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Dwindling job market ups enrollment

ROCKLIN — Finding a place to sit at Sierra College Monday was a bit of a challenge. The first day of the spring semester saw more students attending, and attempting to attend c ...

Foreclosures in Roseville, Placer County way up in 2008

Placer County’s foreclosure rate continued to gain steam in 2008, according to a year-end analysis of government records. And experts say to expect more of the same in 2009. The ...

Placer County Probation targets DUI offenders

Greater Driving Under the Influence offender accountability and safer streets are the goals of a new, grant-funded program awarded to the Placer County Probation Department. Incr ...

Animation convention draws fans from Auburn, Roseville and beyond

SACRAMENTO – Some popular Japanese contributions to society include sushi, video games and origami. But to those attending a Sacramento convention that drew more than 2,500 in on ...

Investigation active for Auburn bank robbers

Auburn Police officers are continuing their fervent investigation of two bank robbers who recently hit local businesses and could possibly be connected to other robberies throughou ...

District's next high school will break new design ground

With home sales on life support, officials don’t know when the next Roseville-area high school will break ground, let alone reach completion. But one thing’s likely: It won’ ...

Sutter will look into disappearance of man who hanged himself

Sutter Roseville Medical Center will complete an investigation into circumstances surrounding the disappearance of a Roseville man who went missing from the hospital’s emergency ...

Grieving horse owner warns of trail danger

“Get off the trails before some one gets killed.” That’s the message Jeri Sust, of Newcastle, wants to share with those illegally using off road vehicles at Folsom Lake. S ...

Two arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft

Two local men were arrested last Friday after allegedly stealing a pickup from a used car dealership, and after one of them allegedly struck a dealership employee with the stolen p ...

47-year-old, 17-year-old nabbed in drug sting

A Rio Linda woman and a 17-year-old juvenile thought they were making a drug sale Tuesday but ended up with a list of criminal charges courtesy of the Roseville Police Department V ...

Uhler sworn in to new term on board

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler took the oath of office Wednesday and is preparing to start his seventh year representing the Fourth Supervisorial District. Uhler first serve ...

Vet says injured horse couldn’t be saved

A horse was severely injured and had to be destroyed after being spooked by motorcycles being operated illegally at Folsom Lake on Saturday, Jan. 3. The horse was owned by Newcas ...

Hooked on blues

If John Lee Hooker Jr. had stuck with his first career aspiration, he would be studying for the bar instead of playing in them. Luckily for blues lovers he passed on life as an at ...

Sierra Club lawsuit challenges project

The Sierra Club filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the county’s approval of a plan that would create urban growth and allow for a new university campus in western Placer County ...