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Day Tripper: Spring bloom 2016 at Sacramento’s Old City Cemetery

April is the time when admirers of reverent stone angels and rare roses from across the globe tour the historic Sacramento City Cemetery. There are still a couple weeks to see the ...

Data around overdose antidote highlights heroin in Rocklin

Heroin overdoses have claimed dozens of young lives in Placer County in recent years, and as the legal and cultural battle to make an overdose antidote more available rages on, dat ...

Jessup brings new chemistry lab to Rocklin

Construction is underway on a new chemistry lab at William Jessup University, which is slated to be in full use by Rocklin students later this year. Representatives for the colleg ...

Placer supes reject video visits bids

Placer County isn’t logging off on its current inmate video visitation contractor. The Board of Supervisors followed a recommendation from staff Tuesday to reject proposals ...

Craigslist leads Rocklin officers to another Prop. 47-enabled offender

An anecdote about the combined impact of Proposal 47 and prison realignment: Rocklin police found a Lincoln man in possession of heroin, methamphetamine and stolen property last we ...

Alleged Roseville gym flasher, touching suspect arrested

A 61-year-old Roseville man was booked into Placer County jail Friday for allegedly following around a teenager, exposing himself and trying to inappropriately touch the victim. A ...

College student in Rocklin selected for NASA project

A student at Rocklin’s Sierra College has been selected to travel to NASA’s Johnson Space Center to take part in the space program’s Community College Aerospac ...

Rocklin gets cutting-edge solar design center

Their trucks have been glimpsed around the neighborhood, their ads have been heard on radio and television: There is no doubt the solar energy craze has hit Placer County, and one ...

Rocklin’s power couple of creativity

He hears the quiet sounds of life in motion. She uses words to capture what Steinbeck called “the greatness of heart and spirit.” Both have been on long trajectories th ...

Rocklin mail thief sentenced to three years

An Oroville man was sentenced last week to three years in prison for a series of fraud and identity theft crimes he perpetrated in Rocklin. According to the criminal complaint fil ...

The future of Warwick University unveiled in Rocklin

Ken Sloan travelled more than 5,000 miles last week, one way, to help bring a United Kingdom university to south Placer County. Warwick University, located in Coventry, could be ...

Rocklin theater director is bringing the classics back

Derek Martin has fond memories of being both on stage and behind the scenes while getting his Master’s degree of Fine Arts in Acting, with a concentration in Directing. One o ...

$64.3M cost estimate for new Placer morgue, crime lab

A study released Tuesday estimates the cost for Placer County to build a new morgue and crime lab at $64.3 million. It’s also identifying the best site for the building woul ...

Experienced execs join AJ, Gold Country Media

  Two executives with deep experience in community news are joining the Auburn Journal and Gold Country Printing this week. Gary Milks, formerly the publisher of News West P ...

Rocklin students image DUI deaths in shocking detail

Just a week before an intoxicated motorist allegedly took the lives of two Placer High School students, young people at Rocklin High had the traumatic and emotionally devastating e ...