new principal this fall. Roseville Joint Union High School District board of trustees voted in favor of hiring Suzanne Laughrea for th ...

KidsFirst receives grant to fight child abuse

In 2008, more than 30,000 cases of child abuse occurred in the four-county Sacramento region. To KidsFirst, this is completely unacceptable. The nonprofit organization headquart ...

Mike Shellito retires after 30 years of service to City of Roseville

Mike Shellito planned to retire about six months ago — something his wife Jan was excited about — but Mayor Gina Garbolino walked into his office last October with a request. ...

Major league rehabilitation

As River Cats left fielder Corey Wimberly and pitcher Fernando Hernandez walk into Frances “Frankie” Cleverley’s room at the Sutter Rehabilitation Institute on Thursday, she ...

City council approves budget

The Roseville City Council unanimously approved a final budget Wednesday for the 2011 fiscal year. The two biggest changes involve reducing staff by 36 employees and implementing ...

Umpqua Bank commits random acts of kindness

Mikey Pilgrim munched on a slice of pepperoni pizza at Straw Hat Wednesday. His mom and dad also chowed down on pizza, purchased for them by a representative from Umpqua Bank as p ...

Sierra College student's love of writing pays off

Maggie Slover’s zeal for writing is literally paying off. The Sierra College student was recently named the 2010 recipient of the Jim Janssen Memorial Scholarship award. Slover ...