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Transportation Poll: Placer County sales-tax hike vote would fall short

Placer County voters can’t drive 66.66. That’s the two-thirds vote the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency would need to capture at the ballot box to put it o ...

Rocklin man wrestles with Facebook imposter

If you live in Rocklin and enjoy social media, beware of the fact your fellow resident Rocco Ciesco does NOT have the deal of a lifetime for you, though an online imposter has b ...

It’s official: No more tobacco shops near Rocklin schools

Tobacco stores are officially not welcome – nay, not allowed – near schools in Rocklin. Six months after complaints from residents prompted Rocklin City Council to ena ...

Travel: Bora Bora a paradise in the Pacific

Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale – a tale of a fateful trip, that started from this tropic port, aboard this tiny ship. If ever you’re looking for a re ...

Former foster kids get helping hand at Rocklin’s Sierra College

With Sierra College’s new academic year underway, the school’s foundation recently teamed up with Rocklin organizations and businesses to provided more than 100 care-pa ...

Rocklin Jazz master Martinez pays homage to Snoopy with CD party

Rocklin pianist Jim Martinez will be celebrating the release of his latest CD with a “Snoopy-themed” Sunday, August 30. Haled for his arrangements of church hymns set t ...

Rocklin’s William Jessup sees storm of students on first day

Rocklin’s William Jessup University saw more than 1,200 students roaming its campus Monday, as new and returning academics got their first look at the school’s major, o ...

Placer County roads ready for half-cent sales tax funding infusion?

A laser focus on developing financial resources for 30 years of transportation infrastructure projects will yield some estimates on public support at today’s Placer County Tr ...

Rocklin Vice Mayor Janda drops first fish at Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops General Manager Dan Dugger and Rocklin Vice Mayor Greg Janda greeted city officials and the media Tuesday morning to inaugurate the 16,000-gallon freshwater aquarium ...

Friendly neighbor helps catch alleged Rocklin thief

The Rocklin Police Department is reporting that a vigilant resident helped stop an area burglar in his tracks last week. Around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, a homeowner on the 4300 block ...

Lodging, eatery jobs give Placer, region a July boost

Placer County’s job totals got a month-over-month boost in July from the leisure and hospitality industry. But the increase of 1,900 jobs in the region failed to keep the un ...

Rocklin’s Hacker Lab captivates local kids

It was cross-county success for several agencies last month when a donation from a Placer County organization sent Roseville kids to a science lab in Rocklin for a day. The donati ...

Pacific Street bike path project begins Monday

Rocklin officials said the construction and widening of the Pacific Street bike path will begin Monday, Aug. 24. The project will consist of widening the existing road to accommod ...

In Profile: Rocklin Historical Society

The Rocklin Historical Society is Rocklin’s voice in memorializing Rocklin’s unique history and in preserving the artifacts of that history. The society operates the Ro ...

Rocklin crime log: car break-ins plague city

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. July 12-Aug. 10 A victim on the 5300 block of Brandon ...