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‘Art Revealed’ features landscape artist Gregory Kondos

Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland will host a mini interview with the iconic "painter of blue," Gregory Kondos. Best known for his bold pain ...

Local Civil Air Patrol Cadets work the Gold Country Fair

Civil Air Patrol Cadets are looking to recruit teens aged 12-17 to the Auburn-Starr Composite Squadron 92, which is an active participant in all three of Civil Air Patrol's mis ...

Rocklin dog park gets an agility course

It started a year ago with an invitation from Rocklin Residents Unite For Fido to Roseville Boy Scout Cordell Firestone to spread bark at the Rocklin dog park for his Eagle Scout p ...

Rocklin resident visits farmers in Ecuador

Rocklin resident Suzanne Awalt recently toured Ecuador with a group of Northern California volunteers for Heifer International. The trip was designed as an agroecology field study ...

Rocklin boy makes good call

When 11-year-old Joseph Lazar saw someone get hurt, he did exactly what he was supposed to and, as a result, helped a stranger get medical attention and earned the respect of the R ...

In the Service: Anaya completes basic training at West Point

Cadet Luke Alan Anaya, son of Patricia Anaya of Lincoln, completed cadet dasic training at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. Anaya entered West Point on July 1 and has ...

Couples serve together at Child Advocates of Placer County

Bill and Betsey Hirsch have seven children and 13 grandchildren, and both worked with kids for years at the California Youth Authority. The Hirsches are not strangers to the reward ...

Less weight, great gains for Rocklin resident/Roseville trainer

When it comes to getting in and staying in shape, America sure talks a good game. Losing weight and looking good is the runaway New Year’s resolution every Jan. 1 but, withou ...

Logo experts win Herald contest

Ed, Linda and Jacob Studer, of Rocklin, are the winners of “Logo Mania,” a Placer Herald contest in which readers searched the paper to match logos with advertisements. ...

Rocklin is home to best-selling romance author

When she was a senior in high school, Brenda Novak’s mother took her to a personologist, who analyzed personality based on traits found in the face, head and hands. “S ...

Roseville man is 27-year volunteer

As volunteers descend on the Sacramento region for United Way’s Day of Caring on Sept. 13, a large contingent of them will be led by Roseville resident Brad Liggett. Liggett ...

Rocklin man graduates from 10-month stint in AmeriCorps

With 10 months of AmeriCorps service under his belt and a few life lessons he will never forget, 24-year-old Alex Starr knew when he returned home to Rocklin last month the move wo ...

Rocklin alum takes to the sky

Reaching new heights is now second nature for 2011 Rocklin High School graduate and pilot-in-training Alex Johnson. Johnson contributed to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical’s first ...

Loomis teen battling cancer focuses on charity at favorite Rocklin church

Loomis resident Andrew Rundle, 19, spends a Tuesday afternoon helping young members of Mosaic Christian Church in Rocklin pack boxes of food for needy families throughout the regio ...