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City OKs $457,000 for parks

Despite citywide cutbacks, employee furloughs and layoffs, the city of Rocklin is going ahead with its policy to replace old playground equipment in the new budget. A total of $3 ...

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 ...

Focus on rights, not social engineering

Kudos to the Rocklin City Council for not letting gay activists push their agenda on the city of Rocklin, (Placer Herald, Feb. 12). This gay couple does not speak for the city of ...

Rocklin suspends Jubilee, return is doubtful

Facing a nearly $5 million budget deficit, the Rocklin City Council voted unanimously to suspend the Jubilee slated for June. “It’s economics,” said the Director of Communit ...

Keep your eyes open for NEVs please

What, you ask, is a NEV Route? Well, it’s not directions to Nevada. It stands for Neighborhood Electric Vehicle. What is a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle? It looks similar t ...

Hill named Rocklin mayor

Former mayor Brett Storey stepped down from his position at Tuesday night’s city council meeting to welcome Peter Hill as Rocklin’s new mayor. Scott Yuill takes Hill’s forme ...

Rocklin firefighters head south; police go green

Last week’s Rockin City Council meeting included two brief reports from the Rocklin Fire Department Chief Bill Mikesell and Rocklin Police Chief Mark Siemens regarding updates a ...

Problem lies in lack of term limits in Rocklin

Election season is here in earnest. The national election is critically important to the American public, and the Rocklin election is also critical to the health and well being of ...

It’s narrow minded to ignore years of service

When my great grandparents settled in Rocklin more than 90 years ago, there were just a few hundred residents and very few services. Everyone worked together to create a town that ...

Monday’s the deadline, get out and register

The right to vote is an important one and there’s just a few weeks left until the Nov. 4 election. Placer County voters have their work cut out, making a decision who will receiv ...