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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 ...

Lawsuit filed against casino

A lawsuit has been filed in Sacramento Superior Court by seven former female employees of Thunder Valley Casino claiming sexual harassment, wrongful termination and sex and age dis ...

Ramirez's buyout from Sierra estimated $500,000

A settlement agreement for former Sierra College President Kevin Ramirez will pay the outgoing official an estimated $500,000 in a buyout that was released early Friday evening. Th ...

Is hospital in Lincoln's future?

The City of Lincoln is taking steps to annex a portion of land off Highway 65 that is being considered for a new 100-bed hospital. Catholic Healthcare West, which owns Mercy Genera ...

A fight for Life

Roseville High School graduate PJ O'Malley has already fought for his country. Now he's fighting for his life. After dodging bullets and bombs in Iraq, he came home and was diagnos ...

Is hospital in Lincoln's future?

The City of Lincoln is taking steps to annex a portion of land off Highway 65 that is being considered for a new 100-bed hospital. Catholic Healthcare West, which owns Mercy Genera ...

Del Oro grad establishes new ministry in Lincoln

When Newcastle native Nathan Oates graduated from Del Oro High School in 1991, he never imagined that someday he would end up starting a church just a few miles from home in neighb ...

County to push for funds to widen I-80

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

Granite Bay teen right in tune with Layla

There's a fashion trend happening at Granite Bay High School and its not Gucci, Prada or Juicy Couiture. It's Layla, fashion accessories that are designed by Granite Bay's own, La ...