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High-tech Ride

While the image of a police officer on the job is often a uniformed person with a badge and gun, there's a lot more equipment involved that helps law enforcement make critical deci ...

Never too old for hoops

Getting together for an informal game of "hoops" is usually associated with youngsters, but it's also a way of life for basketball-loving residents of Sun City Roseville. The club ...

Chamber hands out awards at annual installation dinner

Volunteers are the lifeblood of our chamber, and we had the opportunity to recognize some of them last week at our annual dinner. Recognized by outgoing president Tim Herman as th ...

Elderly residents targeted in Canadian lottery scheme

Scam artists bilked an 82-year-old Roseville man out of $13,000 recently after being informed he needed to pay assorted fees to release his winnings in what police say is a common ...

Talking, listening could prevent teen suicides

Although there is much to be concerned about as the governor and legislature prepare the budget for California's schools, I feel I have a greater obligation to reflect on a challen ...

Is new SAT improved SAT? A parent weighs in

It's the time of year again when high school juniors prepare to take the infamous SAT. But many students who plan to take the test in March are breathing a sigh of relief. The new ...

Forecast: Clear

The Hart family's backyard isn't just a playground for the kids, a gathering place for friends or a get-away retreat after a long workday. It's also a fully equipped weather stati ...

Recall of Sierra board members considered

Plans for a recall effort to oust Sierra College Trustee Aaron Klein and other members of the board have recently been put forward at the Rocklin campus. Some faculty at the colle ...

Ramirez, board faced scrutiny in the past

Although controversy in recent weeks surrounding the board of trustees and its retirement settlement with President Kevin Ramirez has had the public's eye focused on Sierra College ...

Changing the Standard

Answer the following question: Crumb is to bread as: A. Ounce is to unit B. Splinter is to wood C. Water is to bucket, or D. Twine is to rope. If you answered B, you were correct ...

Mitsch brings mix of experience, verve to chamber

Newly installed as president of the Roseville Chamber of Commerce's board of directors, Linda Mitsch has admittedly been more of a behind-the-scenes operator since joining the orga ...

County to push widening of I-80 through Roseville

Finding federal funds to unclog Roseville's burgeoning Interstate 80 bottleneck will be the Placer County Transport-ation Planning Agency's No. 1 priority in Washington this year. ...

Footloose and fancy-free

After getting kicked out of a Roseville High School dance for slow dancing, Jeremy Collins decided to hold an off campus dance and now MTV will be telling the story. Collins respon ...

No rain on this parade

After being greeted with some serious damage-control duty his first day on the job, Brock Wimberley figures it can't get much worse as the new Placer County Fairgrounds chief execu ...

Lynn named Sierra interim president

The Sierra College board of trustees named Morgan Lynn interim president at a brief special board meeting Thursday night. Lynn replaces Kevin Ramirez, who reached a retirement sett ...