California

West Nile top suspect in Ophir woman’s death

Placer County health officials are calling the weekend death of an Ophir woman a “probable case” of West Nile virus. Joyce Richter passed away Saturday following a mon ...

District 3 rodeo helps rock Rock Springs

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. – Around 1,500 cowboys and cowgirls from the United States, Canada and Australia gathered for the National High School Rodeo Associations Championships Jul ...

District 3 high school rodeo is this weekend

California High School Rodeo Association District 3 will resume action at the Lincoln Arena this weekend after a inter-district rodeo in Red Bluff last month. The race for Distric ...

Placer Water official: SoCal “stole our water”

With drought concerns hanging over the region, a Placer County Water Agency official said Tuesday that Southern California “stole” much of the area’s dwindling re ...

Holiday break is over; rodeo resumes this weekend

The holiday season is over and it’s now time to see which contestants used the fair weather to practice and which ones chose to bask in the sunshine. The cowboys and cowgirl ...

Police make progress in train-hopper murder, new reward offered

In 2011, Roseville police detectives managed to solve a murder connected the city’s elusive train-hopping culture, a cold case that started with few leads and even fewer clue ...

Investigation into fire continues as responders deem it ‘the perfect storm’

Roseville firefighter Greg James walks through a charred landscape of black ground and brittle wood, the 103-degree heat permeating every coal-colored shape he sees. James was in t ...

District 3 wrangles top cowboy and cowgirl at Champions

The top three cowboys and cowgirls in each rodeo event representing the districts in the California High School Rodeo Association are invited to participate in the Challenge of Cha ...

California gas prices slowly trickling down

Despite the average cost for a gallon of regular gasoline rising 11 cents since last month to $4.17 a gallon, price increases are slowing in some areas around California. Fuel pri ...

Woodcreek nips Del Oro in early SFL softball clash

Frankie Orlando homered and drove in two runs, and Woodcreek High School scored the go-ahead run in the top of the sixth inning to defeat Del Oro 4-3 on Tuesday in a Sierra Foothil ...