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Rocklin theater director is bringing the classics back

Derek Martin has fond memories of being both on stage and behind the scenes while getting his Master’s degree of Fine Arts in Acting, with a concentration in Directing. One o ...

Rocklin artist influences the next generation

The small back door of the Verge Art Center on S Street in downtown Sacramento leads right into Ianna Nova Frisby’s studio. Adorning the walls are several Darth Vader masks, ...

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 ...

The Force is with Auburn “Star Wars” artist

In a galaxy far away, in a town called Auburn, Frank Ordaz works his artistry in oil paints far from the madding crowd that is the “Star Wars” franchise now back in mul ...

Rocklin reflects on ten years of the Matt Redding Foundation

When Rocklin lost police officer Matt Redding in 2005, it lost a positive, talented and outgoing public servant and local mentor – a hometown personality countless residents ...

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 ...

Rocklin’s ‘tiny dancer’ chasing dream at UCLA

Even in the midst of twirling, spinning, and leaping, Kyra Mitchell’s movements are on point. “Dance is so inspiring because it allows me to connect with people in a w ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...