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Media Life: Wild Willie Slade's 1970 hoax inspires Ophir Prison Marching Band

  A humbug can be defined as a hoax meant in jest. Journey with us now to the days of yore – actually the late 1960s and early 1970s – to learn about one of the ...

Trouble on the Tracks: Despite murders, Roseville still draws train-hoppers

Editor’s note: The Press Tribune was with Roseville Police Officer Dave Flood during his contacts with all individuals mentioned in this story. Exactly one year ago, John Al ...

Local resident arrested after fight with officers

The Lincoln Police Department announced that a local man was arrested yesterday morning in connection with the investigation of a disturbance in the 4000 block of Benton Drive. On ...

Jail inmate to be remembered with North Auburn candlelight vigil

Placer County Jail inmate Anthony Skeaton’s death July 11 remains unresolved to his family, and they’ll join supporters Saturday at a remembrance candle light vigil out ...

Placer DA has “honey oil” drug lab explosion report from Auburn fire

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has completed an investigation into a fire at a suspected “honey oil” drug lab near Old Town Auburn and has forwarded informati ...

Parents recount struggle of recent Woodcreek high alum who died of heroin overdose

Stories of young people dying from heroin plagued Roseville in the second half of 2013. One of the faces lost in that haze was Steven O’Neill, a popular, dynamic athlete who ...

City employee arrested on child molestation charges

Lincoln police officers arrested a 41-year-old city sanitation worker last week on child molestation charges. Jesus Contreras, a 13-year employee for the city of Lincoln&rsquo ...

Auburn dog-park-goers express surprise, concern after Chuckit deadly-weapon assault charge

Dog-park-goers in Auburn expressed surprise that a dispute over the weekend would result in a woman being allegedly attacked by a man with a plastic ball-throwing sling called a Ch ...

Sheriff: Six being charged in “honey oil” drug-lab fire at Auburn mobile home

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that criminal charges against six adults are being lodged in connection with a mobile home fire that authorities allege reveal ...

Man hospitalized after being stabbed multiple times near Colfax

Placer County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a stabbing that occurred Monday near Colfax. Around 10 p.m., deputies responded to a call reporting a fight in a ...