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Biz Buzz: Farnam to leave Westfield Galleria

Westfield announced that Gavin Farnam, general manager of the Westfield Galleria at Roseville, will be leaving his position. Farnam led the expansion and rebuild after an arson fi ...

Insurers make Galleria fire claims against Roseville, Placer

Insurance carriers for businesses suffering losses from the Oct. 21 Westfield Galleria fire are now moving millions of dollars in claims forward against Placer County and consideri ...

Galleria arson suspect pleads not guilty

The Galleria arson suspect entered a not guilty plea Wednesday in federal court, his lawyer said Thursday. Alexander Piggee, 24, faces at least five and no more than 40 years in p ...

Galleria arson suspect ‘mentally competent’

Medical analysis concluded the suspect in October’s arson at the Galleria is “mentally competent,” it was revealed in his final Placer County court appearance Tuesday, before ...

Alleged Galleria arsonist faces federal charges

Federal prosecutors are taking over the case against a man who allegedly set fire to the Galleria in October, charging him with two counts of arson, officials announced Thursday. A ...

Galleria stores choose to close, relocate or wait

The day of the Galleria arson, DeVons Jewelers store manager Robert Hewitt was across the street at the Fountains. While some were hoping to get back in the mall within hours, Hewi ...

Musical 'flash mob' evacuates mall

They wanted spontaneity, and they got it, several times over.In a so-called flash mob, hundreds of choral singers descended on the Galleria’s food court around 7 p.m. Monday, ...

A reincarnation of the spirit of giving

As a child, Whitney Riley received toys and clothes for Christmas. Now, her parents give her only iTunes gift cards, and she gives out nothing but cash. It’s impersonal, she admi ...

Dispatches: Sprinklers should contain Galleria fire

Twenty-five minutes after Alexander Piggee set the Galleria ablaze the morning of Oct. 21, Roseville fire reported: “the sprinklers should hold the fire,” according to dispatch ...

Report: Maintenance worker shut off Galleria sprinklers

A Westfield maintenance worker who believed he was acting on police orders shut off sprinklers during the Galleria mall blaze, city officials said Friday. Did any emergency person ...