Siemens ‘satisfied’ with police department’s growth

When retiring Police Chief Mark Siemens came to Rocklin in July 2001, the police department was a very different place. “They took office space and built it into a police depar ...

Selling ‘Tsunami Sweets’ to help Japan

Fourth graders Grace Hardy, left, Ava Jeung, and Mikayla Barkve sell Lifesavers to Mckinna Micas and another student at Rock Creek Elementary School in Rocklin. Jeung had the idea ...

Piling it on: Rain, wind, snow pummel Auburn, Sierra

The wind and rain kept on coming Thursday, buffeting Auburn and environs in the latest of a series of winter storms expected to continue into the weekend. And while that translate ...

Zero visibility closes 80: Blizzard shuts interstate between Placer County foothills and Nevada state line

Interstate 80 over Donner Summit was closed to traffic Thursday due to heavy snowfall and zero visibility, Depending on weather conditions, the highway would remain closed throug ...

Rocklin coast guard member helps to honor crash victims

On Oct. 29, 2009, Coast Guard HC-130H Rescue aircraft 1705 collided mid-air with a Marine Corps helicopter. All seven Coast Guard crewmembers and the two Marine Corps pilots passed ...

Police chief travels to Maryland for department’s re-accreditation

Saturday, Rocklin Police Chief Mark Siemens is expected to address a commission in Maryland poised to re-accredit the department. In December, two investigators from outside poli ...

Del Oro Football Showcase To Cover All Bases

The 2011 “Battle at the Capital” hosted by Del Oro High this September will be more than your usual prep football showcase. In fact, when the week-long event comes to a conc ...