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Roseville rocker a staple at Owl Club

It wasn't hard for Scott Rodell to find the musical style he grew up listening to. The former West Virginian found bluegrass in California by attending festivals throughout the Sie ...

Rub-a-dubby dubby ? cute, yellow and chubby

Inside LeeAnn Dickson's Central Roseville home, you'll find more than 600 waterfowl of the genus rubberus duckieus. Dickson, 52, collects rubber ducks - all kinds of the brightly c ...

You've come a long way, rubber duckie

Queen Elizabeth reportedly keeps one, complete with a miniature crown, in Buckingham Palace. Allen Iverson, Ozzy Osborne and KISS have had them made in their honor. They're rubber ...

Calendar of events

n The Scrabble Club meets 6-9 p.m. Thursdays at the Roseville Galleria, in the upstairs food court, 1151 Galleria Blvd. Information: 771-9539. n A shrimp and crab feed, sponsored b ...

Fries mirror rise of fast-food industry

My daughter approached me many years ago with a single russet potato in hand and asked a perfectly legitimate question, at least from the mouth of a 5-year-old. "Dad, could you sli ...

Supervisors' trip to Washington, D.C., approved

The Placer County Board of Supervisors gave their approval for a trip to Washington, D.C. at the board meeting on Tuesday for Supervisors Bruce Kranz, Jim Holmes, Rocky Rockholm an ...

Baby shaking case postponed

The parents of Hannah Rose Juceam, allegedly shaken to death by her babysitter, said the accused will pay for her crime. A plea deal is reportedly on the table for 36-year-old Vero ...

Paid to play

To many kids who have been told playing video games won't get them anywhere in life, Ryan Robinson is a hero. Playing a video game - the Madden NFL video game - took the 17-year-ol ...

Love hurts

When Mike Johnson bought his wife a necklace for Valentine's Day, he couldn't wait to give it to her. So he did. "She thinks that's her Valentine's Day present," the Granite Bay re ...

Woman accused of shaking Roseville baby to death back in court

The parents of Hannah Rose Juceam, allegedly shaken to death by her babysitter, said the accused will pay for her crime. A plea deal is reportedly on the table for 36-year-old Vero ...

Supervisors' trip to Washington, D.C., approved

The Placer County Board of Supervisors gave their approval for a trip to Washington, D.C. at the board meeting on Tuesday for Supervisors Bruce Kranz, Jim Holmes, Rocky Rockholm an ...

Woman accused of shaking Roseville baby to death back in court

The parents of Hannah Rose Juceam, allegedly shaken to death by her babysitter, said the accused will pay for her crime. A plea deal is reportedly on the table for 36-year-old Vero ...

SureWest to sell publishing business

SureWest Communications announced it has decided to sell its directory publishing business to GateHouse Media, Inc. Both publicly traded companies - SureWest on the NASDAQ and Gate ...

Bradford, Miller honored by Roseville Chamber

Founder and owner of Northern California Dance Conservatory Jennifer Brad-ford received the Entrepreneur Award from the Roseville Chamber of Commerce's Annual Installation Dinner o ...

Business briefs

FedEx Kinko employee honored for service Senior Production Operator Jerry Brown was recognized by FedEx Kinko's for exceptional customer service. Brown took it upon himself to wor ...