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Rocklin to host ‘Drive-thru job fair’ on April 16

Express Employment Professionals will be holding a “Drive-thru Job Fair” in Rocklin on Saturday, April 16 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Representatives for Express said they pl ...

Rocklin artist influences the next generation

The small back door of the Verge Art Center on S Street in downtown Sacramento leads right into Ianna Nova Frisby’s studio. Adorning the walls are several Darth Vader masks, ...

Whitney students get award, visit from White House press

Whitney High School students Jillian Madden, Michelle Masson, and Hannah Morrison were recently honored for their media documentary “The Future of College Tuition” by a ...

Jessup to hold Sign Language ‘Day for All’ in Rocklin April 9

Rocklin’s William Jessup University will be teaming up with the Northern California partnership for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to host an event called the American Sign Lan ...

Mermaid author set for South Placer book signing

Screenwriter and YA novelist Sarah Armstrong-Garner will appear at South Placer’s Barnes and Noble April 16 to sign copies of her fantasy mermaid novel, “Sinking.&rdquo ...

Travel: Cuba’s doorway into another time

“Welcome to Cuba, the local time is 20 years ago.” It’s a common joke on the island and they aren’t kidding. Traveling to Cuba is like taking a step back in ...

Pedestrian death on I-80 causes morning traffic havoc

Roseville - 7:10 a.m. The Roseville Police Department is reporting that Interstate 80 through Roseville was closed down for most of the morning, except for a single lane, due to a ...

Citrus Attack: Placer’s Mountain Mandarins are at risk

Scores of acres in Placer County are covered with groves of Mountain Mandarins. But if those sweet, citrus fruit trees are infected by an insect carrying a disease called Huanglong ...

Placer County wants state to back off emergency drought regs

Placer County’s biggest water provider is asking the state to back off on emergency drought restrictions so customers can use more water. Reservoirs serving the Placer Count ...

Rocklin author to give public talk at Sierra College

Author Nanci Lee Woody will be the next highlight for Sierra College’s free guest speaker series on Thursday, April 7. Before penning her debut novel “Tears and Trombon ...

State biologists, nonprofits say tax returns help save species

The deadline to file income tax returns is approaching and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to remind the public there are ways to help save endangered animals ...

Rocklin man arrested for ambushing teens, series of sexual batteries

A 31-year-old Rocklin man is behind bars after several underage girls were reportedly sexually assaulted last weekend near Twin Oaks Park. According to information from the Police ...

Shooting, burning murders were climax to broader storm of violence

The arrest of Joshua Daniel Smith last week forced East Roseville to revisit one of the most ominous crimes in the city’s recent history, involving two men being shot in the ...

Rocklin firefighters team with food bank for Easter event

Many people who attend Rocklin’s annual Easter egg hunt in Johnson-Springview Park this Sunday are likely to walk away with some small prize, but organizers are hoping, in th ...

Destiny Church unveils new Rocklin project

More than 500 people attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Destiny Church’s new community center in Rocklin. Church officials said residents from across South Placer Count ...