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Growing church adopts 'multi-site' approach

Ruth Finsthwait spent Sunday morning watching her favorite local pastor deliver a sermon. But she never set foot in church. Instead, she sat inside a video café on the campus o ...

Roseville therapist falls short of Pepsi grant

Roseville therapist Kim Johnson hoped to win a Pepsi Refresh Project grant to jumpstart her new nonprofit organization. Johnson’s idea fell short, as she finished 325th out of 4 ...

Fallen Roseville mogul arrested for grand theft

A ruined Roseville entrepreneur and the state’s 65th highest debtor was arrested and booked into Placer County jail Thursday on a charge of grand theft. Abolghassem “Abe” Ali ...

At sentencing, elder abuse defendant tells victims: ‘Sorry’

A nurse charged with stealing medication from seniors apologized to victims Wednesday but denied abusing drugs, which provoked disbelief from the judge. After her remarks, Marle ...

Will the assassination attempt and slaying of six in Arizona have a chilling effect on the way politics plays out in Placer County?

Last week, U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Roseville, returned to a Washington, D.C. that was absent the usual bipartisan rhetoric and flourishes of invective. “It’s hit the Ho ...

BloodSource celebrates 20 years in Roseville

BloodSource celebrated 20 years of saving lives with Roseville blood donors with a Community Open House on January 13. BloodSource opened its Roseville center in January of 1991 to ...

Drug, alcohol test kits available at local schools

Several agencies in Placer County are hoping to prevent teen alcohol and drug use in the local community, and parents and students have mixed opinions. With a grant through the P ...

Gaines moves on Senate bill to cut special-election costs

State Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, has introduced a bill that could cut the cost of special elections in smaller California counties. But the move – days after Gaines’ wife, ...

Roseville’s legal bill tops $196,000

The City of Roseville’s legal bill for mounting a defense against a civil rights lawsuit is now topping $196,360, according to the city. The figure represents a year of legal fe ...

Observant citizen leads to arrest of car burglars

Thanks to an observant citizen who called Roseville Police to report suspicious activity, two suspected car burglars were arrested and stolen property was returned to four victims. ...