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Longtime Salvation Army volunteer dies

The Salvation Army of Roseville lost one of its most visible and longstanding volunteers Monday with the death of Albert Fierro Jr. He was 64. Fierro passed away from complications ...

Crash suspect goes for gun

What started as a single-vehicle car crash on Interstate 80 in Auburn quickly esculated into a life-threatening situation for local law enforcement Monday as a suspect attempted to ...

Hard-to-find fish really their thing

It's no fish story - exotic corals and other hard-to-find aquarium animals are coming to 199 Cirby Way with the grand opening Friday of Reef Aquarium. The new store will have a 10 ...

Roseville High's 'Patriot' saint

Tim McDowell was a little worried about the weather last weekend, and with good reason. As the Roseville High fitness committee chairman, he knew a rainy Saturday could have reduce ...

Garcia trial delayed, rescheduled for June

The trial has been delayed for Mario Garcia of Auburn, who is accused of murdering 27-year-old Christie Wilson of Sacramento last year. The defense attorneys for Garcia and the pro ...

Police briefs

Auburn restaurant benefiting K9 units Chevy's on Highway 49 in Auburn will host the "Dinero por perro" - or "Dinner for the dogs" - fund-raiser to benefit the Foothills K9 Associat ...

Gunman robs bank in Loomis

A man armed with a semi-automatic handgun and his female accomplice remained at large Monday evening after holding up the Placer Sierra Bank earlier in the day. The unidentified m ...

Tutoring program a hit at Granite Bay

Lately, Granite Bay High School students have had a potent weapon in their efforts to improve their writing and take home better grades: other students. The brainchild of English t ...

Education briefs

New textbooks on display in libraries The Roseville Joint Union High School District is considering new textbooks for adoption and has placed the books on display for public review ...

Repository of Placer County records gold mine for researchers

The past catches up with people at the Placer County Archives. Most times, the surprises are pleasant. Visitors can find kernels of historical insight on who used to live in their ...

Cravings remain, but this former smoker winning the battle so far

never knew how good a cheeseburger could taste. My taste buds are alive, the blood in my veins is flowing and my work production is through the roof. But other than those minor upg ...

Personalized service from the Past to the Present

Blink and you'll miss it. For those not "in the know," the Main St. Grocery could easily be mistaken for just another house, on just another street, in just another Roseville neigh ...

Candidates: Traffic, growth management key issues

The three candidates running for the Placer County District 1 Board of Supervisors seat touted their local ties to Roseville during a forum Tuesday morning at Sun City Roseville. ...

Police arrest seven in unrelated burglaries

A Roseville man awoke early Sunday morning after hearing a noise, only to find a man standing in his hallway and several electronic items missing from his apartment. Police arreste ...

Longtime Salvation Army volunteer dies

The Salvation Army of Roseville lost one of its most visible and longstanding volunteers Monday with the death of Albert Fierro Jr. He was 64. Fierro passed away from complications ...