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Rocklin’s new comic book store keeps true to tradition

Born in the cultural chaos reeling through the Great Depression and into World War II, comic book superheroes have been called the true pantheon of a new American mythos; and the t ...

Rocklin’s ‘shorties’ shine bright

People who need to give presentations at work try it. Writers use it to loosen up and get more creative. Empty nesters take classes because, well, what else are they going to do? ...

Dragas Brewing opens in Rocklin

Rocklin’s growing craft beer industry added another player last month as Dragas Brewing, locally owned and operated by a family of home-brew hobbyists, opened its doors Feb. ...

Wildlife Neighbors

A bird with the will to live    - a true story A male Black-headed Grosbeak, cracking sunflower seeds at a backyard feeder, was knocked to the ground by a haw ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Rocklin to see big art/faith event

It occurs to some event planners at William Jessup University that what they do as religious educators, especially in subjects of the arts, is related to creativity – that th ...

Whitney High gets shaking with 'All Shook Up'

Whitney High School’s musical theater presents “All Shook Up” between Feb. 26 and March 11.  Featuring the songs of Elvis Presley, the play is set in 1955 in ...

Rocklin High brings ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to the stage

Rocklin High School’s music and theater students are presenting a rendition of the classic tale “Beauty and the Beast” between now and Feb. 21.The school invites ...

Rocklin resident preps for 100th birthday party

Rocklin resident Georgia Miller is gearing up to celebrate her 100th birthday on Feb. 14. According to Casa De Santa Fe, where Miller lives, she was born and raised in Watsonville ...