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History of Rocklin’s Chinese to be shared

During the 1870s, a post-Civil War downturn in the national economy caused widespread hardship. Rocklin’s granite industry felt the effects gradually until 1880, when all but ...

Rocks, Rails and Ranches: Chinese expulsion became model for other communities

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a three-part series focusing on the expulsion of the Chinese residents of Rocklin in 1877. On Sept. 16, 1877, lawmen from Rocklin and Ros ...