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Intruder forces Oakmont lockdown

After locking down Oakmont High School for approximately 20 minutes, authorities were unable to locate a suspicious individual who was spotted on campus Thursday. The intruder, who ...

Take this bird and stuff it

November is not a good time to be a turkey. America's favorite bird will be the guest of honor in millions of households next week, but only as the main course in the annual ritual ...

Low-fat lessons learned

Thanksgiving Day is usually one of over indulgence in a variety of tasty treats we all know are not good for us. But this past week the students in Lucy Sakaishi-Judd's Eat for Fit ...

The picture-perfect pie

Last month, at one of the pumpkin patches I visited during a trip to New England, I was introduced to the difference between baking pumpkins and carving pumpkins. I discovered baki ...

Hard times in the foothills

Tim Johnson is among a growing number of homeless in Placer County looking for a hand up or a handout. Johnson, a Roseville resident, spends the majority of his day standing at the ...

Community Briefs

Placer County donating bike helmets Safe Kids Placer County will be donating more than 200 bicycle helmets to a regional holiday gift basket program, which distributes toys and gif ...

Girl Scouts provide facelift for St. Vincent De Paul Society office

Girl Scouts in the Sierra Rose service unit in the Dry Creek School District recently volunteered to give the offices of the St. Vincent De Paul Society in Roseville a facelift. Gi ...

St. Albans teacher mentors young techies

Editor's note: This is part of a series featuring the teachers who entice the minds of local children. Spend a few minutes in Kim Waltemade's computer class, and it's obvious this ...

Eureka principal reads from on high

Everyone knows reading can take you to the top of the class. But literally? That's what students at Eureka School learned last week when principal Heidi Dettwiller made good on a p ...

City Council goes forward with plans for new development

City council brief The Roseville City Council Wednesday night gave a thumbs up to Placer Ranch, a proposed development of 2,200 acres for their request to process the specific plan ...