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Interstate 80 in Newcastle to close in both directions overnight Tuesday and Wednesday

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that Interstate 80 will be closed overnight in both directions in south Placer County as crews raise th ...

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 ...

Memories of the Civil War return to Placer County

The Golden State’s legacy in the Civil War will be on full local display Sunday, March 1. Richard Hurley and TJ Meekins will present “California and the Civil War,&rdq ...

Rocklin mom finds her calling with new podcast

There’s a new voice in Rocklin, and it’s hoping to come through your speakers and ear buds with sophisticated, cerebral conversation aimed at helping elevate the commun ...

An inspiration on the football field and in the community

During this past football season at Rocklin High School, Thomas “Tommy” Moore donned the No. 4 jersey and lined up at tight end and linebacker for the Thunder. But it ...

Rocklin’s Porter Saloon was a history of high spending

Old Rocklin maps show that, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, there were at least ten saloons within two-hundred yards of Rocklin’s roundhouse at the corner of Grani ...

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 ...

Family-owned music store in Rocklin thinks big

In 2004, a psychology professor at the University of Toronto published a landmark study connecting music education to increased intelligence in young children. The idea that kids e ...

Granddaughter of Rocklin founding father makes a name in the art world

Rocklin artist Diane Ruhkala Bell creates contemporary works flavored with the memories and artifacts of her family’s granite mining history. Bell lives on Winding Lane, clo ...

Rocklin’s popular jazz man, biz owner dies at 89

Longtime Rocklin resident Fred Morgan, an accomplished musician who entertained music lovers for more than 70 years, died last Friday. The 89-year-old founder of Fred Morgan&rsquo ...