History

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Oct. 2, 2008 Elizabeth Ann Schweigert, a resident of Loomis for more than 50 years, passed away at ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Sept. 25, 2008 A Celebration of Life will be held for Jennifer (Jenny) Lynn McCartney, 59, a longt ...

Placer Museums recruiting for volunteer docents

Do you have passion for Placer County’s history or always wanted to learn more about it? Do you like interacting with people? Placer County Museums is currently recruiting vo ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Sept. 18, 2008     Brooke Haydu, Randy Nemeth, Jennifer Vargas, Jonathon Rhode ...

Remembering Alyn Butler 100 years later

Roseville's only battlefield casualty during World War I will be remembered next week during the 100th anniversary of his death. Private Alyn Butler was with the 110th infantr ...

Looking Back column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Sept. 11, 2008 He may not have a license to drive but Tyler Thomas, 15, of Penryn raced a rea ...

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 ...

Looking Back, Loomis column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Aug. 28, 2008     Army Pfc. Logan Moss, a 2005 Del Oro graduate, is participat ...

Looking Back, Loomis column

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Aug. 21, 2008     Susan Hamada, a 1975 Del Oro High School graduate, is teachi ...

Roseville Community Hospital

Pictured is and early photo of the original Roseville Community Hospital. Serving Placer and Sacramento counties, the hospital officially opened in November 1952. Roseville Comm ...

Fate of last Depression Era building in Roseville up in the air

Roseville could possibly lose the last ode to the Great Depression era with the sale of the Post Office on Vernon Street. Roseville City Council unanimously approved bids for the ...

Roseville City Council saves historic Fiddyment House

The historic Fiddyment House is receiving much needed help, thanks to the Roseville City Council’s approval June 20 for $200,000 in funds to go toward the Historic Fiddyment ...

Delano Quarry in Rocklin

Pictured is a historical image of the Delano Quarry in Placer County, circa 1890’s.

Heritage Trail Museums Tour offers summer of free museums in Placer County

Museums throughout Placer County will offer free admission on select Saturdays all summer as the Heritage Trail Museums Tour returns for its 11th year. A total of 22 museums will ...

Roseville’s Vernon Street in 1950

Pictured is an image of Vernon Street in downtown Roseville, circa 1950s. For more on local history, visit the Roseville Historical Society’s website at rosevillehistorical.org ...