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Rocklin elementary kids turn authors

A handful of Rocklin Elementary School first-graders got a taste of fame on May 1, when locals showed up to their campus’s Young Authors Celebration event. According to teach ...

Rocklin turns out for Dinosaur Day Science Fest

Kids and adults alike flocked to Sierra College in Rocklin on May 3 for the school’s Dinosaur Day Science Fest. Called the “Force of Nature” event, the afternoon ...

Rocklin looks for ways to cut water in parks, outdoor landscapes

With the value of water and sewer bonds falling across California and ever-bleaker news coming from the Sierra snowpack, Rocklin officials are on a hunt for all possible options to ...

Rocklin police handle teen mischief

Teens vandalize Rocklin construction site Rocklin Police Department said Tuesday that four teens vandalized a construction site last month at the dead end of Whitney Ranch Parkway ...

Rocklin artists standout on trek

Art lovers got their fill of creativity on April 25 and 26 during the 9th Anniversary of South Placer County’s Art Studio Trek. The event featured 17 different artists from R ...

Six families sue Rocklin Unified for special-ed child abuse

The families of six special education students at Breen Elementary School filed a joint lawsuit last week against Rocklin Unified School District, special education teacher Sherry ...

Cal Fish and Wildlife closes five miles of Sacramento River for fishing

A recommendation by the state Fish and Game Commission to close more than five miles of the Sacramento River to fishing was approved last week, making the halt to sportsmen activit ...

Drought won’t dry up Placer County’s West Nile disease

The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District is marking the official start of the season by designating  this week as West Nile virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awaren ...

Placer gets ready for Big Day of Giving May 5

Placer County and Sacramento region residents will have 24 hours to “give where their heart is” in a special online giving challenge on May 5 to raise funds for local n ...

Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...