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South Placer calendar, starting Oct. 26

Friday, Oct. 26 Yoga class is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road. Book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Loomis Library is from 10 a. ...

New home sales decline in September

The leader of the Placer County based North State Building Industry Association is expressing confidence in a healthy market despite a September drop in new home sales. “Whi ...

Roseville Council earns Americanism Award

A special award was presented Wednesday to the Roseville City Council during a short 30- minute council meeting. An Americanism award was presented to the city of Roseville from th ...

Roseville Utility services suffer disruption

After suffering from “intermittent connectivity issues,” Roseville city officials confirm that the city’s utility services are back online and functional. Rosev ...

Roseville resident Linda Breen one of original Merry Pranksters

Linda Breen, also known as Anonymous, and her dog Freedom live in a granny flat in an older downtown Roseville neighborhood. Breen is a member of the Merry Pranksters, a group of ...

Placer urges voters to check their registration information ahead of the Oct. 22 deadline

With less than three weeks until the Nov. 6 General Election, the Placer County Elections Office reminds county residents to register to vote and check their registration status ...

Jessica Morse has votes from the Bargers

       My husband and I have lived for 42 years in Placer County and we love it. Our county has an abundance of natural beauty and a blend of healthy cities, qu ...

Roseville couple celebrate 65 years of marriage

Jim and Irma Keenan are Roseville residents who have lived in the area nearly their entire lives. The happy couple celebrated 65 years of marriage at a Sept. 29 party hosted by t ...

Roseville City Council recognizes $25,000 donation from resident

The Roseville Police Department received a generous $25,000 donation from an anonymous Roseville resident in August, according to Police Chief James Maccoun. The resident wanted ...

Del Oro High School Band commemorates 40th Band Spectacular Saturday

Celebrating 40 years this Saturday, Del Oro High School Band will proudly lead a parade of 20 competing marching bands in Loomis.   On Oct. 20, 1979, Del Oro High School Band ...

Saturday’s race tops strong season at Roseville

    Earlier this year, longtime Roseville businessman Bill McAnally signed a long term agreement with Placer Valley Tourism to operate the All American Speedway in Rose ...

Race fever begins; NASCAR has rolled into Placer County

  If one were to drive around various areas of Placer County Friday through Sunday, there is a pretty good chance they will spy the many sights of professional auto racing ar ...

Start your engines Placer County, it’s NASCAR time

Get ready Placer County, things are about to get hot. The 11th annual NASCAR K&N Pro Series October Classic is rolling into All American Speedway this Saturday and this is an e ...

Council candidates file Form 460

Editor’s note: The four Loomis Town Council candidates are not included in this story because none reached the $2,000 threshold in campaign contributions that would trigger t ...

Pedestrian struck by car Wednesday in Roseville dies

At about 5:50 a.m. Wednesday, Barbara Jo Mello, 57, of Roseville fatally struck a 60-year-old male pedestrian on Watt Avenue south of Baseline Road, according to law enforcement of ...