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Writer Tobias Wolff packs ‘em in for book talk, signing

Old School met new school as renowned author, Tobias Wolff, shared insights about his book, “Old School,” with a standing-room-only crowd last week at Martha Riley Community Li ...

Students learn about handicaps through understanding

The sixth-graders at Excelsior Elementary School in Roseville know what it’s like to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes. They also understand how it feels to ride in someone ...

Roseville residents record their stories

When Kathleen Schance walked into the Downtown Library one day last week, she had a date with history. The longtime Roseville resident entered a small room near the back of the bui ...

Jury deadlocked in Madsen murder trial

A judge Tuesday morning ordered a jury to try again after they said they were unable to reach a verdict in the Caleb Madsen murder trial. In a letter, jurors told Judge Mark S. Cu ...

Lake fills with recent rain

Thanks to a series of recent storms, Folsom Lake is on the rise. Just a few weeks ago, the lake was at 23 percent of capacity. As of Friday, March 6, the lake was more than half f ...

Roseville unemployment nears 10 percent

The local effect of the nation’s severe recession came into clearer focus last week as Roseville’s unemployment rate easily smashed past 9 percent for the first time in decades ...

Drug suspects flee through backyards of west Roseville neighborhood

Two teens tried to escape through several west Roseville backyards Friday after an attempted drug deal in a Walgreen’s parking lot went bad. Police say the incident began around ...

Granite Bay crash victim identified

The victim of a fatal car crash on Friday in Granite Bay has been identified as Jeremy Matthew Stevenson, 25, of Granite Bay. The California Highway Patrol said Stevenson was drivi ...

Family recalls anguish of crash

A Placer County jury recently found Anna E. Berset of Folsom guilty of vehicular manslaughter for the June 13, 2007 hit-and-run death of 15-year-old Courtney Parker, a popular Gran ...

High-flying Sacramento routs Del Oro to win D-III title

SACRAMENTO — Chase Tapley, Travon Abraham and Alonzo Brown shot the lights out at Arco Arena — literally. The Sacramento High trio combined for 48 points on 60 percent shooting ...