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Rocklin man pleads guilty in child pornography case

Representatives for United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced today that Paul Ross Pacini, 46, of Rocklin, pleaded guilty this morning to felony charges of obtaining chil ...

Cosmetology school to open in Rocklin

A cosmetology school, Selah Beauty Academy, is planned to open this fall at 4750 Grove Street in Rocklin, just north of Midas Avenue and east of Pacific Street. Rocklin City Counc ...

Loomis Basin Brewing Company makes its mark on region

The Loomis Basin Brewing Company is a family-owned and operated microbrewery with a local cult following. Father and son brew masters Jim and Kenny Gowan, who have nearly 40 years ...

Rocklin’s Bill Halldin announces run for state assembly

One of Rocklin’s most active local business owners, Bill Halldin of Halldin Public Relations, will run for election to the California State Assembly in 2016. Halldin announc ...

CASA volunteers in Rocklin reflect on helping endangered children

Working from its base in Rocklin, Child Advocates of Placer County has trained more than 300 adult volunteers to help nearly 550 kids immersed in abuse and neglect cases from the c ...

Sierra College employees in Rocklin launch protest

Motorists on Rocklin Road were treated to a good dose of picketing this afternoon around the intersection of El Don Drive, after Sierra College’s classified employees staged ...

FAMILIAR TRAIL: Placer freshman Claire Ross will take on the 2015 Tevis Cup

Over 200 riders will traverse the Western States Trail from Tahoe to Auburn Aug. 1 for a 100-mile trek that’s considered the oldest endurance trail ride in the world — ...

UPDATE: Truck in Rocklin burglary crashed, suspects still at large

On Sunday, Rocklin police officers began asking for the public’s help in finding two burglars who breached a house on Miravista Drive and were soon confronted by the owners, ...

Placer Sheriff’s Office swears in 57 new employees, 20 patrol deputies

The staffing cuts triggered by California’s economic downturn are now easing up on Placer County’s largest law enforcement agency, whose commanders swore in 57 new empl ...

Remembering Bill Brooks’ impact with Sierra View, Roseville community

Ice clinked against her glass as she set it on the white, linen tablecloth at her home in Roseville. The nerves were overwhelming and her hands were shaky, but she proceeded nonet ...

Teens take over Rocklin’s Finn Hall with special production

Recruiting exceptionally talented teens from seven area high schools, the Rocklin Community Theater is set to perform the Broadway musical “Nice Work If You Can Get It,&rdquo ...

Citizens sue Rocklin over Sierra Gateway Apartments

Upset with Rocklin City Council over its approval of a controversial housing complex in May, two local citizens’ groups are suing the city and its council in hopes of halting ...

Hawaiian restaurant chain to open in Rocklin

Coconut’s Fish Café, a Maui-based Hawaiian restaurant chain, has announced its intention to open a store in Rocklin this year. The chain belongs to Sacramento native ...

Rocklin history author helps area library

As the Loomis Library struggles to stay open, its ‘Friends’ organization is holding a speaker’s series this summer with regional favorites and New York Times best ...

Rediscovering the 'natural sublime' at Herrington's Sierra Pines

When the daily grind has worn me thin and I find myself fighting an urge to hurl my cell phone from the window of a moving car, it’s usually a sign that I need to reconnect w ...