California

Justin Castrillo Resigns from Oakmont Wrestling to Coach Son

For the last four seasons, Justin Castrillo has built a strong wrestling program at Oakmont High School. Castrillo led the school to Roseville School District’s only individu ...

Sacramento’s professional tennis team enjoys Dream season

Just a short, five-minute drive down Sunrise Avenue in Roseville and you’re on your way to Dreamland — the home of Sacramento’s California Dream professional tenn ...

Carmel-by-the-Sea continues to weave that magic spell

Who’s up for sharing s’mores on a moonlit, white sand beach? Ever meet a winemaker in a tasting room just steps from the one previously visited? Does a round of serious ...

District 3 Rodeo finals decide State contestants

The dust has settled at the Lincoln Rodeo Arena and the horse trailers and pickups have departed following the senior finals held May 2-3. The cowboys and cowgirls will now load up ...

CHP puts emphasis on traffic safety through citations

Jaywalkers last week had another reason to look both ways before crossing the street – especially if they found themselves caught up in the latest traffic safety operation. ...

West Nile top suspect in Ophir woman’s death

Placer County health officials are calling the weekend death of an Ophir woman a “probable case” of West Nile virus. Joyce Richter passed away Saturday following a mon ...

Letters: Only people who are trash leave trash

There're so many issues to write about, local issues, state issues, global issues, so much.  But I am going to talk about something that has been driving me crazy for many ...

District 3 rodeo helps rock Rock Springs

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. – Around 1,500 cowboys and cowgirls from the United States, Canada and Australia gathered for the National High School Rodeo Associations Championships Jul ...

District 3 high school rodeo is this weekend

California High School Rodeo Association District 3 will resume action at the Lincoln Arena this weekend after a inter-district rodeo in Red Bluff last month. The race for Distric ...

Placer Water official: SoCal “stole our water”

With drought concerns hanging over the region, a Placer County Water Agency official said Tuesday that Southern California “stole” much of the area’s dwindling re ...

Holiday break is over; rodeo resumes this weekend

The holiday season is over and it’s now time to see which contestants used the fair weather to practice and which ones chose to bask in the sunshine. The cowboys and cowgirl ...

Police make progress in train-hopper murder, new reward offered

In 2011, Roseville police detectives managed to solve a murder connected the city’s elusive train-hopping culture, a cold case that started with few leads and even fewer clue ...

Investigation into fire continues as responders deem it ‘the perfect storm’

Roseville firefighter Greg James walks through a charred landscape of black ground and brittle wood, the 103-degree heat permeating every coal-colored shape he sees. James was in t ...

Take me out to the ballgame

Many of us are sports fans, whether we play the games or watch them; not only because of the enjoyment but also to keep them alive and well. Although I cover local sports, I can&r ...