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San Jose man arrested Aug. 12 for sex crimes involving Placer County minor

On Aug. 12, undercover Placer County Sheriff deputies arrested Greg Lesko of San Jose  for meeting up in Auburn with what Lesko thought was a 15-year-old girl. Instead, Lesko ...

South Placer calendar, starting Aug. 24

  Friday, Aug. 24 Yoga class is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road. Story Time Fridays is from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Loomis Libr ...

Looking Back

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Sept. 4, 2008 Services were held for Norman Carlyle Hargaray, 70, a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Na ...

Alley Cats Car show reignites Saturday at All American

A year ago, the local Alley Cats Car Club were feeling much like deserted stray cats when it seemed as if everything was going wrong involving their annual car show that had taken ...

Homeless in South Placer an ongoing issue

South Placer communities are dealing with the homeless and the related issues on a nearly daily basis and local agencies are looking to the public for help with possible solutions. ...

Roseville City Council adjusts budget to battle human trafficking

The Roseville Police Department is teaming up with Stand Up Placer to battle human trafficking. On Wednesday, Roseville City Council approved the police department’s grant fr ...

Cirby Way closure through Labor Day weekend

The intersection of Cirby Way and Riverside Avenue will be closed Labor Day weekend through Sept. 4. Construction, with road closures on Cirby Way between Riverside Avenue and Or ...

Three local women featured in Gallery II exhibit at High Hand Art Gallery

  High Hand Art Gallery’s latest Gallery II exhibit is “Elemental Currents,” featuring works by local female artists Gia McNutt, Mary Tess Mayall and Terry ...

Apple thieves get away with over $20,000

Four males stole electronic merchandise valued at more than $20,000 Tuesday at the Apple store in Roseville’s Galleria Mall, according to Roseville Police. Now the Rosevill ...

Let’s help reduce the homelessness problem in Placer County

When we describe Placer County to our out-of town family and friends, we talk about the scenery, the relatively-affordable cost of living, the good schools, recreational options ...

Law enforcement, fire unit teams stage training drills at William Jessup University

Law enforcement and fire department teams from multiple Placer County agencies staged a Rescue Task Force event Aug. 9 on the William Jessup University campus in Rocklin. About 50 ...

Cal Fire update, over 695k acres burned

  While air quality in the local region has slightly improved with cooling temperatures and an off shore breeze in many areas, multiple fires continue to rage throughout Cali ...

Homelessness in South Placer subject of Aug. 16 meeting

Placer County residents have a chance to weigh in on a complicated and emotional issue Aug. 16 when the county department of Health and Human Services holds a meeting in Roseville ...

South Placer calendar, starting Aug. 17

Friday, Aug. 17 Yoga class is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road, Loomis. Story Time is from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Fridays at the Loomis Library a ...

Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more

Crime in Your Community: Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more Aug. 1 Dylan Kelly Truman, 51, of Auburn, was arrested on suspicion of burglary by entering ...