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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Berlant confident after bout with cancer

Most people in Auburn who know Daniel Berlant know him as the cheerful board president of the Auburn Union School District board, the energetic face of Cal Fire and now, a proud ca ...

Hometown News: Rocklin students earn honors at University of Portland

The following students from the Rocklin area were recently listed on the 2013 fall semester Dean’s List at University of Portland: Mariel Orbita, senior, nursing; Roseann Jo ...

Hometown News: Lefler makes the grade at Bob Jones University

SaraRose Lefler, a senior science education major from Rocklin, was among about 1,450 Bob Jones University students who were named to the fall 2013 Dean's List. To qualify for ...

Rocklin PD’s first female officer retires after 29 years of service

The Rocklin Police Department will witness the end of an era Friday when it holds a retirement soiree for Susan Davis, the city’s first female police officer. Davis, now 50, ...

Hometown News: Lexie May makes Dean’s List at George Fox University

Lexie May of Rocklin earned Dean's List recognition at George Fox University for the fall 2013 semester. May, a freshman majoring in elementary education, earned the distinctio ...

US premiere of ‘Every Day in Cambodia’ held at Bayside

"Every Day in Cambodia" puts a face on the global horror of sex trafficking. Actually, three faces. Three very young faces. The CNN Freedom Project documentary features ...

Placer County’s first baby in 2014 born at Sutter Roseville

Nora Brambila’s due date for her second child was Dec. 31, so she wasn’t surprised when she began experiencing labor pains about mid-morning on that date. Her husband, ...

In the Service: Cutkomp completes basic training

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

In the Service: Mokofisi completes basic training

Army Pfc. Josef P. Mokofisi has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ...

Rocklin High grad returns from Peace Corps journey

Peace is a universal language, spoken through action and core to productivity in projects-like implementing 17 improved cook stoves, leading 50 beach cleanup events and planting 2, ...