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Sierra College hold special Jump Start day on Thursday, June 25

Sierra College in Rocklin is offering a helping hand for new students who need assistance with the registration process. The New Student Jump Start event, Thursday, June 25, guides ...

Midnight call: Rocklin city council denies golf course rezone at 12:15 a.m.

In a standing-room only meeting Tuesday that lasted well past midnight, the Rocklin City Council unanimously voted down a proposal to rezone some of Rocklin Golf Club for residenti ...

History made with Placer County Torah dedication

Sounds of joy emanated Sunday from the Chabad House in Granite Bay for the dedication of the first community Torah of Placer County. More than 100 people filled the Chabad House i ...

Rocklin farmer’s market gets into full swing

The Foothills Farmers Market offers the freshest, locally grown produce from Granite Bay to Tahoe City. Members of the farmer’s market pride themselves on operating only Cert ...

Roller Derby: Shadow Soldier shapes South Placer warriors

Try not to look straight in her eyes. You may turn to stone, or you may hesitate for just a split second, but that’s all Shadow Soldier needs to bump you off your path, knoc ...

For area wine drinkers, all roads lead to where Lone Buffalo roam

“There was always a dream out there about owning our own vineyard someday,” recalled Jill Maddux. “And this is that someday.” In 1971, Phil and Jill Maddux ...

Supporters rally to protect Rocklin Library

News in January that Rocklin’s library was being forced to close on Mondays due to county budget problems put families and book-lovers on notice about being vocal for their s ...

Rocklin High band teacher takes a bow

When David Dick came to Rocklin High School in fall 1993, the school had just opened its doors. As the school’s first band teacher, he was charged with creating a high school ...

Alleged liquor store burglar in Rocklin lights out after asking for a light

Rocklin police officers say they have arrested a young homeless man who tried to smash his way into a liquor store and then allegedly made the miscalculation of later returning to ...

Rocklin 6th-grader leads anti-poaching fundraiser

Eleven-year-old Audrey Robinson, a sixth-grader at Harvest Ridge Placer Academy, raised $920 in three weeks with various fundraisers — all for helping the cause of wildlife. ...