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Auschwitz survivor in Rocklin captivates young people

It’s been over 70 years and the face of Dr. Josef Mengele, the infamous Nazi “Angel of Death,” still haunts Auschwitz prison camp survivor Herbert Heller, during ...

Whitney High broadcast program in Rocklin named best in the nation

The students in Whitney High School’s broadcasting program won top honors at a national convention in Atlanta, Georgia this month for their pre-recorded daily news program, c ...

Run Rocklin evolves into city reunions, neighborhood bonding

Run Rocklin has always aimed to be a spirited community event drawing thousands of people out of their homes on a Sunday morning. For residents who live on Rocklin’s Stefanie ...

Rocklin Elementary gets literacy donation from George Archer Foundation

A foundation created in the memory of one of the PGA and Senior PGA Tour’s greatest golfers recently gave Rocklin Elementary School $2,500 to help fund reading efforts. The G ...

Placer County unemployment rate at 4.6 percent

Placer County was the regional leader in employment in February. The county’s 4.6-percent jobless rate was the lowest among a region that also includes Sacram ...

A look back at Rocklin Agricultural mogul Joel Parker Whitney

The southward-sloping southeast corner of Lincoln covers about 150 acres of J. Parker Whitney’s 20,000-acre Spring Valley Ranch, a showplace of opulence and proof of the sign ...

Sierra College hosts ‘Israel and Palestine: Paths to Peace & Reconciliation’

On Thursday, March 31 Sierra College will host a free event called “Israel and Palestine: Paths to Peace & Reconciliation.” The lecture features experts Omar M. Daj ...

Founding Father’s expert to give talk in Rocklin March 31

The Rocklin Historical Society will kick off the next installment of its free lecture series on March 31 by hosting local writer Donald J. Fraser, author of “The Emergence of ...

Rocklin leaders push literacy day with Seuss event at Twin Oaks Elementary

Many of Rocklin’s public figures recently volunteered to be “celebrity readers” at Twin Oaks Elementary School for the national Read Across America Day. To given ...

UPDATE: Suspect in shooting, burning murders had been arrested 11 times before

The crime that has been haunting East Roseville’s sense of security for more than 10 months came into focus Thursday afternoon, after Placer County Sheriff’s detectives ...

Hildebrand out as Rocklin attorney

Rocklin City Council voted March 8 not to renew a contract for Russell Hildebrand, the city’s attorney and highest-paid employee. Rocklin spokesman Troy Holt said in an emai ...

Summer concert lineup announced for Rocklin’s Quarry Park

Rocklin’s Quarry Park is nearing completion, and the city has announced a summer series of half a dozen concerts to inaugurate the venue. According to information last week ...

‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ comes to a Rocklin stage in April

Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” is coming to a Rocklin stage between April 15 and April 24. Directed by Scott Adams, the p ...

CHP Officer Nathan Taylor saluted from Reno to Roseville

A woman left her work at a dental office. Law enforcement vehicles lined the freeway. Firefighters stood on trucks, flags flown from ladders. Overpasses of Interstate 80 ...

CHP Officer from Rocklin mourned in wake of tragedy

California Highway Patrol Officer Nathan Daniel Taylor was remembered Monday as an officer who went beyond: Buying chains for people stuck in the snow; carrying a woman to safety a ...