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Woman uses dead mom to steal $50k

A Roseville woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to collecting $54,088 of her mother’s benefits after she died in 2001, a U.S. attorney announced. Virginia Kathleen Brown, 53, was a j ...

Placer County forum puts manufacturing in focus

A forum in October will look at ways to strengthen manufacturing in Placer County. Set for Oct. 14, it will bring together local manufacturers with state and local officials and ex ...

Police: Woman embezzled $21K from tenants, owners

Roseville Police arrested a former rental property manager before she fled the state with at least $21,000 in embezzled funds, officials announced Monday. Heather Shea Baker, 36, ...

Veteran board members talk budgets, school facilities

Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District knows all about the housing boom that took place in Roseville in the early 2000's. Builders filed for residential building permits like ...

Sierra home-construction project builds on-site expertise

Sierra College students are building a house in Auburn. The nine-month project is the brainchild of the Placer County Contractors Association, which purchased the land and is fur ...

Rehab patients return to celebrate

When Teresa Hughes got the phone call that her husband suffered another accident at the sawmill where he worked, she figured it wasn’t serious. Tom Hughes had previously been ba ...

Breast cancer ribbons sold at auction

Artist Kate Graves designed her ribbon, which she calls “Reaching New Heights,” to “create positive thoughts and inspire hope.” It’s a sentiment not always easy to achie ...