Christmas

Hope, peace, faith are primary Christmas messages in Auburn area

What is your Christmas message for Auburn-area residents? The Auburn Journal asked church and religious leaders what their message would be, and the answers are shared on Christma ...

Christmas creep moves further into Auburn’s Thanksgiving

Christmas on Thanksgiving? The creep of the Christmas shopping season is moving further into the year with more stores and restaurants in the Auburn area opening on Thanksgiving & ...

Christmas stocking stuffers for your favorite outdoors person

We’re coming down to the final hours of Christmas shopping. I find there’s still a good segment of the population scratching their heads as to what to get their favorit ...

Cal Fire warns of holiday season dangers

The holiday season festivities bring an increased excitement about adorning homes with traditional decorations, but as beautiful as they are, holiday decorations are an added home ...

Avoid dangers of holiday lights with safety tips from PG&E

Holiday lights bring joy to the season, but they can also bring hazards. An estimated 400 home fires involving Christmas trees or holiday lights occur each year in the U.S., result ...

Fir real:  Rocklin tree lot opens soon

A holiday tradition for 31 years continues this year at a new location – Doug’s Cut Christmas Trees has moved to Pacific Street. Rocklin resident Doug Jackson start ...

Christmas basket program gives children in need holiday joy with toys and coats

He may be the most understanding, upbeat and interactive man in Rocklin, and that’s why Rocklin Fire Chief Bill Mikesell has so many heartwarming stories to share. True-to-life s ...

Neighborhood’s Pebble Creek Lights offers memorable lights displays

If you’ve driven through Rocklin’s Pebble Creek neighborhood during Christmas time, you’ve seen it — character cutouts from Disney movies, Sponge Bob and Santa Claus decora ...

Thunder Galleria welcomes kid customers

Rocklin High School junior Janis Chung can remember every detail inside and out of Thunder Galleria: the ambience, the festive energy, the hours of planning, and above all, the sen ...

Families brighten the season for those in need

The holidays are a time when the smell of fresh pine and sweet cookies fills homes, Santa makes the rounds to deliver gifts and the house glistens with lights. But it’s also a ti ...

Rocklin groups help kids in need

Once again this year, The South Placer Rotary Club of Rocklin, The Rocklin Fire Department, and Rocklin Unified School District are cooperating to bring warm coats, toys, and gifts ...

Santa to tour Rocklin on his fire engine sleigh

Once again this year Santa Claus has requested the assistance of the Rocklin firefighters in escorting him through the local non-gated neighborhoods of Rocklin to visit children of ...

City holds holiday furloughs

The City of Rocklin public offices will be closed from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2, 2011, as the City conducts its 14th annual holiday furlough. Emergency services will continue to be p ...

Christmas – a magical time of year for children

Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. The house gets decorated with lights, stockings get hung on the fireplace, gifts are under the tree and I get to spend a few days ...

Volunteers deliver Christmastime cheer

Eight-year-old Dominic Bonacorso is looking forward to the 25th. The smile on his face says it all. “I like toys at Christmas,” he said. Dominic’s parents want his Yule ti ...