Education

Rocklin PD, Sierra College host catalytic converter event

Catalytic converters are a hot commodity for thieves because of their availability, value, relative ease to steal and lack of identifiable markings. The lack of identification make ...

Hometown News: ASU announces fall 2013 Dean's List

The following Rocklin students were named to Dean's List at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz. Katie Fontes, Haley Homan, Bryce Mckernan, Taylor Orourke, Katelyn Taylor, ...

Help Placer Kids become star readers

Residents can help Placer County kids reach for the stars by participating in United Way California Capital Region’s third annual STAR Readers Book Drive March 2 through 21. ...

Twin Oaks student faces lifelong chemo

The ability to plan can make all the difference in a child’s life, and it’s one that Emily Cook acquired at age 6, after a pivotal diagnosis. Since then she has also le ...

Placer County STEM Expo reinvents ‘science fair’

When he set up the first the Placer County STEM Expo in 2011, Executive Director Eric Bull, an associate professor at William Jessup University, hoped it would be an antidote to th ...

Learn how to sell your writing

Bud Gardner, co-author of “Chicken Soup for the Writer’s Soul,” will hold a workshop, “Advanced Techniques for the Selling Writer,” March 22 at Sierra ...

Hometown News: Rocklin native earns prestigious scholarship

National Panhellenic Conference (NPC), one of the largest premier advocacy organizations for women and the sorority experience, has announced it has awarded $4,000 in scholarship m ...

Students speak on importance of community service

High school students statewide complete in the 77th annual Lions Club Student Speaker Contest. Rocklin High School freshman Sehyeon Park will advance from club-level winner to the ...

Lee Strobel to speak at National Day of Prayer event

Nationally acclaimed author and speaker Lee Strobel has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the ninth annual Northern California National Day of Prayer breakfast, which will ...

Run pays tribute to Rocklin High student

Eight hundred and thirty people sported a sea of purple to honor runner Heidi Greenwood, whose radiant cheer and rapid movement moved individuals to “chase the sun” tha ...