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New “tanning tax” has salon owners seeing red

When July 1 rolls around, it’s going to be a little more expensive for indoor tanners to achieve that special shade of beige. A 10 percent tax on indoor tanning, which goes into ...

Troubled Placer sheriff gets a break

A Placer County sheriff’s deputy and bailiff whose alcohol troubles have led to much legal woe admitted Wednesday he violated the terms of his probation – but a forgiving judge ...

Team Will visits cancer patients in Roseville

On their way across the country to raise money for childhood cancer research, riders from Team Will visited pediatric patients fighting the disease at the Kaiser Permanente Women a ...

School foundation critical as state cuts education funding

For a couple years, all 4th graders in the Roseville City School District attended performances at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts in Davis. The experience, intended t ...

Lawnmower races rev up the Placer County Fair

Mr. Mow Ron doesn’t mess around. Nor does The Turfinator or Pro-Grassinator. All three men hop on a lawnmower and quickly get the work done. But that “work” isn’t the typi ...

Introducing Norcalmarketplace.com

Gold Country Media is excited to announce the launch of our newest Web site- www.norcalmarketplace.com, the most comprehensive local Northern California business directory in the a ...

Placer County Fair opens gates today

Time to get wild. This year’s “Wild & Free” Placer County Fair officially gets underway at 4 p.m. today with opening ceremonies at the main gate. There’s some truly wild ...

Man involved in high-speed chase begins jail term

A Roseville man who was caught in a stolen car and led law enforcement officers on a high-speed pursuit, began serving a four year and four month sentence this week. Keith G. Log ...

Super salaries: Supes open up county coffers for top-paid employees

Some of Placer County’s most generous employee contracts for the coming year were OK’d Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. Topping the list was Dr. Olga Ignatowicz, who will ...

West Nile-infected bird found

Last week, a bird in East Sacramento tested positive for the West Nile virus. But don’t panic. While it’s the first West Nile bird of the year for the Sacramento area, there i ...