Sheriff: Purse thief connected to six area thefts

The man wanted by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office for stealing purses from grocery carts is now the suspect in six purse thefts. Two new surveillance photographs are being rel ...

Duran, Weygandt take oath of office

Jack Duran and Robert M. Weygandt formally took the oath of office during the final days of 2010 to start four-year terms on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Duran, a Rosev ...

Share your photos with us

Have a stunning photo of the sun setting over your Rocklin home? A photograph of a field of bright wildflowers in a Rocklin park or an artistic photo of a child devouring an ice cr ...

There’s been plenty to talk about in 2010

This past year has been a time of change and controversy in Rocklin. The city and school district have both had to make do with the economic slump, which has led to less staffers t ...

Stratospheric salaries wrong

Our new Rocklin City Manager’s (population 56,000) salary is $198,000 (Journal, Dec. 10). Our governor’s (population 37 million) salary is around $180,000. The highest-paid g ...

Our View: Now is no time for a pay raise

It’s the holidays and what better gift to give to your elected county schools superintendent than a pay raise to an already hefty salary? Thursday night the Placer County Office ...

Life after left turns

The statistics are out there. According to AAA, senior drivers are the fastest-growing segment of the population and, other than teenagers, the most likely to be killed while beh ...

Newcastle Sewer Project underway

The South Placer Municipal Utility District broke ground Dec. 2 on a project to repair and replace sanitary systems throughout Newcastle. As part of the $6.84 million Newcastle Se ...