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Sisters to sow deep roots in Loomis with large convent

A group of Roman Catholic sisters, who wear traditional habits, are in the process of building a large convent in Loomis. The Domenican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, a ...

Probing Islam for signs of peace or violence

Editor’s note: This is the third in a four-part, biweekly series, centered on the following themes: Part one: Voices from a quiet minorityPart two: Who are Roseville’s ...

Killed pedestrian ID’d

A Roseville man killed while walking across a freeway Saturday has been identified as Leroy Elledge, Jr. California Highway Patrol confirmed the 52-year-old’s identity Wednesday ...

Placer County supes give support to urban chicken raising

Placer County supervisors made it easier Tuesday for most homeowners to have up to six chickens. No roosters, guinea hens and peahens will be allowed under a zoning amendment appr ...

Galleria arson suspect ‘mentally competent’

Medical analysis concluded the suspect in October’s arson at the Galleria is “mentally competent,” it was revealed in his final Placer County court appearance Tuesday, before ...

Superintendent tells parents school won't open until 2012

Roseville City School District Superintendent Richard Pierucci recently sent a letter to parents and guardians with an update: Barbara Chilton Middle School in west Roseville will ...

'Prolific' metal thief caught redhanded in stakeout

A stakeout early Monday morning led to the arrest of a man who appeared to be trying to steal metal for resale, police said Tuesday. Roseville detectives reportedly saw Kenneth Ell ...

Visiting monks create sand mandala

As three Tibetan Buddhist monks huddle over an unfinished sand mandala, a photographer angles his camera to get the perfect shot. This photographer, Albert Brisbois, wants to capt ...

Dry Creek modernizes classrooms

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is the second in a three-part weekly series focused on changing technology in the classroom. The first article, “Granite Bay students: Future Appl ...

Looking for love? Try SPCA adoption blitz

For a little puppy love in time for Valentine’s Day, Placer SPCA is playing matchmaker this weekend at its Love Fest Speed Matching. Extra volunteers will help potential adopters ...