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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 ...

March toward June primary election starts in Placer

Placer County Supervisors Jennifer Montgomery, Jim Holmes and Kirk Uhler have signaled their intentions of running for re-election in the June 7 primary election. The three incumb ...

Amgen Tour of California to stop in Folsom, Sacramento in 2016

The 2016 Amgen Tour of California’s route details were announced in Folsom Thursday morning to a crowd of more than 100 cyclists, media, and cycling enthusiasts at the Folsom ...

Granite Bay’s 40 million-plus fossil find

A specimen that has made Placer County its home for millions of years was recently unearthed and is now available for the public to see and even touch.    Duri ...