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Placer County joins region in job gains

The unemployment rate in Placer County was 5.8 percent in October, unchanged from the previous month but a marked drop from a year ago. The California Economic Development Departm ...

Parents voice fears, outrage with Rocklin school board

Last week’s school board meeting at Rocklin Unified School District was a standing-room only affair, as parents of special education students came out in force to say their p ...

Placer immigrant advocates converge on Roseville to celebrate President's actions

President Barack Obama’s announcement last week protected close to 5 million undocumented citizens from deportation, and while some local advocates for immigration reform fou ...

Mammoth Placer Vineyards plan near Roseville up for vote

Years in the making, a planning document that could push forward the mammoth Placer Vineyards project near Roseville is moving up the Placer County planning ladder. A key test for ...

Sierra College to host ‘Fire, Floodplains and Fish’ history

The Sierra College Natural History Museum will host a presentation entitled “Fire, Floodplains and Fish: the Historic Ecology of the lower Cosumnes River Watershed” by ...

Rocklin’s Jerry Farren to hold bronze showing Nov. 23

Rocklin’s Jerry Farren is a retired Loomis school teacher and an artist who sculpts historic figures in bronze. He molds his subjects in clay then converts them to fine art a ...

Santa Clause prepares to tour city with Rocklin firefighters

Once again Santa Claus has requested the assistance of the Rocklin firefighters in escorting him through the city’s non-gated neighborhoods this year, as he visits children o ...

Rocklin’s Origins manager gets unexpected check for mission

Rocklin’s Origin Coffee & Tea has more fans than it knows about, especially its manager.   Opened in 2011 by Mark Sout and Chad Salstrom in hopes of helping Norther ...

Floor & Décor moves into Rocklin’s shuttered Food Maxx

Rocklin may be on sound financial footing, but few residents were happy about one of its massive, 67,000-sqaure-foot storefronts sitting empty for five years. Such concerns ended l ...

State law may force quadriplegic Roseville teacher out of work

After 28 years of teaching math at Oakmont High School in Roseville, Jennifer Weast is at the wrong end of a formula that could force her out of work. Weast, 53, lost the use of h ...