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New couple jumps into Roseville's downtown revitalization front with ‘Dash’ purchase

A Dash of Panache, Downtown Roseville’s award-winning tea parlor and cafe, is under new ownership. Well known business owner and community volunteer Scott Alvord has sold the ...

Placer wine ordinance update bottled up for now

The lengthy process for new rules for Placer County wineries is getting longer. With the potential for challenges to the adequacy of the environmental analysis in a negative decla ...

Roseville patient gets major surprise at Kaiser

Kituana Glover, a 17-year-old student who has been hospitalized for six months at Kaiser’s Roseville Women and Children’s Center, had a huge boost in her spirits on Jan ...

Oakmont High student transcripts stolen

The partial transcripts of 356 Oakmont High School students were stolen from a locked vehicle in San Francisco in January, and the school district is advising parents to watch for ...

Green, yellow, red signs to show Placer County eatery safety

A safe dinner out just got easier to predict in Placer County. Green placards will initially be going up in the next few weeks near the entrances to 1,600 restaurants, school cafe ...

Gas for under $2 a gallon is back - with no sign of leaving

Bargain-hunting motorists are getting more bang for their buck as gas prices plummet – and driving more, according to new figures released by the state Board of Equalization. ...

Call to Readers: Podcasts of Placer County

Have a podcast or know someone who does in Placer County? We're hoping to publish a story to share some of the local podcast activity with readers. You can contact gust@goldco ...

New owner of Rosati’s unveils her Roseville vision

Christine Grau, the new owner of Rosati’s Authentic Chicago Pizza, showcased the restaurant’s chic renovations this week for city officials, neighborhood regulars and R ...

New Crawfish Factory sells Cajun-California fusion in Roseville

Roseville resident Kitt Lee has trained employees at the Crawfish Factory to welcome visitors as if they’ve never been to a place quite like it before, because likely, in the ...

Detour Before Dark: Falling under ‘South’s’ deep spell of comfort

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of South Placer County.  Born in Ne ...

Cutting into the disbelievers: Kwon sharpens his knives for Roseville's downtown challenge

Can a ninja succeed where a rock star has failed? Downtown Roseville hopes so. For roughly a year, the space at 238 Vernon Street, formerly home to Sammy’s Rockin’ Isl ...

PG&E opens 'smart' electrical nerve center in Placer County

It’s a dark and stormy night. There’s a snap as wood gives way to wind. A branch crashes down onto a power line in Auburn. Someone’s lights go out. Moments lat ...

Travel: Southern reflections in Louisiana’s swamps and rivers

People still wonder about that old antebellum majesty of the “the land of cotton,” today filled with unbelievable food, grand art and architecture and some of the frien ...

Roseville, Placer officials try to wrangle the social media beast

Like rock n’ roll in its time, social media is here to stay – for good or for ill – which means that a lot of the choices students make online in their free time ...