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County spent $4.8 million on overtime

Placer County spent more than $4.8 million on paid overtime to employees in 2008 during a year of budget cutbacks and layoffs. The Sheriff’s Department spent more than $3.1 milli ...

Roseville Galleria mall cuts hours; sees less consumer demand

The latest discount at the Galleria mall doesn’t have anything to do with prices. Mall officials announced this week a reduction to its regular hours, cutting a total of six hour ...

Super trip for leukemia survivor

Roseville resident Jenna Hughes is basking in the glory of her win against leukemia and a Make-A-Wish trip to Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa, Florida between the Pittsburgh Steelers and ...

Q&A: Eureka School slated to close; so what's next?

It’s the end of the road for Eureka Elementary School. For real, this time. After more than a year of wrangling with the issue, trustees this week unanimously approved closin ...

Homeowners: Don’t be fooled by property tax notice

A letter being sent to thousands of homeowners in Placer County might be misleading them into thinking they have to pay to get a property tax reassessment. The letters have gone o ...

McClintock shifts into new role

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock has been a vociferous opponent in Washington of plans to pump massive amounts of money into the economy through a new $1 trillion spending bill. But as a ...

Roseville may be calling

Pick up the phone, Roseville. Residents more than 10 days late in paying their monthly utility bills may be receiving an automated call from the city as opposed to a mailed notice ...

GB couple part of C Webb night at ARCO

Sometimes the biggest stars shine the brightest and that was the case for Sacramento’s best King – Chris Webber – who had his jersey retired in ceremonies Friday at ARCO Aren ...

Catching the big one

A $1.95 hamburger at a fine restaurant? A meal of mussels or oysters for $3.95 and $4.95? Those selections are just a sampling of the bar food menu available at McCormick & Schmic ...

Gotta dance!

It all comes down to one night. For the seniors of Woodcreek High School’s dance program, the last several months of planning and for some, thrice-weekly rehearsals all culmina ...