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Rocklin Crime Log: Businesses hit hard by burglars

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are presume innocent unless convicted in a court of law. Jan. 15 Just after 3:20 a.m., a woman on Clubhouse Drive ca ...

Placer wine ordinance update bottled up for now

The lengthy process for new rules for Placer County wineries is getting longer. With the potential for challenges to the adequacy of the environmental analysis in a negative decla ...

United against violence: Rocklin to hold third protest against assaults on women

On Tuesday, Feb. 16 Rocklin’s Sierra College will host its Rise Up! event, a public call to unity to stop violence against women. The observance is tied to the school’s ...

Whitney Ranch interchange project in Rocklin aims for summer finish

Construction has been slow due to rain, but Rocklin city officials say the Whitney Ranch Parkway interchange is due for completion this summer. The city’s official website l ...

Rocklin High gets creative with ‘Crazy for You’

Rocklin High School is preparing to bring “Crazy for You” to the stage, starting Feb. 17. “Crazy for You” is the story of Bobby Child, a well-to-do playboy ...

Four Rocklin men tied to armed robbery, stabbing suspect

Area law enforcement has arrested six people in connection with a series of violent crimes perpetrated in January, including an armed home robbery and a stabbing. Four of the suspe ...

Rocklin man gets prison online exploitation of children

Rocklin resident Paul Ross Pacini, 46, was sentenced in federal court last week to five years in prison followed by 15 years of supervised release for receiving child pornography. ...

Green, yellow, red signs to show Placer County eatery safety

A safe dinner out just got easier to predict in Placer County. Green placards will initially be going up in the next few weeks near the entrances to 1,600 restaurants, school cafe ...

Gas for under $2 a gallon is back - with no sign of leaving

Bargain-hunting motorists are getting more bang for their buck as gas prices plummet – and driving more, according to new figures released by the state Board of Equalization. ...

Call to Readers: Podcasts of Placer County

Have a podcast or know someone who does in Placer County? We're hoping to publish a story to share some of the local podcast activity with readers. You can contact gust@goldco ...

Latest fatal crash in area another Rocklin tragedy

Roadside memorials have become a numbingly familiar sight for Rocklin residents in the last two months. On Sunday night, a resident from the city was killed at a busy Roseville in ...

Detour Before Dark: Falling under ‘South’s’ deep spell of comfort

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of South Placer County.  Born in Ne ...

Cutting into the disbelievers: Kwon sharpens his knives for Roseville's downtown challenge

Can a ninja succeed where a rock star has failed? Downtown Roseville hopes so. For roughly a year, the space at 238 Vernon Street, formerly home to Sammy’s Rockin’ Isl ...

PG&E opens 'smart' electrical nerve center in Placer County

It’s a dark and stormy night. There’s a snap as wood gives way to wind. A branch crashes down onto a power line in Auburn. Someone’s lights go out. Moments lat ...