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Superbowl reminder of sex trade victims

Here it is. Superbowl Sunday. Possibly the most American event of the year. Close to 117 million people are expected to sit down with their nachos and hot wings today and watch the ...

Call to Readers: Podcasts of Placer County

Have a podcast or know someone who does in Placer County? We're hoping to publish a story to share some of the local podcast activity with readers. You can contact gust@goldco ...

Latest fatal crash in area another Rocklin tragedy

Roadside memorials have become a numbingly familiar sight for Rocklin residents in the last two months. On Sunday night, a resident from the city was killed at a busy Roseville in ...

Detour Before Dark: Falling under ‘South’s’ deep spell of comfort

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of South Placer County.  Born in Ne ...

Cutting into the disbelievers: Kwon sharpens his knives for Roseville's downtown challenge

Can a ninja succeed where a rock star has failed? Downtown Roseville hopes so. For roughly a year, the space at 238 Vernon Street, formerly home to Sammy’s Rockin’ Isl ...

PG&E opens 'smart' electrical nerve center in Placer County

It’s a dark and stormy night. There’s a snap as wood gives way to wind. A branch crashes down onto a power line in Auburn. Someone’s lights go out. Moments lat ...

Travel: Southern reflections in Louisiana’s swamps and rivers

People still wonder about that old antebellum majesty of the “the land of cotton,” today filled with unbelievable food, grand art and architecture and some of the frien ...

Placer County school officials try to wrangle the social media beast

Like rock n’ roll in its time, social media is here to stay – for good or for ill – which means that a lot of the choices students make online in their free time ...

Man attempts assault, robbery in Rocklin

A Rocklin woman fought off a would-be robber who grabbed her from behind last week, and police are still searching for the culprit. According to the Rocklin Police Department&rsqu ...

Run Rocklin raises the bar

Not a typical "fun run," the Run Rocklin event has a definite purpose: raising money that can have benefit for a community.  Thousands of runners and walkers will o ...

Crawfish Factory sells new Cajun-California fusion in South Placer

Roseville resident Kitt Lee has trained employees at the Crawfish Factory to welcome visitors as if they’ve never been to a place quite like it before, because likely, in the ...

March toward June primary election starts in Placer

Placer County Supervisors Jennifer Montgomery, Jim Holmes and Kirk Uhler have signaled their intentions of running for re-election in the June 7 primary election. The three incumb ...

Amgen Tour of California to stop in Folsom, Sacramento in 2016

The 2016 Amgen Tour of California’s route details were announced in Folsom Thursday morning to a crowd of more than 100 cyclists, media, and cycling enthusiasts at the Folsom ...

Rocklin adopts new ‘art master plan’

Rocklin has drafted its first-ever Public Art Master Plan to help guide and enhance the city’s public image with local art. The document was scheduled to be adopted Tuesday ...