News

Woman gets two months jail for dumping baby

A 26-year-old Oregon woman was sentenced to two months in jail by a Placer County judge Friday for leaving her newborn baby in a trash container. The 2007 case involved a newborn ...

Awareness key to combat youth suicide

Two high-profile suicides and one dramatic attempt, all by adults in Auburn last month, have put depression and its life-threatening consequences on the public’s radar. But chi ...

Driven to donate at Eureka School

Editor’s note: This story is one in an occasional series of articles profiling the contributions and legacy of Eureka Elementary School, which is slated to close down at the end ...

Jaguar spotted at elementary school

The new guy at Junction Elementary is gray, has blue spots and a tail. The kids call him J.J. and have watched with anticipation as their school mascot comes to life through two m ...

Going to the dogs

Robert Downey watches Sarah and Haley Downey paint a barn-style doghouse that was auctioned Friday as part of “Funny Bones,” a fundraiser for the Placer SPCA. The doghouse, des ...

Historical photos to be restored, preserved for posterity

Roseville Host Lions are partnering with the Roseville Historical Society to preserve and honor some of Roseville’s past leaders and history. For more than five decades, the ...

Early egg hunt gets head start on Easter

Hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on its way. Give the kids a head start honing their egg-hunting techniques at the 29th annual Granite Bay Easter egg ...

Vintage artists a boon for schoolkids

Sun City residents have lots of talent – artistic talent that is – and they’re showing it off for a good cause. The artists of Timber Creek in the Sun City Roseville retirem ...

Crash on Cirby sends Roseville woman to hospital

A Roseville woman was taken to a local hospital after a transport truck slammed into her car today on Cirby Way, snarling traffic. Marjorie Johnson was driving her red Acura Vigor ...

County cuts back on its take-home auto fleet

Placer County is tightening up rules on the use of its fleet of 153 vehicles now being driven home at night. New policy developed by the County Executive Office includes reduction ...