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Striking gold in the Mother Lode

What started out as a golf vacation quickly turned into an outstanding history lesson. Not that the golf was bad, it was just that the California history became much more intriguin ...

Reaching a milli-stone – plus 200

Broadcast No. 1,200 was the milestone recently attained by the voice of Sierra College sports, sports information director and public announcer Matt Folsom. “It doesn’ ...

An inspiration on the football field and in the community

During this past football season at Rocklin High School, Thomas “Tommy” Moore donned the No. 4 jersey and lined up at tight end and linebacker for the Thunder. But it ...

Loomis/Rocklin Rotary celebrates 50th anniversary

Although the Loomis/Rocklin Rotary Club will continue to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2015, they have no intention of limiting the festivities to one event, according to club ...

Media Life: Reporter’s-eye view was up close on day Mike Davis died

  It was a barrage of shots that crackled through a quiet residential area of Auburn. It  was a barrage of shots that continue to reverberate in the local and national ...

Rocklin woman makes tough choice in light of breast-cancer threat

When Carrie Creger had both her breasts removed — nipples and all — she braced herself to look in the mirror and see the reflection of a scarred body like those she had ...

Two sisters reunite for first time 65 years after adoption separation

In the rain and the front yard of a Christian Valley home, amidst the hugs, sobs and tears of joy, a 65-year journey of uncertainty and searching came to an end and a new journey b ...

Twin Oaks student faces lifelong chemo

The ability to plan can make all the difference in a child’s life, and it’s one that Emily Cook acquired at age 6, after a pivotal diagnosis. Since then she has also le ...

Rocklin letter carrier joins the 30-year, million-mile club

For most drivers, they can only count themselves lucky for not getting in a major auto accident. For Jimmie Spilatro, 73, maneuvering through the Rocklin city streets while on her ...

Friends host yard sale to support woman battling cancer

When Jenny Beard was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, the diagnosis was scary, but the doctors were optimistic. She underwent a mastectomy and treatment and eventually through ...

Rocklin Fire honors volunteer assistant chief 10 years after his passing

On Feb. 9, 10 years after his passing, the Rocklin Fire Department honored Assistant Volunteer Fire Chief Vince Lopez’s family with a shadow box with a new fire department ba ...

Hometown News: Rocklin native earns prestigious scholarship

National Panhellenic Conference (NPC), one of the largest premier advocacy organizations for women and the sorority experience, has announced it has awarded $4,000 in scholarship m ...

Transplant patients ready to play ball

The Sacramento Kings will play host to the Golden State Warriors tonight, but the more important game will start at 6:30 p.m. on the Kings’ home court. The Donate Life Reci ...

Run pays tribute to Rocklin High student

Eight hundred and thirty people sported a sea of purple to honor runner Heidi Greenwood, whose radiant cheer and rapid movement moved individuals to “chase the sun” tha ...

Hometown News: Overholt completes basic training

Air Force Airman Aaron M. Overholt graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive eight-week prog ...