Placer County fair

Supes approve $100K loan to aid Roseville’s struggling Placer County Fair

With a handoff of Placer County Fairgrounds operations to a new, yet-to-be-determined operator some time in early 2015, the non-profit Placer County Fair Association has agreed to ...

Lincoln FFA members win at county fair

In June, 25 students from the Lincoln chapter of Future Farmers of America (FFA) won awards at the Placer County Fair. This week, The Lincoln News Messenger asked some of the priz ...

Inside carnival caravan life

They arrive quietly in a town, strangers who wait for dusk to reveal their spinning arms of steel and strobe-flashed gems of lights: Laughter, screams and blaring music is the cosm ...

Roseville's SpeedWorld Raceway welcomes remote-control Nitro championships

Psst! There is an added attraction right next door to the Placer County Fair this weekend, but fair entry isn’t required. Just go to the other side of the fairgrounds, at 90 ...

Let’s keep the fairgrounds relocation idea on target

  I wish government, especially on the local level, could work faster on new ideas. Of course, that usually doesn’t happen. Most ideas take time to develop for many re ...