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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 ...

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 ...