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Former Auburn mayor O.C. Taylor dies at 83

  An Auburn native whose life ranged from racing stock cars in the 1950s to serving as Auburn mayor in the 1990s to piloting a plane in his later years, O.C. Taylor died Wedn ...

Does Rocklin need a lobbyist?

As the City Council enters budget discussions, City Manager Rick Horst wants members to determine if Rocklin should retain a federal lobbyist. “I think it does deserve a goo ...

Rocklin’s inflationary salary costs decreased

The city of Rocklin’s recessionary financial moves are having an impact on pensionable pay, which is finally making a difference in long-term pension costs for the city and p ...

Rocklin's ‘uncompetitive’ electricity rates not on council’s agenda

Complicating the city’s economic recovery, a senior official from longtime Rocklin-area business Cokeva, Inc., admits Rocklin’s utility rates are a factor in the compan ...

Should Rocklin buy out of CalPERS?

It’s a hard pill to swallow – $75 million. But if the city of Rocklin wants to buy its way out of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, that’s ...

Sign of the times? New billboard goes up

With electronic billboards in their crosshairs, Scenic America, a nonprofit group, is critical of Rocklin for moving forward with a new sign at Five Star Boulevard and Highway 65. ...

Should Rocklin city manager get a raise?

As the Rocklin City Council gets ready to discuss a possible raise for City Manager Rick Horst, it's pretty clear he has a lot of support. "Rick Horst has proven he is th ...

Hill, Storey leave office after decades of public service

Longtime Rocklin City Council members Peter Hill and Brett Storey officially left office Dec. 11 as two newly elected council members, Greg Janda and Dave Butler, and incumbent Geo ...

Rocklin approves police pay raises

With an agreement in hand, the city called an impromptu meeting of the Rocklin City Council last week to approve raises and other changes to the labor contract with the Rocklin Pol ...

Safety key to railroad ‘quiet zones’

The Rocklin City Council took a step closer to establishing a railroad “quiet zone” in the city last week, when it added improvements at five railway intersections to i ...