California

Roseville to reconsider marijuana smell nuisance

The Roseville City Council will reconsider a proposed ordinance to prohibit backyard medical marijuana plants. The item was introduced to the council in July and essentially shelv ...

Another View: Taxes not the answer for state’s economy

This month marks Presidents Day, and as we celebrate Lincoln’s birthday it’s timely that we look at the tax farce troubling his home state of Illinois. Last year, in a ...

Placer SPCA opposes repeal of animal adoption mandate

Placer SPCA announced its opposition Monday to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed repeal of an animal adoption mandate. Pet advocates say the mandate, created by the 1998 enactment of ...

Betting on sporting events illegal in Calif.

Thinking about getting that Super Bowl office pool going this week just in time for the big game? Think again. According to California Penal Code section 333.9, pool setting or be ...

Kaiser workers on strike

Beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Kaiser Permanente optical workers and behavioral health employees went on a statewide strike expected to last 24 hours. The National Union of Healthca ...

Roseville gets an F for tobacco control

The American Lung Association in California is calling 2011 an abysmal year for efforts to curb tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke. The city of Roseville — along w ...

Child safety seat law changes Jan. 1

When a new child safety seat law goes into effect Sunday, Jan. 1, children under 8 years old must remain in a booster seat in the back seat of a car. Children age 8 or older who a ...

Roseville group aims for smoke-free apartments

Some smokers may feel like the home is the last sanctuary where they can smoke in peace. But what happens when that home shares walls or a ventilation system with the home of someo ...

Biz Buzz: Granite Bay resident chairs the YMCA

Union Bank announced that Granite Bay resident Scott Hagel has been appointed chairman of the board of the YMCA of Superior California for 2012. Hagel is executive vice president o ...

Roseville transplant recipient celebrates milestone

Roseville resident Natasha Deegan, 31, spoke at an event at the Department of Motor Vehicles headquarters in Sacramento Tuesday celebrating 100 million registered organ, eye and ti ...