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Roseville resident named Placer County undersheriff

Placer County Sheriff Edward Bonner has announced the promotion of Roseville resident Devon Bell to the rank of undersheriff, making him second-in-command of the department. Bell, ...

A past to be proud of

It has been said that a library is a place where history comes to life. How fitting that Roseville's original library is now home to the city's historical artifacts, archives and a ...

Computerized lights dance to sounds of season

As Christmas light extravaganzas go, Michael Platt's is hardly ostentatious. It features some 5,000 lights - barely enough to raise an eyebrow in neighborhoods like Rocklin's Pebbl ...

Breathing room for wineries

The Placer County Agricultural Commission has weighed in with its own winery ordinance proposal, softening provisions proposed by Planning Department staff on contentious issues li ...

Shaken baby case to return to court

The Placer County District Attorney's Office will retry Veronica Salcedo, who stands accused of shaking to death 15-month-old Hanna Rose Juceam last year. The first trial ended Oct ...

'Enchanted' the name says it all

Once upon a time in the Kingdom of Burbank, a wise and powerful wizard named Disney created classic tales of beautiful young damsels who longed to find the one true prince who woul ...

PCTPA committee gives thumbs down to sales tax hike

A proposal to increase Placer County's sales tax by a half cent to help pay for transportation projects was dealt a major setback Monday, when an advisory board to the Placer Count ...

William Jessup honors president of Roseville public relations firm

A behind-the-scenes public relations person for many years, Bill Halldin uncharacteristically found himself in the spotlight recently when William Jessup University presented him i ...

Community Briefs

Fundraiser set Tuesday for Lance Murphy Family and friends of Lance Murphy of Roseville will be hosting a fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Chevy's Restaurant, 1919 Douglas Bl ...

Cadet returns to Merchant Marine Academy after sea duty

Midshipman Kurt Bogle of Roseville returned recently to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point N,Y., where he is a student, after spending some months at sea, training abo ...