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Fish plants in Lake Tahoe greatly altered

It was reported here that the native minnow population in Lake Tahoe has seriously declined.Some may say, “So what?” But it means with a declining food source, the populations ...

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Highway 49 crash

A crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck on Highway 49 in Auburn sent the rider to Sutter Roseville Medical Center with major injuries Sunday. The accident at about 3:30 ...

Auburn-area transient facing multiple burglary, firearm, drug charges

A man who is an occasional transient of the Auburn area was still in custody Friday afternoon after being booked on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges, including seven counts ...

Secret Service, Placer County sheriff’s probe reels in big “phisher”

Placer County sheriff’s investigators are being credited with playing a key role in putting a Sacramento man behind bars for what is being considered the most widespread high-tec ...

Placer teens struggle with pill popping

Roseville and Granite Bay are not immune to drugs seeping into the lives of local youth. In fact, studies show that no community is immune. But these two northern California local ...

Softball boom is a boon for Roseville

The Greater Sacramento Softball Association welcomes 98 teams to Roseville on Monday for the ASA 14u Class ‘A’ Western Nationals girls fastpitch tournament.GSSA Commiss ...

Ex-Auburn woman paralyzed in hit and run draws on courage, community support

Paralyzed from the waist down after being struck by a hit-and-run driver, Amanda Barnes is facing the future with courage and determination. Barnes, 22, was seriously injured July ...

Roseville man involved in elaborate marriage fraud scheme

A Roseville man was indicted Monday for his alleged part in an elaborate marriage fraud scheme that involves 13 other defendants. Yuriy Korzhov, an alien from Ukraine and Rosevil ...

Sleep disorders keep locals up

James Sanders had sleep apnea — and didn’t even realize it until he passed out one morning before work. Sanders, 65, of Dutch Flat, is one of the millions of Americans whose sh ...

Official says avoidance best way to handle snakes

Valerie Lewellen and her dog were walking on the bike trail near E. Roseville Parkway when they encountered an unwanted surprise — a coiled-up rattlesnake. The pair nearly stepp ...