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Roseville owns a real Nugget

Many business organizations love to bill themselves as award winning. Yet in many cases, that award is but one single bit of notoriety. And although Nugget Markets certainly has th ...

Business briefs

Bounce houses galore at new BounceU BounceU, a 10,000-square-foot facility specializing in hosting parties, opened for business Saturday. The indoor play franchise features inflata ...

Fire-fighting camp deadline near

Every generation has its own dreams of becoming an astronaut, cowboy or firefighter. Roseville might be far from Cape Canaveral, Fla., and many years past the open plains, but 25 R ...

Local Girl Scouts heading to London

Three years ago, the Tierra del Oro Girl Scout Troop 442 made a goal of traveling to London. In July, the troop, including four high school students who have stayed together since ...

Voters pass bond for future high school

Usually, a three-vote margin of victory is considered a skin-of-your-teeth squeaker. But for officials with the Roseville Joint Union High School District, it sounds like a triumph ...

Students learn DUI lessons

Dramas aren't out of the ordinary inside the Woodcreek High School theater, but the courtroom trial on stage last week was a first. And, with real judges, real lawyers, and - most ...

Education briefs

Journalism, government scholarships available Friends of Roseville, a nonprofit community action committee, is offering two $1,000 scholarships to Roseville residents enrolled at a ...

Viva Mexico!

As a green foreign student in California more than four decades ago, I vividly remember my first trip to the dorm cafeteria for lunch. The server asked if I would like turkey - new ...

Police announce promotions, hires

Police Lt. Ned Rosenbrook pulled a piece of paper out of his shirt pocket when asked if he had any words to say to friends and supporters at the Tower Theater. "Just kidding," he s ...

Artest takes deal

Sacramento Kings forward Ron Artest pleaded no contest to one charge of misdemeanor domestic violence in an Auburn courtroom Thursday and was sentenced to 20 days in jail, 100 hour ...

A dream deferred

Jack Hayashida's road to an associate's degree began in Auburn more than 65 years ago, when he enrolled in what was then called Placer Junior College. That journey finally ended Fr ...

Teachers protest district offer

Teachers in another Roseville-area elementary school district took their frustrations over stalled contract negotiations to the streets last weekend. Dozens of Roseville City Schoo ...

SP Fire station upgrades medical services

Residents of Granite Bay should be able to breathe a little easier these days, literally, thanks to an upgrade in services for the South Placer Fire District. The Douglas Boulevard ...

Baccalaureate program draws area students to Oakmont, Granite Bay

Students are coming from as far away as Sacramento and Auburn to attend the International Baccalaure-ate program under development in the Roseville Joint Union High School District ...

Find your inner diva

This weekend, visitors at the Placer County Fairgrounds can expect to see a lot of pink feathers flittering through the air. But it won't be from a migrating flock of flamingos. An ...