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Granite Bay office evacuated after suspicious powder spills from unknown package

Twelve years after a series of anthrax attacks on the East Coast in the wake of 911, the fear of deadly nerve agents arriving in the mail is still with the public - and it was on f ...

Volunteers go above and beyond

They toil away endlessly, doing what needs to be done. They don’t often complain. They take direction willingly. They are volunteers. These are the hardworking souls who do t ...

Meadow Vista waiting for poles to come down

  For more than a year, a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. crew moved slowly and sometimes noisily along a stretch of Placer Hills Road through Meadow Vista, digging up the roa ...

New Walmart replaces Lead Hill location

Rocklin has welcomed the arrival of a new Walmart store for the second time in as many months. The 231,353-square-foot supercenter, at 5454 Crossings Drive, opened Wednesday to re ...

Downtown Roseville merchant talks benefits of improvement district

Efforts continue to turn downtown Roseville into a destination where people live, work and play, and the most recent step involves establishing a property and business improvement ...

Typhoon Haiyan relief: Red Cross, supermarkets, TV stations reaching out

Auburn’s Save Mart store is joining the effort to aid victims in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan’s path of destruction through the central Philippines on Friday. And it&rsq ...

Changes likely for future of CIF playoffs

For the most part, the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section does a very good job of conducting athletics for the 195 schools in its membership that stretches from LeGrand in the south to as far ...

Big Christmas shopping day to help ‘Battle for Vets’

On Nov. 23, Roseville’s Maidu Community Center will host the 3rd Annual Allegiant Battle for Veterans “Shop for a Cause” event. The afternoon of Christmas gift-gr ...

Pease's family, friends search for missing developer

A group of friends and family of missing Roseville developer Steve Pease are going to Fort Bragg today to see if they can track down any signs of his current whereabouts. Pease, 5 ...

Granite Bay neighbors fail to stop Placer County garage gun business

  With plans to start a firearms and ammunition-loading business out of his Granite Bay garage, Gary Gaugler ran into a hornet’s nest of opposition from neighbors. Gau ...

Summer sticking around in Auburn, Placer County

  The final vestiges of the warmth of summer are lingering well into the fall, giving hope to mandarin growers and headaches to firefighters. At Abel’s Garden House on ...

Kings Beach commercial core set for start on $27 million revamp

The Lake Tahoe community of Kings Beach is set for a $27 million facelift, with construction expected to start in May. The Placer County Board of Supervisors awarded a $21.38 mill ...

Costs rise to correct South Placer jail boiler blunder

  The costs are rising to replace a set of boilers that were installed at the new South Placer Adult Correctional Facility and then determined to be too expensive to operate. ...

Police make progress in train-hopper murder, new reward offered

In 2011, Roseville police detectives managed to solve a murder connected the city’s elusive train-hopping culture, a cold case that started with few leads and even fewer clue ...