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Rocklin Golf Club defends controversial proposal

Rocklin Golf Club’s proposal to build homes on its open space has launched a debate between saving the course as a business and saving Rocklin’s open space from land de ...

Street smarts and book smarts

One of Placer County’s top officials is newly armed with a deep knowledge of homeland security. Devon Bell, 47, undersheriff of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, com ...

Surprise Hagar show at Rockin’ Island Bar & Grill will benefit hurricane victims

Sammy Hagar will have his first public performance at his recently re-opened Downtown Roseville restaurant tomorrow at 6 p.m. The event is first-come, first-serve and will double ...

Rocklin police end armed standoff on Galaxy Lane

Rocklin police officers managed to end a potentially violent situation without bloodshed Tuesday morning, after a man armed with assault rifles allegedly held his fiancé and ...

Law steps up safety for animal control

Life may have gotten a little safer for animal control officers in the state. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation by Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-Roseville, which could provide gr ...

The broken cure – Part III: Far-reaching strategy for 'scripts' lags behind

Editor's note: This is the third in a three-part series.  Aaron Fechter is an ‘ideas guy.’  He’s an engineer, an entrepreneur. He’s an invent ...

UPDATE: Driver commits hit-and-run after fleeing Roseville methadone clinic

UPDATE: Roseville police believe a 30-year-old Roseville woman was involved in more than one hit-and-run incident on Sept. 25, under the influence of an as-yet-unnamed substance. ...

Behind Closed Doors: Domestic Violence survivor shares her story

When an acquaintance gave her the phone number for Stand Up Placer, Melissa said she was emotionally exhausted.   “I didn’t even know it existed or that there w ...

The broken cure – Part II: State cops, overseers hobbled against pharm abuse

Editor's note: This is the second in a three-part investigative series.  2011 just wasn’t Robert Rothman’s year. His pharmacy popped up on the radar of the Bu ...

Rocklin PD wins award for Best Badge or Patch Design

Each year, the California Police Officers Association honors innovative law enforcement agencies and outstanding acts of police work through the Best of COPSWEST Awards. Police de ...