budget

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 ...

Managing Rocklin’s finances in tough times

After many months of difficult cuts, Rocklin will approve a new budget for the next fiscal year, which begins on July 1, 2010. The previous budgets approved over the last two years ...

District, teachers reach agreement

Approximately 35 to 40 teachers will be returning to the classroom next year thanks to an agreement with the district and Rocklin Teachers Professional Association. Through a maj ...

Lund: The city is in a tough place

In the May 13 edition of The Placer Herald (Reader Input) there was a letter from a gentleman asking who the big spenders are in Rocklin. I believe the gentleman has been misinfor ...

Rocklin Unified to cut more than 50 teachers

A total of 76 final reductions of force notices will go out to teachers on or before May 15. The notices represent more than 50 full-time teachers within the district. Almost hal ...

The financial state of the county

For each of the past six years, Placer County has stated that the next year’s budget had a shortfall. At the end of each of these fiscal years, the Comprehensive Annual Financial ...

Union clashes with Placer County over plan for more furlough days

Placer County supervisors OK’d five more furlough days for unionized workers Tuesday, despite a plea for further discussions from a Local 39 business representative. The county ...

Rocklin officer sniffing out way to save K9 from the budget axe

Last Friday Rocklin Police K9’s Zeus and Diva put on a show for about 60 Ruhkala Elementary School children but budget cuts could soon break up the doggie duo. “The dog ...

Volunteering for safer streets in Rocklin

Over the last eight years, the ever growing corps of volunteers has been the eyes and ears of the Rocklin Police Department at the front desk and out in the community. Now, with ...

District staff to be cut?

If the Rocklin Unified School District’s worst-case scenario becomes reality, the district will be much thinner. Approximately 100 instructional aides are on the chopping block ...