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Rocklin Wave offering swim lessons and water polo

The Rocklin Wave Swim Team has partnered with the city of Rocklin to offer a swim and water polo program this summer. A city budget shortfall prompted the move. The swim lessons wi ...

Del Oro star takes Sac City Jr. title

Austin Smotherman waited eight years, but he finally got to see his name engraved in the trophy at the Sacramento City Junior Golf Championship. The Del Oro senior out-dueled longt ...

City supports Rocklin Reunion one last time

After a short debate at the April 12 Rocklin City Council meeting, members voted 4-1 in favor of putting up cash for the Rocklin Reunion held on Memorial Day weekend. The event o ...

Auto perk draws critics

A perk in the employment contract of Rocklin’s new Police Chief Ron Lawrence is causing concerns. According to the employment contract, “the city shall provide Lawrence, for ...

Rocklin’s new top cop ready for duty

With great obstacles from the recession, Rocklin’s new top cop, Ron Lawrence, is optimistic. “I intend to build upon our strengths, identify weaknesses and get even better ev ...

Business owners angry over increases

Two Rocklin business owners looking to the city for relief from a revamped sign ordinance said they’ve been hit instead with another blow by the city as fees for services are goi ...

Residents plant 375 trees, shrubs in community

An army of volunteers from around the community braved the rain Saturday to dig, mulch and plant trees around Rocklin. The third annual Community Service Day saw its biggest turnou ...

What’s the role of city council?

As the election approaches, many have expressed an interest in what the Rocklin City Council is responsible for and how the mayor is chosen. On Nov. 2 residents will have the oppor ...

Mayor talks city salaries, pensions and cash outs

No issue is more top-of-mind in Rocklin (and elsewhere) today than government-employee compensation — salaries, pensions, and “cash outs.” Taxpayers are angry. And understand ...

Who are the big spenders?

Perhaps I am just ignorant or haven’t been paying attention. We are being informed that Rocklin is in great financial difficulty. I wonder why this is. Just a few years ago rea ...

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 ...

City layoffs loom again

Now that city leaders have been able to see how the state’s new budget will impact Rocklin’s general fund, more cuts and layoffs are back on the table as the city tries to bala ...

Vandals make mark at Breen Park

Breen Park in Rocklin has been the target of a recent spurt of vandalism. The park’s entrance sign is the first mark of the taggers and walking further into the park to the lar ...

State budget to squeeze Rocklin

The state budget compromise before the state Legislature today was made on the backs of Rocklin property owners. While they won’t see a change on their tax bill, the city of Ro ...