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Oakmont Web program recognized

Students in Oakmont High School's Web design program might have a little more spring in their step after recently getting some official recognition from tech powerhouse Best Buy. T ...

Three pose as city utility workers, steal money

Police are searching for three burglary suspects who allegedly stole $900 while posing as city workers to gain entrance to a home on the 100 block of E Street on April 9, officials ...

Girls just wanna have fun

Girls might be sugar and spice and everything nice, but they also play a mean game of fast-pitch softball at parks throughout the city this time of year in the Roseville Girls Soft ...

Vigil held for man shot, killed by police

Family and friends of a man who was shot and killed by a police officer gathered Sunday to remember him at the scene of his final moments. About 85 people made the short walk from ...

Convicted con man now fraud suspect

A Roseville businessman posing as a billionaire supposedly negotiating the purchase of an electric car company was only taking potential investors for a ride. Randall Bert Foshie o ...

Livin' the life of Riley

Two weeks after learning Roseville's newest library will borrow her name, Martha Riley can't quite get used to the idea. "The realization is not there yet," Riley said. "We've been ...

Get ready for a berry good time

Don't be surprised if Roseville looks a little seedy next weekend. But it's no crime wave. Instead, blame it on the 17th Annual Placer County Strawberry Festival, which sweetens up ...

The Streets: Britain's answer to Eminem?

I was probably one of the few people in my part of the world who heard Notorious B.I.G.'s "Mo' Money, Mo' Problems" back in the day and got a bit chafed. OK, I get it; money doesn' ...

'Firehouse Dog' flames out

No animals were harmed in the filming of "Firehouse Dog," we are told in the credits. Unfortunately, neither were any of the three - count them, three - screenwriters who thought u ...

Falafel: It's all Greek to me

I must be a culinary dimwit. Not only had I never eaten falafel, I had never even heard of it. At our weekly staff meeting Monday, where such things are discussed, somebody suggest ...

Calendar of events

n A free Community Vendor Faire is set for Tuesday and May 15 in the Friendship Parlor of A Dash of Panache, 217 Vernon St. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and features the s ...

Master of the midway

When the carnival barker invited Dr. Ron Geiger to "step right up and win a prize," he had no idea what he was getting into. He obviously missed the memo, the one posted on the ins ...

Bike-riding trio of tricksters

Performers will bring a combination of ballet, figure skating and biking to the Roseville Home and Garden Show this weekend. No, it doesn't involve a unicycle and the circus isn't ...

Roseville man nabbed as 'Ballcap Bandit'

Federal agents arrested a Roseville man Monday in connection with at least one bank robbery in the area. Brian Scott Traynor, 41, was arrested at a home in the 2400 block of McGreg ...

Limo service, hotel add bit of romance, fun

Romance isn't dead, yet. The new partnership of Radisson Hotel Sacramento and California Limousines is helping reignite a little, or a lot, of fun back into a typical humdrum weeke ...