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Placer Adult Literacy Service Celebrates 25 Years

Placer County Library Literacy Specialist Paula Westeren brought together adult learners, reading coaches, and literacy supporters and advocates for an evening at the Rocklin Commu ...

Kaiser Roseville donates back-to-school supplies

Kaiser Roseville employees recently collected 30 backpacks. They also gathered 16 large boxes worth of pencils, binders, erasers, crayons, calculators, glue sticks, tennis shoes, ...

New Life center offers pregnancy help

Unplanned pregnancies have been popping up for millennia. Today places like New Life Pregnancy Resource Center help calm, educate and prepare many worried individuals facing an un ...

Credit fraud linked to Paul Martin's restaurant

A recent spike in credit fraud linked to Paul Martin's American Bistro has prompted Roseville Police to enlist the help of the Secret Service and remind consumers to protect t ...

Candidates agree: more jobs, businesses needed in Roseville

Jobs and the local economy dominated the discussion during a forum Tuesday for candidates running for Roseville City Council. The phrase “Roseville is open for business” was s ...

Sting singles out 11 for unlicensed contracting

A sting operation targeting unlicensed contractors in Roseville on Sept. 8 and 9 yielded citations and notices to appear for 10 people, the Contractors State License Board announce ...

In a recession, a homeless camp comes and goes

Bags of chips and Skittles, a cap gun, toothpaste, a three-person tent, and clothes blanketed by a sleeping bag lie discarded in a field where homeless people recently set up camp. ...

Man hospitalized, arrested after police chase, stolen vehicle crash

Michael Kenneth Brown, 19, is being held at the Placer County Jail after he fled Roseville police and crashed a stolen vehicle into a pole with two passengers Tuesday, police said. ...

Overnight work will close freeway ramp

The loop ramp from eastbound Interstate 80 to northbound Highway 65 is now subject to intermittent night-time closures as Caltrans works on the overcrossing.The ramp will be closed ...

Field trips to exploration center now free for schoolkids

Schools can take part in an interactive field trip destination that won’t cost them a cent this year thanks to a new grant. Free admission and transportation to the Roseville Ut ...

Roseville man pleads no contest to felony manslaughter

A 41-year-old Roseville man pleaded no contest to felony manslaughter in a drunk-driving case resulting in two deaths, the Placer County District Attorney’s office announced Tues ...

Save Granite Bay’s recall drive against Kirk Uhler could be targeting lame duck

With the Save Granite Bay recall drive proceeding slowly against Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler, its target said today the opposition is missing one key point – whether he ...

After pushing a boy, Mexican immigrant faces deportation

A Roseville landscaper arrested Sept. 8 for shoving a 10-year-old boy may be deported after it was discovered he was in the country illegally. Mario Cortez Garcia, 39, was suspect ...