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Sierra College’s Mechatronics program lands $10,000 grant

A recent job fair at Sierra College in Rocklin led to a regional business gifting $10,000 to the school’s specialized Mechatronics program. The money was donated by Folsom co ...

Horst, Halldin named co-winners of Business Person of the Year

The Rocklin Chamber of Commerce recently announced that city manager Rick Horst has been named a co-winner of its “Business Person of the Year” award for 2014. The cha ...

Crabfeed to benefit Sierra’s programs for the arts

The Sierra College Patron’s Crab and Shrimp Feed will be held Friday, Feb. 6 at the historic Blue Goose Fruit Sheds at 3550 Taylor Road in Loomis. The meal includes salad, pa ...

UPDATE: Detainees released during possible shooting investigation

Two men who were temporarily detained as suspects in a possible incident of a California Highway Patrol officer being fired upon were released later this afternoon without charges. ...

Assemblyman Frank Bigelow on budgets, bullet trains and TV's 'American Pickers'

Assemblyman Frank Bigelow visited Auburn this week, touching down on a morning Meddlers meeting and addressing the Auburn Rotary. He also took time to sit down with the Auburn Jour ...

Rocklin students get pocket constitutions

Volunteers for Constitution Literacy Project recently delivered 500 pocket Constitutions to the Rocklin Unified School District. The books are meant for distribution to the eight a ...

Rocklin’s book club keeps life interesting between the pages

It’s a Thursday afternoon and a group of women files into the clean, open dimensions of a room at the Rocklin Library. Each holds a copy of Zora Neale Hurston’s “ ...

New classrooms in the works at Rocklin’s Granite Oaks

As its student population approaches capacity, Granite Oaks Middle School in Rocklin has planned a $5 million expansion project to install eight new “relocatable” exter ...

Meadow Vista library targeted for closure

Could Placer County be closing the book on its Meadow Vista library location after 14 years? According to the county’s library chief, a recommendation to do just that c ...

Roseville experiences third pedestrian death in January

Roseville’s third car-pedestrian collision in 10 days occurred Monday evening on the westbound exit ramp to Interstate 80 off Riverside Avenue. Authorities confirmed Tuesday ...