Placer County Fair

Roseville woman wins title belt on Battleground MMA card at fairgrounds

Arlene Culbreth of Roseville scored a second-round knockout of Kelly Faszholz to win the Dawgs of War 135-pound title belt Friday night, highlighting the Battleground All Camo MMA ...

Placer County Fair an annual tradition for some residents

Not even an hour after the annual Placer County Fair opened Thursday afternoon and Roseville resident Tai French's three little kids were winning goldfish. All it took was the tos ...

Placer County Fairgrounds to become Battleground as MMA returns

A mixed martial arts program was held at the Placer County Fair three years ago.John Javidan had a good time that night, so the fights are coming back.Huck’s Dawgs of War, in ...

Placer County Fair organizer bringing back "community feel"

Throughout California, fairs are at risk. In 2011, the state eliminated fair funding from its budget. That meant the loss of $200,000 in government assistance last year and this y ...

Smash Mouth to play live at Placer County Fair

Multi-platinum recording artist Smash Mouth will perform at the Placer County Fair in the All American Speedway infield on June 21. The San Jose-based band will appeal to both a ...

Changes at Placer County Fairgrounds following Grand Jury report

As All American Speedway in Roseville gears up for the new season starting Saturday, changes are in store for the Placer County Fairgrounds following a grand jury report released M ...

Placer County Fair gets new manager

The Placer County Fair Association has a new general manager. John Javidan, owner of Johny 5 Productions and promoter of the popular Downtown Tuesday Nights event, announced Thurs ...

Placer County Fair gets cool temps, big crowds

More than 26,000 people embraced the “fair” weather this weekend visiting the Placer County Fair in Roseville. “Last year it was about 110 degrees, it was miserable,” sai ...

Quilter takes shapes

Breck Smith could tell the older lady working at the quilt shop wasn’t too keen on him when he first walked through the front door. “I was wearing cowboy boots, I have tattoos ...

4-H girls ‘shoot for the stars’ at fair

Members of the Eureka/Granite Bay 4-H club named their Placer County Fair booth “Shooting for the Stars” to match the fair’s “Goin’ Hollywood” theme. The girls assembl ...

‘Goin’ Hollywood’ at Placer County Fair

What’s the theme? Goin’ Hollywood! And what’s Hollywood without the stunt artists that make the action heroes look good? Peek behind the scenes of filmmaking with the fair ...

County fairs in jeopardy

County fairs are in the bull’s eye as the state looks for ways to cut the budget. Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to eliminate the $32 million funding for 2012 could put 29 fairs ...

'Wild and Free' fair features rides, games, demolition derby

AJ Isca went round and round and upside down in The Zipper. His grandfather Mike Lehman stood in the heat of the Friday afternoon sun and waited patiently, trying to catch a glimp ...