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Flashback: Golf, celebrities and storms in Rocklin

The year was 1964. Lyndon Johnson promised a quick victory in Vietnam and was elected President over Barry Goldwater. Arnold Palmer won the Masters Tournament in golf for what turn ...

Rocklin’s Crossroads forged in historic flames

It was a chilly winter night in 1987 when a volunteer firefighter returning from a call was cruising down Rocklin Road and spotted a puff of smoke from the second floor of the old ...

Sierra College Music Department to hold sampler concert

The Sierra College Music Department will hold a sampler concert at 3 p.m. Sept. 28 in Dietrich Theatre, on the college’s Rocklin campus. The program will feature a mix of cl ...

Day Tripper: Grizzly Ranch - tranquil golf getaway in northern Sierra range

For all its inherent beauty, mystical waters and gorgeous mountain vistas, highly touted Lake Tahoe can be one congested vacation spot for anyone seeking a relaxing getaway during ...

Martina McBride discusses fame, domestic violence and artistry with a purpose

Since bursting onto the Nashville scene in 1990 by opening for Garth Brooks, Martina McBride has become one of the most successful country music stars in the industry: She has had ...

Rocklin songwriter making his way in L.A.

Music is the medium Jeremy Crooks’ feelings “flux” through, so when it came time for the Rocklin songwriter to title his new EP, a name was quick in coming.  ...

Rocklin’s ‘tiny dancer’ chasing dream at UCLA

Even in the midst of twirling, spinning, and leaping, Kyra Mitchell’s movements are on point. “Dance is so inspiring because it allows me to connect with people in a w ...

Rocklin-area wineries prep for ‘Red’ fall

California is weeks away from autumn’s color-flurry brushing the hills with apricot leaves and early sunsets; and Rocklin’s most attractive wine hubs are preparing for ...

Bill Cosby talks education, life and civil rights with Placer Herald

The voice says, “So where you’ve been? Wait? What? I was told 9 and it’s …” I’m immediately thrown off — that is, before I hear the clas ...

Still summer days for running to Hollywood magic, Disney dreams

Southern California has a lot to offer for someone seeking a good long vacation. It’s far enough away from home that you have no choice but to leave your worries behind, but ...