Living

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 ...

Submissions being accepted for Rockln’s Snowflake art show

The Rocklin Fine Arts Group is inviting area artists to enter the annual Snowflake Art Show that runs between Feb. 28 to March 1. The show will be held at the Rocklin Events Center ...

Drought and sculpture collide in February at Ridley Gallery

Between now and Feb. 19 the Ridley Gallery at Sierra College will be hosting its exhibit, Invented Abundance, featuring the sculptures of Mollie Oblinger. A reception will be held ...

Teacher shares Rocklin history

Nancy Lohse is preserving Rocklin’s history – one student at a time. A resident of Rocklin for 38 years, the retired teacher delights in sharing stories of Rocklin&rsqu ...

Historic author to give talk in Rocklin

The Rocklin History Series continues on Feb. 22 with a live presentation by historian Kathy Smith, co-author of “The Sage of Smarsville: the collected stories of George Rigby ...