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Cops + kids = Cooley

There were 130 kids, clad in color-themed team outfits, making a visible presence last week at Cooley Middle School, keeping several police officers and high school students busy j ...

Lawmen make waves for safety's sake

Deputies Jeff Adams and Mark Weisman of the Placer County Sheriff's Department spent Saturday on patrol, but they traveled in a 22-foot Alma jet boat keeping waterways, boaters and ...

Folsom Lake becomes Internet hotspot

Usually when people head to Folsom Lake they pack sunscreen, bottled water, swimsuits and snack foods, but not Blackberries and Apples - until now. In a partnership with SBC, the C ...

Taste the Blendsation

What started out as one little girl's dream has quickly blossomed into a healthy inspiration for many. As far back as Lincoln resident Cindy Erickson can recall, her daughter Rache ...

This Boy means Business

Going out of town? Need someone to get your mail, pick up your newspaper or watch your dog? Then call Alex Rocca, a 9-year-old Granite Bay entrepreneur who is offering his wide ra ...

County ranks 12th statewide in weekly wages

Placer County's average weekly wage was slightly above the national norm but well below the state figure for the third quarter of 2004, according to U.S. Department of Labor statis ...

No major incidents on Fourth

When the Piccolo Petes stopped screaming, the pyrotechnical shows dimmed and the crowds of people celebrating Fourth of July this weekend went home, Lawrence Bettencourt took a sig ...

Mom reports attempted kidnapping

A watchful mother may have prevented her child's abduction after a suspicious incident at Royer Park last week. A woman visiting Royer Park with her two children June 28 reported a ...

Cutting class could cost high school students

Students who opt to hang out off campus when class is in session may soon end up paying for it. The Roseville City Council will consider tonight a first reading of a daytime curfe ...

A Starry Salute

For Lesley and Doug Wingert, five and a half hours of work in the summer sun, multiple cans of athletic field paint and a potentially dead lawn at the end of the week are all sacri ...

Roseville among fastest growing cities

Chances are if you ask people in Rosevile what growth means to them, you will get several different answers. But one thing's for sure: it's here and will continue to shape how this ...

CHP cracks down on DUI, seatbelts on holiday

The California Highway Patrol began conducting a maximum enforcement operation Friday in an effort to crack down on drunken driving and other roadway violations over the holiday we ...

Tuba Triumvirate

There's a whole lot of tuba playing going on in the Lopes family. Three generations of tuba make for a lot of noise when Jerry Lopes, his son David and grandson Erik make music. ...

Full-som Lake

Not the sun, not an extra layer of sunscreen, not even a long line of customers could have dampened Ashley Pennington's Wednesday. With Folsom Lake at 95 percent capacity, Penning ...

Alarm sounds for Loomis

It's not a matter of if, but when. Assuming the Loomis Fire District doesn't receive some sort of monetary help soon, it's destined to fold, said Loomis Fire Chief Karl Fowler. "W ...