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Nancy Palmer, Bill Martin to fill Sierra board seats

Incumbent Nancy Palmer and newcomer Bill Martin will fill the two challenged Sierra College board of trustee seats, according to semi-official election results Wednesday. Palmer re ...

Allen gets nod for PCWA board

Roseville resident Gray Allen got the go-ahead from voters Tuesday to serve as their District 1 representative on the Placer County Water Administration board. Allen garnered 44.71 ...

Constant dancer

An opportunity to create a program in the dance discipline in which he is most expert led Theodore Constant on a journey that ended in Roseville. Constant, Romanian-born but a Cana ...

Roseville Council awaits decision on next mayor

Though the smoke has cleared from Tuesday's election, Roseville Council members are a bit foggy about who will be the mayor next year. Rocky Rockholm, who currently serves as Rosev ...

County voter turnout low

A hot Fourth Congressional District race and the possibility of a shift in Congress weren't enough to light a fire under Placer County voters. Mirroring state and national turnout ...

Defense witness claims to have seen Christie Wilson

A witness in the murder trial of Mario Garcia testified Thursday morning he saw suspected victim Christie Wilson the day of her disappearance. William Pence of El Dor-ado Hills was ...

Local known as 'Mr. 40'

Every time you see a Historic U.S. Route 40 sign, think Eddie Lang. "That's me, that's all me," he said with pride, not arrogance. The privately sponsored signs mark local sections ...

Prosecution rests in Garcia murder trial

The prosecution rested its case Tuesday in the murder trial of Mario Garcia. But not before defense attorney Robert Blasier - once a member of the O.J. Simpson "Dream Team" now wor ...

Indie java shop struggles to maintain identity

Mike Fury understands that for some, gourmet coffee is synonymous with the "giant green mermaid." Though his high-end coffee house, Dawn 2 Dusk, is within 10 miles of 46 different ...

Local ceremony set to mark Veterans Day

John Piches knows it's not just Americans who mark Nov. 11 as a special day each year. Observed in the United States as Veterans Day, Nov. 11 is known worldwide as Remembrance Day ...

Vets groups to honor troops

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1487 will host a Veterans Day ceremony beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday. "We have a really nice program scheduled," said Vic Carbone, an o ...

Fun with fitness

Students at W.T. Eich Intermediate School went hula-hoop crazy last Friday, shaking their hips all over the school's gymnasium as classmates, school officials and community members ...

Cartoonists for a clean campus

Students at Buljan Middle School took to this year's Red Ribbon Week with pens, markers, colored pencils and a whole lot of imagination. An idea by the Buljan Leadership class memb ...

District seeking names for new middle school

The Roseville City School District needs a little help in naming its newest middle school. Its working title, "The West Roseville Specific Plan/W-73 Middle School," has a little tr ...

Doolittle looks to retain Congressional seat

U.S. Rep. John Doolittle and Democratic Party challenger Charlie Brown were in a close race for District Four congressman, with early ballots counted Tuesday and more to be tallied ...