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A Jimmy Buffet tribute concert, “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere,” featuring Garratt Wilkin and The Parrotheads,” takes place Friday, Aug. 13, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Door ...

Enjoying the art of Japanese dance

Members and friends of the Placer Buddhist Church joined in traditional dances Saturday evening during the Obon Odori festival in Penryn. The annual event commemorates the spirit o ...

Sprinklers save Roseville Yamaha from blaze

The Roseville Fire Department responded to a structure fire Tuesday at Roseville Yamaha after witnesses reported visible smoke and flames in the building, fire officials said. The ...

CHP putting on zero tolerance sweep on cell phone, text use

The first annual Sacramento region zero tolerance campaign, aimed at citing drivers who are distracted by cell phone chat or text, is being conducted throughout Sacramento region t ...

Gaines announces run for Cox’s Senate seat

Assemblyman Ted Gaines has set his sights on the California State Senate. Gaines, of Roseville, announced plans Wednesday to fill the vacancy left by state Sen. Dave Cox’s death ...

Auburn Art Walk returns Aug. 12

The Auburn Art Walk, a free citywide art reception, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. today. Original artwork will be displayed in 31 venues throughout Downtown and Old Town Auburn. Ar ...

Workshop teaches Scandinavian dance

A workshop on Schottis, a Scandinavian dance, will be held from 5 to 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, upstairs at the Masonic Hall, located 956 ½ Lincoln Way in Auburn. There will be ...

Placer SPCA Thrift Store opens Aug. 14

If you’re a thrift-store shopper, add a new location to your list. The Placer SPCA Thrift Store will open for business at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at 931 Washington Boulevard, ...

Gookin joins new financial firm

Garrick Gookin, a financial professional from Loomis, has joined Woodbury Financial Services. His office is located at 5975 Horseshoe Bar Road. According to Gookin, he has more tha ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (Aug. 12, 1960 Issue) James A. Denio of Vineyard Road in Roseville sold the Valencia Club in Penryn for $15,000. Purchasing the business and license were Fred and Ev ...