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Parents voice fears, outrage with Rocklin school board

Last week’s school board meeting at Rocklin Unified School District was a standing-room only affair, as parents of special education students came out in force to say their p ...

Roseville murder suspect Beau Smith described as 'great kid'

A star receiver of prep and collegiate football, class of 2011 Roseville High graduate Beau Smith is suddenly in need of a great defense. Confined to a holding cell at the Marion ...

Heroin arrests, car burglaries were October’s case load for Rocklin cops

Oct. 21 Around 8:25 a.m., an unknown suspect tried and failed to force open the locked door of a vehicle in a parking lot on the 4400 block of Rocklin Road, then forced open a rea ...

Former Roseville High football star arrested for murder

Police detectives from Salem, Ore. announced yesterday that they have arrested Beau Smith on murder charges, stemming from the violent death of a 66-year-old. Smith was a well-know ...

Details emerge: Rocklin Unified knew about child abuse complaints

Since filing claims against Rocklin Unified School District on Oct. 27 for the alleged physical and psychological abuse of their children by a special education teacher, a few pare ...

Rocklin cops, Sierra college team up against catalytic converter theft

Catalytic converters, due to their availability, value, relative ease to steal and lack of identifiable markings, are a huge target for thieves in Rocklin and Roseville. Thanks to ...

Placer ex-deputy’s plea could lead to no jail in sex-with-minor case

ROSEVILLE – Once lauded as a hero, an ex-Placer County sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest today to a single felony charge of having unlawful sex with a minor. Kenneth ...

Rocklin Unified faces legal action over alleged abuse

An ongoing investigation by the Rocklin Police Department has recommended that the Placer County District Attorney charge a Rocklin teacher with child abuse, based on testimonies f ...

Placer County bids adieu to slain Detective Mike Davis

ROSEVILLE – Detective Michael David Davis Jr. was remembered Tuesday as a peace officer, brother, husband, father, son and hero during a moving, tear-filled memorial service ...

Auburn Police Department fields questions on detective's shooting death

When a shooting death of a sheriff’s detective occurs in a small, tight-knit community like Auburn, residents want answers. Auburn police tried to provide many of them and a ...