Police search for armed robbery suspect

About 2:24 a.m. Aug. 5, Rocklin Police respondent to an armed robbery at Rocklin Food Mark on Rocklin Road. Responding officers arrived on the scene and contacted the storeowner ...

Stirring up sweet success

It could be the icing that floats like clouds on cake. Perhaps it’s the distinct sweetness of blueberry cheesecake, chocolate mint or the most popular flavor: red velvet. Or mayb ...

Voluntary pay-to-play program hits high schools

Student athletes and their parents for years have been used to paying roughly $100 for transportation to and from games. This school year, the Rocklin Unified School District wil ...

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church says hello to the community

New to the neighborhood of Wildcat Boulevard, St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church will be welcoming neighbors with free music, games and kids activities Aug. 7. The event is a cha ...

I-80 ‘hot lane’ takes back seat

The new trend in freeway design won’t be coming to Placer County anytime soon. The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency studied and ultimately shot down a proposal that ...

Placer’s mPower green-loan program switches on non-residential focus

Placer County’s mPower green-loan program is officially on hold for homeowners but being kept afloat for non-residential customers. A cost-wary Board of Supervisors approved a r ...

Beatles-inspired fundraiser to save musical

They can’t buy love, but can The Beatles buy another year for Rocklin High School’s annual musical? With budget cuts pushing the 13-year tradition closer to extinction, suppor ...

Crime log

Information taken from Rocklin Police Department log. Station 4080 Rocklin Road in Rocklin. JULY 22 Between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., a Marlee Court resident reported being the vi ...

Our View: Sierra’s next prez should have vision, be much more visible

The communiqué was short and delivered with little fanfare, but the message was clear: Sierra College is looking for a problem-solver to be its next president. The college’s se ...

Rocklin man sentenced after sexual assault

A Rocklin man found guilty of oral copulation of an unconscious male was sentenced Friday to 180 days in jail and must register as a sexual offender. Ladd Douglas Wiidanen, 42, w ...