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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 ...

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 ...