Big Gun quarry

City moves forward on Big Gun Quarry sale

In a unanimous decision by the Rocklin City Council Sept 10, the city will now ask the state of California if it’s OK for the city to sell the parcel of land that has held th ...

Rocklin documentary returns to air on April 10

When Sierra College professor Dan DeFoe set out to make a documentary about Rocklin’s granite industry, he uncovered a gold mine of local history surrounding the city’s ...

State building boasts granite from Capitol Quarry’s early days

This granite quarry is behind the city office building at 3970 Rocklin Road. To get the best view of the quarry pit, go to the second floor exterior stairwell landing of that offic ...

Rocklin museum, chapel still in danger of sale

The city of Rocklin lost its first round in the effort to save the Rocklin History Museum and St. Mary’s Chapel from a state-mandated sale. However, the library on Granit ...

Dream could become a reality

Did you read the article “Another View: City should dream big” by Janet Dunlap, Rocklin Historical Society volunteer (Nov. 9)? It was a greatly moving article. Want to ...

City to split Big Gun Quarry property

  Historical community members are not satisfied with the latest plan to partially save the Big Gun Quarry on Pacific Street from a state-mandated sale.   The ...

Reader Input: Quarry is a Rocklin treasure

  Rocklin is a great place to live. The one thing missing is its sense of history. Almost every town around Rocklin has promoted its history through heritage committees and h ...

Rocklin OKs destruction of quarry shed

Despite concerned citizens’ pleas, a possible philanthropic donor willing to assist as well as a threat to bring it to a referendum, Rocklin City Council members voted unanimousl ...