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San Jose man arrested Aug. 12 for sex crimes involving Placer County minor

On Aug. 12, undercover Placer County Sheriff deputies arrested Greg Lesko of San Jose  for meeting up in Auburn with what Lesko thought was a 15-year-old girl. Instead, Lesko ...

South Placer calendar, starting Aug. 24

  Friday, Aug. 24 Yoga class is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road. Story Time Fridays is from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Loomis Libr ...

Looking Back

LOOKING BACK From our archives; compiled by Howard Stitt   10 Years Ago Sept. 4, 2008 Services were held for Norman Carlyle Hargaray, 70, a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Na ...

Alley Cats Car show reignites Saturday at All American

A year ago, the local Alley Cats Car Club were feeling much like deserted stray cats when it seemed as if everything was going wrong involving their annual car show that had taken ...

Rocklin teen pleads guilty Aug. 10 to his sister’s murder

Rocklin teenager Tanner Wood, now 16, pleaded guilty Aug. 10 to the second-degree murder of his 13-year-old sister in 2016. On the morning of July 19, 2016, a 9-1-1 call was repo ...

Three local women featured in Gallery II exhibit at High Hand Art Gallery

  High Hand Art Gallery’s latest Gallery II exhibit is “Elemental Currents,” featuring works by local female artists Gia McNutt, Mary Tess Mayall and Terry ...

Woofstock in Rocklin becoming celebrated event

Rocklin’s highly-anticipated Woofstock returns on Aug. 26 for all dog lovers in the area. Woofstock is an annual event packed full of canine festivities for you and your do ...

Granite Bluff developer denies tribal representatives access in Rocklin

Some Rocklin residents continue to be unhappy about the Granite Bluff Development. There are now confirmed reports of the developer denying access to tribal representatives sent to ...

Rocklin teachers might strike

Members from the Rocklin Teachers Professional Association might go on strike soon if negotiations fall through with the Rocklin Unified School District. For Rocklin schools, sc ...

Let’s help reduce the homelessness problem in Placer County

When we describe Placer County to our out-of town family and friends, we talk about the scenery, the relatively-affordable cost of living, the good schools, recreational options ...

Rocklin crash Monday leaves one in critical condition

At approximately 9 p.m. Monday, a two-car collision crash took place at Crest Drive and Stanford Ranch Road. One individual involved in the crash is in critical c ...

Law enforcement, fire unit teams stage training drills at William Jessup University

Law enforcement and fire department teams from multiple Placer County agencies staged a Rescue Task Force event Aug. 9 on the William Jessup University campus in Rocklin. About 50 ...

Cal Fire update, over 695k acres burned

  While air quality in the local region has slightly improved with cooling temperatures and an off shore breeze in many areas, multiple fires continue to rage throughout Cali ...

South Placer calendar, starting Aug. 17

Friday, Aug. 17 Yoga class is from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road, Loomis. Story Time is from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Fridays at the Loomis Library a ...

Wells Fargo on Granite Drive robbed Thursday; suspect still at large

Wells Fargo on Granite Drive in Rocklin was held up at gunpoint at 6 p.m. Thursday. The suspect is still at large, according to law enforcement officials.   Rocklin Police ...