News

City council discusses new economic development department during budget meeting

For the first time, Roseville has a city department solely devoted to business attraction, retention and expansion. “The City of Roseville has never had a stand-alone economic d ...

Duran emerges the clear winner in bitterly fought Roseville supes race

Jack Duran is the winner in a bitterly fought election battle with Rocky Rockholm for the Roseville seat on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. But the overall primary electio ...

Roseville firefighters assist Cal Fire, other agencies, in fighting grass fire

The Roseville Fire Department responded to fight an 80-acre vegetation fire at the intersection of Watt Avenue and Dyer Lane late in west Roseville late Tuesday morning. Public i ...

Denio's hosts chamber mixer

Denio’s Roseville Farmers Market and Swap Meet will host the Roseville Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase & Mixer on Thursday, June 10. The free event will include an appear ...

Slow day at the ballot box

Election Day – nearly 1 p.m. in the afternoon and Jack Wallace – one of the election officers staffing the Renaissance Church’s polling station – checks the machine tracki ...

Jack Duran knocks out Rocky Rockholm in Roseville Placer County supes race

Roseville voters turned Placer County’s District 1 in a new direction Tuesday, electing challenger Jack Duran. Duran, an attorney who sits on the Roseville Union High School Dis ...

‘Leadership’ grads have new degree of Roseville knowledge

Congratulations to the 14th Leadership Roseville graduating class of 2010. The following 18 students will be attending the graduation ceremony next week at Sierra View County Club. ...

New agreement for Kaiser, SEIU-UHW proceeding

Kaiser Permanente employees tentatively reached a national two-year labor agreement June 1. The tentative agreement between Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare ...

Foundation asks kids to ‘take a stand’

The Granite Bay High School theater was packed Sunday with student athletes from the South Placer and North Sacramento region for a high impact, motivational message. “You matte ...

Sacramento cop nabbed for shoplifting

A Sacramento police officer is facing petty theft charges after being caught allegedly shoplifting from a Roseville WinCo. Dee Dee Gunther of the Roseville Police Department sai ...

Cooley Middle School students honor namesake

Robert Cooley, 75, taught middle school in Roseville for 37 years. In 2000, Robert C. Cooley Middle School was built to honor this long-time educator. Earlier this year, Cooley su ...

Local school districts struggle with declining enrollment

When Gordon Medd became vice principal of Heritage Oak Elementary School in 1991, the school had 350 students. Three years later, the population increased to 950. But the Dry Cree ...

City council meets to consider proposed budget

Roseville City Manager Mike Shellito clarified Monday that no city employees will be laid off in the next few months. “There are no layoffs planned immediately, and hopefully no ...

Low voter turnout could make this worst Election Day ever

Jim McCauley is getting concerned. When all ballots are counted from today’s statewide primary vote, McCauley – Placer County’s elections chief – has a sinking feeling tha ...

Lemonade stand for a cause

Laura Chapman’s six children recently decided they wanted to “fight childhood cancer one cup at a time.” That’s the logo of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, an organiza ...