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UPDATE: Victim of fatal Cirby crash identified as Brandon Bridges

The victim of yesterday morning's fatal car crash near Cirby Way has been identified as 22-year-old Brandon Bridges. Bridges was a Roseville High School graduate. He ...

Scotland's shadows of roguery and genius

The streetscape of Edinburgh’s Old Town was once called the murky fishbone, that long spine of “Royal Mile” descending from a castle-head as courts, wynds and all ...

Surviving autograph book highlights Rocklin’s past

It was the holiday season of 1902. Eleven-year-old Myrtle Ryan, a Rocklin Elementary student, wanted yet another signature in her autograph book; but this one was to have special m ...

What were the Placer Herald’s most read stories in 2015?

Building clashes, business growth and at least one alarming discovery near a public building topped the Placer Herald’s most viewed articles for 2015. Local readers also enjo ...

Detour Before Dark: Drinking Scotch at the Imperial with the Mother Lode Scots

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of South Placer County.  The Scots ...

Cyclist who died on trail near Auburn ID’d

The name of a Rocklin woman who died Thursday while mountain biking on a trail near Auburn has been released. The woman was identified as 49-year-old Jennifer Margaret Meskimen. A ...

UPDATE: Rocklin woman who died on bike trail identified

A Rocklin woman died on New Year’s Eve while mountain biking on a trail in north Placer County. The 49-year-old woman, Jennifer Meskimen, had what the Placer County Sheriff& ...

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 ...