Washington

Placer supes, staff jetting to D.C. for annual federal lobbying trip

Two Placer County supervisors and three top staffers are making a pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., to huddle with Capitol officials next week on current and future federal funding a ...

Woodcreek’s ride ends at Junior Western Regional

Woodcreek Little League dropped back-to-back one-run games and was eliminated from the Junior Western Regional Tournament last weekend in Vancouver, Wash. Woodcreek lost to host C ...

Woodcreek mashes Idaho team in Junior Western Regional opener

Woodcreek opened the Little League Junior Western Regional with a bang, scoring five runs in the first inning on its way to a 15-1 thrashing of Nampa Valley, Idaho, on Monday morni ...

Woodcreek all-stars pack for Vancouver

Woodcreek Little League’s Junior all-star team spent Monday morning filling two 14-passenger vans with luggage and baseball equipment and decorating them for a trip up Inters ...

Local football recruits in search of an offer they can’t refuse

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories the Press Tribune plans to publish throughout the summer on the college recruiting process. In today’s Press Tri ...

Holmes drives BMR to milestone victory in Pro Series West

Eric Holmes on Saturday scored his 17th career victory — and the 50th for Bill McAnally Racing of Roseville — on the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West circuit.Holmes, a th ...

Woodcreek lacrosse is runner-up in San Diego’s Jam by the Sea tourney

Woodcreek High School’s varsity lacrosse team placed second in the annual Jam by the Sea Tournament last weekend in San Diego.The Timberwolves went 1-1-1 on the first day to ...

Roseville-fueled Yuba falls to Fresno City in state championship game

Yuba College and its band of players from Placer County came up one victory short of a California Community College Athletic Association men’s basketball championship.The 49e ...

Scott clinches second Late Model title in a row

Matt Scott drove to his fifth victory of the season Saturday night and clinched his second consecutive Late Model points championship at All American Speedway.Scott held off a chal ...

Granite Bay’s Roth wins a second NCAA pole vault title

University of Washington senior Scott Roth, a graduate of Granite Bay High School, won the NCAA Indoor Championship in the pole vault for the second year in a row.Roth, nursing an ...

County execs enjoy $1,600 meal on taxpayers’ dime

A group of county supervisors and executives enjoyed a $1,668 meal – including a $300 tip – courtesy of Placer County taxpayers. In light of the budget crisis, some have ques ...

Inaugural trip big hit with locals

Last week’s presidential inauguration ceremony was very close to home. Several local residents took trips to Washington, D.C. to see and experience President Obama taking the o ...

5 Questions

Most days, Susan Gillespie is the decidedly modern marketing director for a Roseville retirement community. But she also has another side as Martha Washington, wife of the nation ...

Living history, from the beltway to the ball yard

George Bush would be proud of me. I sunk my entire stimulus check right back into the local economy. His local economy, that is, not ours. I just returned from a 12-day trip to t ...