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Bus fares to see 20 to 25 percent increase

Taking a ride on a Placer County Transit bus is going to cost more starting July 1. New fares were approved last Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors, including a 25 percent incre ...

County costs add up for new flu response

The new H1N1 flu virus has cost Placer County $116,000, but there’s the possibility that health officials could be sending the bill to the federal government. Dr. Richard Burton ...

Thunder Valley hotel construction back on schedule

LINCOLN – “What’s going on with construction?” It’s a question Richard St. Jean gets asked every day. The newly hired acting general manager of Thunder Valley Casino sai ...

Country Gables story? Contact us.

Monday night's fire destroyed a longtime cafe favorite in Roseville. Known for its dozens of potted plants on its patio, Country Gables Cafe had been at the Washington Boulevard si ...

New update: Clues sought in devastating Country Gables blaze

SEE ALSO: Country Gables Story? Contact us. Story first posted 11 p.m. Monday. Last updated 2 p.m. Tuesday.   Investigators are seeking the cause of a four-alarm fire that ...

Magic Circle Theatre founders axed

Drama off of the stage engulfed Roseville’s venerable Magic Circle Theatre this week after the troupe’s founders said they were given the boot. Bob Gerould, who founded Rosevil ...

Low voter turnout expected Tuesday

Voter turnout in Placer County could range from 41 to 44 percent on Tuesday for the statewide general election, elections chief Jim McCauley said. McCauley, the county clerk and r ...

Video ‘saves’ child or harms dad’s reputation?

A disturbing video on the Internet involving alleged sexual abuse with a 3-year-old Placer County girl is drawing national attention. Aaliyah Bedwell, who was born in Auburn, is t ...

July 4 update: 'Save the Parade' campaign launched

This parade isn’t going down without a fight. That’s the message from several community leaders, who aim to take up the reigns of Roseville’s Fourth of July parade. Days afte ...