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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 ...

Rocklin author looks back to help others move forward

Her memoir begins with a hook that might make readers wonder if they are truly delving into nonfiction. As the layers unfold in chapter one, teenager Cathy Compton is reeling in d ...

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 ...

The bittersweet Americanization of Hiroshi Kashiwagi

Wistful and painful memories fill the pages of Hiroshi Kashiwagi’s new book “Starting from Loomis and Other Stories.” Kashiwagi, 91, lives in San Francisco now. ...

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 ...

Western Sierra student organizes denim collection for charity

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy junior Leenah Bassouni is asking classmates and their families to do something for the homeless this winter — specifically to donate jeans f ...

Media Life: New book a guide to American River canyon, life

  You have to hand it to Eric Peach and Co. for coming up with not only a new and improved edition of “The American River Insider’s Guide” but also sneaking ...

ACCESS program gives all children chance to dance

As the young students in the ACCESS dance program at the Northern California Dance Conservatory in Roseville move to the music’s rhythm, they’re also doing something el ...

Rocklin Scout builds bulletin board for dog park

On Saturday, Jan. 25, Wade Osborn and his fellow scouts from Boy Scout Troop 435 assembled and installed a two-sided community bulletin board for the Rocklin Residents Unite for Fi ...

Local voices of the Holocaust share stories in Rocklin

On Thursday, Feb. 27, Margot Goldberg from Loomis/Palo Alto, Manny Hirschel from Roseville and Sy Karfiol from Roseville, will share their personal experiences as witnesses of the ...

Furry friends provide support to those in need

From the tragic aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut to the stress and angst of finals week at Sacramento State University, friendly dogs in vests ...

Community members to receive leadership awards

Five community members will receive the Stand Up Placer Leadership Award recognizing them for their contributions toward ending domestic and sexual violence in Placer County. The a ...

Counter-protestors show up to support Granite Bay High theater students

Love and hate were potentially going to battle it out Thursday evening at Granite Bay High School as theater students prepared to perform “The Laramie Project” inside a ...