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Rocklin has ‘stable’ economic outlook based on top bond ratings

One of the world’s biggest credit rating agencies has given Rocklin a AAA general obligation bond rating, the highest possible, indicating a healthy financial profile for the ...

State survey finds fish-eating birds poisoned by mercury

California officials said this week that a wildlife survey from 25 lakes has found a problem with birds being contaminated by high levels of mercury. According to the State Water ...

Rocklin Mayor Q&A: Greg Janda looks ahead at 2016

A longtime community servant of Rocklin in various capacities, Greg Janda assumes the role of mayor for the first time in 2016. He has also owned and operated a small circuit boar ...

Massey sentenced to prison for Rocklin crime spree

A man who was caught burglarizing in Rocklin, arrested and then released from jail three days later – only to commit an armed robbery with a gun – will now find his tim ...

Arrests made in Mercedes caper

Rocklin police officers reportedly foiled a vehicle theft conspiracy at the local Mercedes Benz dealership on Granite Drive this morning.   According to authorities ...

UPDATE: Rocklin pilot dies in Oakland-area plane crash

A Rocklin pilot flying out of Lincoln on the morning of Dec. 23 died in a small plane crash near Oakland. John Sacco of Rocklin took off early that Tuesday from the Lincoln Region ...

Placer County’s falling jobless rate now in state’s Top 10

Placer County’s unemployment rate has edged down a notch – to 4.7 percent, according to newly released Employment Development Department statistics. And that&rsqu ...

Rocklin business noted in People Magazine

Rocklin business owner Jennifer Kirk didn’t need a franchise outlet’s reach and resources to get her pet supply shop recognized. Posh Puppy Boutique at 6040 Stanford R ...

Rocklin’s Jessup, Tahoe Church team up for scholarships

Last year, a shrinking Tahoe church closed its doors and transferred its remaining financial holdings to William Jessup University due to its admiration for the school’s purp ...

Travel: Escape the shades of winter in Cabo San Lucas

It’s freezing cold, and you know you’d rather have fun in the sun then start the new year in sleet and rain. Snorkeling, suntans and soft sand sounds good right about n ...

Rocklin school board opposes mental hospital

Opponents of the 102-bed psychiatric hospital proposed to be built near Whitney High School scored a victory last week, as Rocklin Unified School District’s board members sai ...

Rocklin names park after longtime public servant

The area informally known as Heritage Park has been officially redubbed “Peter Hill Heritage Park,” in recognition of the longtime resident and former mayor’s dec ...

Placer County’s falling jobless rate now in state’s Top 10

Placer County’s unemployment rate has edged down a notch – to 4.7 percent, according to newly released Employment Development Department statistics. And that’s g ...

Sierra College Press in Rocklin showcases Mark McLaughlin with e-Journal

The newest edition of Sierra College Press’s e-Journal “Snowy Range Reflections” will be composed entirely of works from award-winning writer Mark McLaughlin. Rep ...

The Force is with Auburn “Star Wars” artist

In a galaxy far away, in a town called Auburn, Frank Ordaz works his artistry in oil paints far from the madding crowd that is the “Star Wars” franchise now back in mul ...