Bill Mikesell

Summers named interim Rocklin Fire Chief

Veteran firefighter James Summers will become interim Rocklin Fire Chief when Fire Chief Bill Mikesell steps down on July 13. Summers, a Battalion Chief with Special Operations, is ...

Firefighters: Cuts could put public at risk

Rocklin’s Firefighters Union and some citizens are concerned continued cost-saving measures are putting the city’s public safety at risk. The city recently directed the Rockl ...

Rocklin to reduce staff, budgets at police and fire depts.

The Rocklin City Council approved more aggressive measures Saturday to save as much cash reserves as possible as the recession lags on and revenues continue to slide. The city was ...

Rotary gives big during holidays

When the Rotary Club of South Placer prepared for their annual Christmas basket drive, their first stop was Antelope Creek. “We asked for 30 families,” Rocklin Fire Chief and ...

Fire chief reminds ‘no tolerance’

Rocklin fire officials warn of a “zero tolerance” policy regarding the use of fireworks in the city during this Fourth of July season. According to Rocklin Fire Chief Bill Mik ...

Rocklin keeps emergency plan current

The Rocklin Fire Department presented its annual update to the Emergency Operation Plan at last week's city council meeting. Fire Chief Bill Mikesell discussed measures Rocklin's ...