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City of Roseville can help residents reduce water use

If you haven’t already reduced your water usage, there’s no time to wait, especially considering the city of Roseville is close to declaring a drought stage and impleme ...

Are voters ready to give Placer County supes raises?

  Placer County voters could soon be considering giving the Board of Supervisors a hefty pay raise. Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to move a recommendation from the c ...

Placer Water official: SoCal “stole our water”

With drought concerns hanging over the region, a Placer County Water Agency official said Tuesday that Southern California “stole” much of the area’s dwindling re ...

Placer supes agree to share tax bucks on 2,470-home development with Lincoln

Placer County supervisors gave their OK Tuesday to a property-tax-sharing agreement with Lincoln on a 521-acre development proposal that promises the construction of 2,471 new home ...

February weather off to a fabulous start

As California drought conditions languish on, there is some good news being reported by regional forecasters: Two weather systems will be bringing more snowfall and rain to the Sie ...

Outdoors: Drought setting records and causing fishing closures

Well, it’s official: this drought is turning out to be “The Drought,” as many records have already been set – several of which beat the old records set in t ...

Auburn ‘skunk man’ finds sweet smell of success with handmade trap

When Auburn’s Steve Koltvet and his neighbors catch the scent of skunk wafting unpleasantly through the air, they turn for relief to a watertight box he hand-built with a wir ...

Opposition organizing against demolition of WWII theater in North Auburn

Supporters of an effort to keep a 70-year-old North Auburn theater from being demolished to make way for a Costco parking lot will be holding an organization meeting Wednesday. Co ...

Roseville, Placer County launch Bucks for Bikes

The city of Roseville and Placer County Transportation Planning Agency recently launched Bucks for Bikes to increase the number of bicycling commuters within the county. The annua ...

Crime Log: Con artists win out with ‘secret shopper scam’

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Jan. 16 At 2:13 a.m., a Roseville police officer made a ...