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Traffic rerouted after Foothills Boulevard crash

Roseville Electric crews restored power to a West Roseville neighborhood late Sunday after an early morning single-vehicle crash resulted in a downed power pole on Foothills Boulev ...

Sierra Gardens schoolteacher honored to the max

Students filing into the Sierra Gardens Elementary multipurpose room on Tuesday were expecting a surprise life-skills assembly on "giving your personal best." What they got was jus ...

Roseville High instructor makes history come alive

Roseville High School social studies teacher Jennifer Birch admits she's a bit of a "drama queen." After all, when you have a whole lot of dry info - dates, statistics, names - you ...

The Rock gets an upgrade

The Rock of Roseville is known for pioneering the use of technology in places of worship, so it's no surprise its gleaming-new 380-seat church auditorium is filled with Wi-Fi conne ...

City expected to scrap red light camera system

Say bye-bye to the city's red-light cameras - at least for now. While officials say it's not an excuse to start blowing through red lights, the Roseville Police Department will ask ...

Belknap named new Roseville, Granite Bay editor

The head of the editorial staff at the Roseville Press-Tribune and Granite Bay Press-Tribune is changing faces. Effective today, Susan Belknap is the editor of the Press-Tribune n ...

Power plant nears completion

The Roseville Energy Park is almost ready for prime time. Workers at the power plant, under construction in west Roseville since 2005, were finishing up some minor repairs to the b ...

Clowns are for squeezing, dolls for dusting

Phyllis Bell isn't clowning around when it comes to a passion for clowns. But not just any old clowns. We're talking a peculiar incarnation of joker who does double-duty in the kit ...

A disappointing 'Kingdom'

Johnny Carson once said, "If you buy the premise ... you buy the bit." That holds true for comedy, drama and even action thrillers. When a movie premise is done well, with absolut ...

Traffic rerouted after Foothills Boulevard crash

A major Roseville arterial road was closed and an unknown number of customers remained without power Sunday afternoon after an early morning single-vehicle crash resulted in a down ...

'Maverick' next canine deputy

Gabby Hamburg might be just 8 years old, but she's already left her mark on the Placer County Sheriff's Department - at least among its four-legged members. The fourth-grader's nam ...

Blair to serve as interim Roseville police chief

Roseville Police Capt. Mike Blair has taken over as the department's top cop while city officials continue their search to replace former Chief Joel Neves, whose last day was Thurs ...

St. Clare names new pastor

St. Clare parish in Roseville is welcoming Fr. Liam mac Carthy as its new pastor. Described by staff members as a "young and vigorous 66-year-old priest," Fr. mac Carthy was educat ...

PCTPA proposing half cent-sales tax increase

Traffic is the No. 1 concern in Placer County, at least that's what voters have repeatedly shown in polls and surveys during recent years. The Placer County Transportation Planning ...

Unexploded hand grenade found in city

A landscaper working in Rocklin discovered an unexploded hand grenade in an open field last week. Shortly after 1 p.m. last Thursday, Rocklin Police Department officers responded ...