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64-unit affordable apartment complex to open in Bowman in 2016

A Roseville developer is close to finalizing plans to start construction this spring on a 64-unit affordable apartment plan for Bowman. The Quartz Ridge Family Apartments developm ...

Media Life: State Theatre work unearths long-lost 1930 art deco treasure

A vertically challenged genie? A variation on the theatrical “tragedy-comedy” mask, this time memorializing loud acting? A stylized tribute to Aztec culture run amok? ...

Cal Fire investigators continue probe into Applegate Fire cause

  The investigation into the cause of the Applegate Fire is continuing, a Cal Fire official said. The 459-acre fire broke out Oct. 8 in seven separate location along Interst ...

Pot grows pose threat

Illegal marijuana growing operations are not uncommon in the densely forested public lands of California. And though the harvested product fetches a considerable return for success ...

Navigating the password jungle

Have you ever, out of desperation, resorted to using the password “password” or “123456?” Security pass codes can be frustrating and, if you’re like m ...

Call to readers: Officers helping

Should officers provide monetary assistance to those in need? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they ...

Supes approve $100K loan to aid Roseville’s struggling Placer County Fair

With a handoff of Placer County Fairgrounds operations to a new, yet-to-be-determined operator some time in early 2015, the non-profit Placer County Fair Association has agreed to ...

Auburn’s iconic 1914 Buick fire truck reaches century mark

Auburn Firefighter Mike Wegener fires up the 1914 Buick ladder truck and the city’s past springs to life. Wegener is the latest in a long line of drivers who have sat behind ...

Placer County confirms West Nile in deceased woman

A Placer County communicable disease investigation has confirmed the West Nile virus infection in an Ophir woman who died earlier this month. Though 82-year-old Joyce Richter was ...

New farmer puts down roots near Lincoln

Three years ago, you wouldn’t have found Tammi Riedl tending a 10-acre Lincoln farm – she would have been behind her desk, running numbers at her corporate job. Today, ...