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Rocklin crime log: car break-ins plague city

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. July 12-Aug. 10 A victim on the 5300 block of Brandon ...

Local artist debuts Christian CD at Rocklin church

Laura Johnson has a message she wants to get across when she performs her new originals. That message is that families must stay together, and the men and women must pull together ...

Citizen donates $10K for new Rocklin police dog

Rocklin resident Robert Columbro threw the city’s police department a bone on Friday to the tune of $10,000. It was a donation to the nonprofit Rocklin Public Safety Voluntee ...

Rocklin college grad launches ambitious career at home, abroad

A five-year academic adventure through multiple nations and two college degrees has come to a close for Rocklin’s James Whistler – and he’s done it all by age 22. ...

Looking back: How Rocklin went to the races

Editor’s note: This is an updated and expanded version of a story that ran in the Placer Herald three years ago. In 1895, horse doctor Mansfield Delano and his wealthy broth ...

Filmmaker sets interactive video series in Placer County

Tom Mowchan, owner of Immagix Media, has been coordinating with the Placer County Film Commission on a new creative endeavor. Operating out of Grass Valley, he’s filming self ...

New-home sales cool off in July

A downward blip in the new-home marketplace in July has failed to flag industry optimism in the Placer County area. The North State Building Industry Association reported 194 sale ...

Rocklin Golf Club shuts down

After months of controversy and 52 years in business at 4201 Midas Avenue, Rocklin Golf Club shut its doors indefinitely Aug. 3. It was the final stroke in a high-stakes game that ...

Roseville to host Tri-County Job Fair

Job seekers in Placer, Sacramento and El Dorado counties are invited to a free job fair Aug. 21 in Roseville, according to a news release Monday. A collaboration between those thr ...

Rocklin’s Evan Michalet keeps making a national name

A Rocklin High football standout recently joined 630 of the nation’s top high school players taking part in tournament series making sports headlines the country.  &ldq ...

CUBS FANS: Auburn father-son duo show exemplary judgment in Wednesday bear sighting

Just four days after an Auburn resident shot and killed a black bear that wandered onto his property on Alta Drive, an Auburn father-son duo captured extraordinary images of a moth ...

Sierra College embroiled in labor dispute over salaries

Salary negotiations have broken down between Sierra College and its classified staff – including full-time administrative assistants, maintenance workers and instructional ai ...

2015 Tevis Cup: From Montpellier to Greenwood, the French Connection

Nestled about 20 minutes from Auburn, in between Cool and Georgetown is the tiny community of Greenwood. At some point today, one of Greenwood’s 1,128 residents, Dominique C ...

Folsom police officer headlines city’s first boxing event in 9 years

Every morning before daybreak, Folsom police officer James Dorris pulls into an empty parking lot on Riley Street and unloads his boxing gloves and headgear. Walking into 9Rounds F ...