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Judge rejects Rocklin surgeon’s plea to avoid jail

A Placer County judge rejected a plea deal Thursday in which former Rocklin cosmetic surgeon Efrain Gonzalez, accused of botching dozens of surgeries over the past six years, would ...

Rocklin’s theater scene heats up with ‘Steel Magnolias’

South Placer’s theater scene is alive and kicking, and now a cavalcade of college students is trying to prove that Rocklin can be a major player on that stage. The theater ...

Placer Herald editor to give talk on book, new crime phenomenon

In between his editing duties at the Placer Herald and Press Tribune, journalist Scott Thomas Anderson has completed a three-year investigation of what he calls “the revolvin ...

Cops halt high-speed chase in Rocklin

A high-speed chase that started in Lincoln Monday morning involved officers from four departments before coming to an end in Rocklin. According to the Placer County Sheriff’ ...

Rocklin Animal Shelter closes

The Rocklin Community Animal Shelter on Pacific Street closed April 1, and most of its animals and services are now the responsibility of the Placer County Animal Shelter in Auburn ...

Regional police investigators watch as DNA-sketch tech advances

Despite an absence of witnesses and surveillance, detectives in some American criminal justice departments have seen the faces of possible suspects. DNA samples found on-scene in t ...

Rocklin high school teacher wins national award

Whitney High School journalism teacher Sarah Nichols was among four people in the nation to win Columbia University’s Gold Key award in New York last month for her contributi ...

UPDATE: DA drops mayhem charges against former Rocklin surgeon

Editor's note: Judge Charles Wachob has rejected the plea agreement outlined in this story, stating at a hearing April 2 that he concurred with a probation report recommending ...

Rocklin singer-song writer looks to shake area with ‘California vibes’

Jeanette Hawkins may be a young songwriter, but her time spent in a bleaker part of the world has left an enduring belief in music’s power to heal the spirit. Now, as she mak ...

Rocklin's upcoming events

Thursday, April 2 Happy Hour with the Chamber’s Ignite Young Professionals at Paul Martin’s American Grill, 1455 Eureka Road, Suite 100 in Roseville. Free. Info: (916) ...