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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 ...

CHP officer struck near Donner Lake passes away

Updated with details of Officer Taylor at 3:40 p.m. California Highway Patrol Officer Nathan Daniel Taylor, 35, died Sunday evening after being struck by a motorist near Donner La ...

Boxing Donkey shows luck of the neighborhood Irish Pub

“Famine ships” took the Irish to the East Coast before laying rail lines brought them out West, and in Roseville their immigrant dream settled into a vision of squealin ...

A punch from One Eyed Reilly: Area’s popular Irish band preps for St. Patty’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day brings to mind revelry, green beer and music rooted in the rhythms of the Emerald Isle. In this area, One Eyed Reilly has been on a mission to capture tha ...

Corned beef and cabbage: More than a tradition

Reene is short for Maureen and my maiden name is McCarthy, so no one ever asked me where my father was from. Being raised by an Irish father, corned beef and cabbage was often se ...

Rocklin crime up 20 percent in 2015

The 2015 crime stats are in for the city of Rocklin, and they’re not especially encouraging. Overall crime rose to 21.3 incidents per 1,000 people – a 20-percent spike ...

Rocklin to host Auschwitz survivor event

On Thursday, March 17 Chabad House of Placer will host its annual Holocaust survivor event at the Rocklin Events Center. This year’s evening will feature a talk by Herbert He ...

Placer educators question ‘screen time’ for kids

Seventh-grade student Sasha Ballesteros spends up to four hours a day using social media in her free time. Now in Corey Coble’s technology class at Creekview Ranch Elementary ...