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Rocklin police hit with connected property crimes

During the late night hours between Feb. 28 and March 1, Rocklin police officers responded to a rash of vandalisms, burglaries and stolen vehicles calls. On Monday, police official ...

Holocaust survivor turned spy against Nazis wows Rocklin

During one of the most frightening moments in modern history, a young Jewish woman in France witnessed both the very worst and very best of human actions, finding in herself the fo ...

Rocklin bans tobacco stores near schools

Spurred by concerns from residents, the City of Rocklin confronted a new issue last week for its fast-developing commercial environment: tobacco stores near school property. In me ...

‘Dream’ day held for Rocklin girl

A special event for a great cause took place last weekend to benefit a Rocklin girl recovering from a brain tumor. Sweet Dreams Foundation teamed up with Orchard Supply Hardware ...

Rocklin not immune to heroin, opiate trends in region

Official arrest records from the Placer County Sheriff’s Department indicate that some of the county’s wealthier jurisdictions have exceeded others in arrests involving ...

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 ...

Healing Heroes helps area veterans

Healing Heroes is a program established in 2014 to coordinate locating service dogs and training to disabled veterans.  The local American Legion Post James E. Fowler Post 264 ...

Rocklin High trains students for jobs

Summer hiring season is fast approaching, and the Rocklin High School parent club wants to be sure that students throughout South Placer are prepared. Rocklin High School’s ...

Rocklin’s longest-running employee retires from service

The City of Rocklin’s employee with the longest work history, building inspector Steve Lopez, recently retired after 36 years of public service. City spokeswoman Karen Garner ...

Rocklin event ponders future of the book

“Are Books Dead?” Sierra College plans to put the question to the public on March 6 with its upcoming illustrated lecture-discussion, hosted by award-winning Berkeley p ...