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Sierra College to host ‘Fire, Floodplains and Fish’ history

The Sierra College Natural History Museum will host a presentation entitled “Fire, Floodplains and Fish: the Historic Ecology of the lower Cosumnes River Watershed” by ...

Rocklin’s Jerry Farren to hold bronze showing Nov. 23

Rocklin’s Jerry Farren is a retired Loomis school teacher and an artist who sculpts historic figures in bronze. He molds his subjects in clay then converts them to fine art a ...

Santa Clause prepares to tour city with Rocklin firefighters

Once again Santa Claus has requested the assistance of the Rocklin firefighters in escorting him through the city’s non-gated neighborhoods this year, as he visits children o ...

Rocklin’s Origins manager gets unexpected check for mission

Rocklin’s Origin Coffee & Tea has more fans than it knows about, especially its manager.   Opened in 2011 by Mark Sout and Chad Salstrom in hopes of helping Norther ...

Floor & Décor moves into Rocklin’s shuttered Food Maxx

Rocklin may be on sound financial footing, but few residents were happy about one of its massive, 67,000-sqaure-foot storefronts sitting empty for five years. Such concerns ended l ...

State law may force quadriplegic Roseville teacher out of work

After 28 years of teaching math at Oakmont High School in Roseville, Jennifer Weast is at the wrong end of a formula that could force her out of work. Weast, 53, lost the use of h ...

Restaurant-movie theater to open next month in Rocklin

Next month Rocklin will become the first city in California to see the opening of a Studio Movie Grill, a Texas-based theater chain that offers a full dine-in experience with scree ...

Placer Com Foundation announces $250,000 in grants

The Placer Community Foundation, or PFC, recently announced that it has awarded five grants of $50,000, individually, to nonprofits servicing at-risk youth and their families. This ...

Placer County set to spend $1 million on new Sunset Industrial Area plan

Placer County supervisors are poised to approve a $1 million contract with a Sacramento consulting firm to update the Sunset Industrial Area vision. The Sunset Industrial Area is ...

Rocklin moves forward with annexation

In a controversial move toward annexing an “island” of unincorporated county property into Rocklin, the Rocklin City Council approved an application last week by the st ...