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Prospective McClintock opponent touts robot, tech issues

  A South Lake Tahoe man who says he is concerned about technology, including robots, usurping people in the workplace said Monday that he intends to challenge U.S. Rep. Tom ...

Pedestrian hit by car in front of Granite Bay High School

A sedan collided with a pedestrian Monday, around 5:50 p.m., directly in front of Granite Bay High School. The wreck happened at Wellington Way and Cooperwood Drive. Accordi ...

Nevada Irrigation District requests 20 percent voluntary water cuts

The Nevada Irrigation District is preparing for long-term dry conditions and the increasing possibility of limited water supplies in 2014. General Manager Rem Scherzinger said Fri ...

Fed grip on health care purse strings “scares” state Sen. Gaines

State Sen. Ted Gaines warned an Auburn audience Friday that the Affordable Care Act continues to be problematical, if not scare-inducing. Speaking before an audience of 27 at the ...

Former Auburn mayor O.C. Taylor dies at 83

  An Auburn native whose life ranged from racing stock cars in the 1950s to serving as Auburn mayor in the 1990s to piloting a plane in his later years, O.C. Taylor died Wedn ...

The bar at Roseville’s The Place hits golden notes

Who says sleek style and bygone atmospheres are dead around mixology? The crew at The Place is out to prove the gilded-age era of cocktail grandeur isn’t going anywhere. St ...

Roseville’s spate of heroin overdoses has been mirrored around Placer

Helene Ferreira is shaken to the core by the toll that heroin and opiates have taken on South Placer County in recent months, but when she hears the numbers — five fatal over ...

Roseville not at drought stage — yet

The city of Roseville is asking all residents and businesses to voluntarily reduce their water usage by 20 percent now so stricter, mandatory measures won’t be needed in the ...

Icing on the Cupcake closes its doors

Today, the well known, Rocklin-based dessert-peddling company, Icing on the Cupcake, announced on its official website that it will be closing. Icing on the Cupcake has locations ...

Staffing levels force Roseville police to suspend gang unit

Few tears will be shed among inmates in Placer County’s jail at news Roseville’s highly specialized gang enforcement team has been sent back to patrol. Roseville Polic ...