Christmas

Sierra resorts celebrate the holidays

While those in the foothills are dreaming of a white Christmas, skiers and boarders up the hill are living it. Christmas hit the mountains a little early in the form of some nice, ...

Holiday basket program donations stay strong

The offices of the Rocklin Fire Station are littered with goodwill. “There are baby dolls, basketballs and big stuffed dogs,” said Fire Chief Bill Mikesell. Community leade ...

Clark Griswold of Rocklin transforms yard into ‘Nutcracker’ stage

Rocklin resident Jeff Migdal said he sees the similarities he has with Clark Griswold from “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.” With a visit to his home on Charter Road ...

This year’s ‘it’ toy comes to Rocklin

Remember Cabbage Patch Kids, Care Bears, Tickle-Me-Elmos or even the Furby? The hysteria over this year’s new hot holiday toy has finally come to the local neighborhood. Satu ...

City offices closed Dec. 24 to Jan. 3

The city of Rocklin public offices will be closed from Dec. 24 through Jan. 3, 2010, as the city conducts its 13th annual holiday furlough. Emergency services will continue to be p ...

Santa Claus makes pre-Christmas stops in Rocklin

Santa Claus is making his way through Rocklin with lots of pre-Christmas opportunities to tell Santa what you want for Christmas. Mark your calendars for three chances to see Jolly ...

Want to have breakfast with Santa? Now's your chance

Breakfast with Santa When: seatings begin at 7:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Dec. 5 Where: Sunset Center, 2650 Sunset Blvd. Cost: Tickets are $7 in advance and $8 at the door if availab ...

My Christmas present just peed on the floor

It’s been two years, three months and a handful of days since the last puppy column ran on our editorial page. I thought it was high time for another, so I ran out and found myse ...

Christmas at O’Dee’s

For Mary Pat Tormey of Rocklin, it seems like yesterday when she lived in an old Half Moon Bay farmhouse and eagerly offered to watch her baby grandson Patrick while her daughter a ...

Nothing says grown up like cooking a ham

This Christmas, I will play hostess. Since my fiancé Alex and I purchased our first home a few months ago, we thought hosting Christmas would be a great way to make our house feel ...

Santa treks through town

Santa Claus is taking a vacation from the North Pole for a sleigh ride atop one of Rocklin’s fire engines, greeting children with candy canes and holiday cheer. Monday kicked o ...
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