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Rocklin agent recognized for outstanding volunteerism

Allstate agency owner Julie Domenick received the Agency Hands in the Community Award for her commitment to helping others. With this award came a $1,000 grant from The Allstate Fo ...

Banding together: Friends create accessories to raise funds for charity

Sometimes you just need a hug. And when you’re a kid like 10-year-old Samantha Stagmier, a hug from a favorite cuddly stuffed animal can be the perfect solution to a long day ...

The endurance required to fulfill a dream

The endurance of determination coupled with the perseverance of passion cannot outrun the joy of running a marathon. “I’m too stubborn to give up,” said Tim Toll ...

Lotion, soap endeavor helps fight sex trafficking

Cleansing skin and cleansing the commercial sex industry are now not only a concerted effort, but one as convenient and comforting as a Black Amber bar of soap. “I’m n ...

Homeless but hopeful

Mark Hegel has been a guest of the Gathering Inn since he was laid off in 2009 from the technical imaging field.   Hegel spends his time at the Gathering Inn during ...

The best of both holidays

It won’t happen for another 150 years, but 3-month-old Itay Biterman is indifferent to the rare convergence: 2013 has been a year of firsts for the Rocklin newborn. His fami ...

Rocklin High alum earns Innovator of the Year honor

Alexander Lubinski was recently recognized by Covidien Corporation as winner of the 2013 Product and Technology Award as Innovator of the Year. Lubinski was presented these honors ...

Auburn shows its Veterans Day spirit, appreciation

It was Auburn’s annual community hug time, as thousands turned out Monday to say a warm, collective “thank you” to veterans serving the nation since World War II. ...

Sierra College celebrates Pride Days

It was three days of fun, education and community last week as Sierra College hosted Pride Days on the Rocklin campus. The event, intended to celebrate LGBTQ achievements and spotl ...

Placer County’s public health chief retiring after 17 years

After 30 years of public service, including 17 years as Placer County’s public health chief, Dr. Richard Burton is retiring. Burton’s departure as Health and Human Ser ...

Media Life: Nostalgic Auburn Facebook page floods memory banks

  You have to hand it to the social network Facebook. It’s really opened up a lot of doors for nostalgia to sneak in and push some of the levers connected to many peopl ...

Auburn poised to clock in for time change

For owners of old and prized clocks in Auburn, it brings on an uncomfortable quandary. If you’re someone who has trouble because of a penchant for sleeping in, Sunday will g ...

Auburn Halloween haunts tingle spines, funny bones

When Auburn couple Robin and Tony Gallego set up for Halloween, they say they’re going for the mild scare – not the out-and-out frightfest. Since they moved to their n ...

In the Service: Rocklin man helps through shutdown

Captains Mike Burns, left and Scott Huntley, 350th Air Refueling Squadron pilots, review checklists for pre-flight inspections on a KC-135 Stratotaker at McConnell Air Force Base i ...

Train table chugs into Rocklin Library

The new train table at the Rocklin Library didn’t stay quiet for long. Almost immediately after the unveiling, the Children’s Corner at the library was full of youngste ...