Education

Rocklin's Big Time event gives big honor to Native Americans

Rocklin’s Big Time event, part of Indigenous Peoples Days at Sierra College, drew a crowd Saturday. The afternoon was the high point of Yomen Weda or the Spring Equinox ...

Rocklin middle school students show off scientific prowess at Olympiad

Students from Rocklin’s Granite Oaks Middle School scored medals at the recent Science Olympiad, held March 7 at California State University, Sacramento. According to Granite ...

Sierra College to host Native American ‘Big Time’ on Saturday

Sierra College in Rocklin is preparing to host its Big Time event, Indigenous Peoples Days, on Saturday, March 21. Representatives for the college said the “California-style ...

Tenuous future of books highlights Sierra College event

The clash of tradition and technology drew a crowd to Sierra College Friday night, with locals contemplating whether their love for the printed word will eventually be sucked into ...

Major protest hits Rocklin over smoke shop slated near schools

A crowd of Rocklin residents converged on the parking lot of the CVS on Park Drive this afternoon to demonstrate against 3 Monkeys Smoke Shop, a tobacco retailer that plans to open ...

Rocklin bans tobacco stores near schools

Spurred by concerns from residents, the City of Rocklin confronted a new issue last week for its fast-developing commercial environment: tobacco stores near school property. In me ...

Rocklin High trains students for jobs

Summer hiring season is fast approaching, and the Rocklin High School parent club wants to be sure that students throughout South Placer are prepared. Rocklin High School’s ...

Rocklin event ponders future of the book

“Are Books Dead?” Sierra College plans to put the question to the public on March 6 with its upcoming illustrated lecture-discussion, hosted by award-winning Berkeley p ...

South Placer CASA mentor, youth develop special bond

Editor’s Note: Some children in this story are referred to by their first names only, due to privacy concerns and the nature of the Court Appointed Special Advocates program. ...

Upcoming Rocklin ‘birder’ event isn’t for the birds

“Birders” in Rocklin will have their day on Friday, Feb. 20 when the Sierra College Natural History Museum hosts its presentation, “How to Spy on Your Feathered F ...