City of Rocklin

Are construction projects costing too much?

As the City of Rocklin begins a multi-year, multi-million dollar capital improvement plan, the Placer Herald reviewed construction projects started or completed in 2011 and found t ...

Sierra College, Rocklin want land plan

City of Rocklin senior leadership met with Sierra College officials on June 8 to consider unloading hundreds of acres of underutilized land parcels around the campus in an effort t ...

Balanced budget approved

Rocklin City Council members unanimously approved a $41 million balanced operating budget Tuesday night. They also adopted a new contract giving city employees a 1.5 percent cost o ...

Work planned for Rocklin Event Center

It?s officially wedding season and Rocklin is hoping a big investment will earn them a piece of the action. City officials are preparing to spend $270,000 on a new retrofit of the ...

New pound in town

Placer County will no longer provide housing in Auburn for stray animals picked up in Rocklin. The City of Rocklin has agreed to pay Rocklin veterinarian Dr. Bikram Basra $131,556 ...

Our View: Council's decision on new billboards sets precedent

The approval of three electronic billboards on Highway 65 and Interstate 80 sets a questionable precedent for our community. In making their decision, city council members chose t ...

Letter to Editor: Let's get to work to develop downtown

As a nine-year resident of Rocklin, I have been listening to the council?s promises of developing a ?downtown? Rocklin that will attract folks to this area, improve the image, and ...

Revitalization grant program leaves some out in cold

The City of Rocklin is moving forward with a new grant program that could provide fee relief and additional funds to give some Rocklin businesses’ a face lift. The Facade, Revi ...

City moving toward pension reform

It’s called the pension reform committee, a think tank of stakeholders charged with saving the city from financial ruin. Rocklin City Manager Rick Horst laid out the good, the ba ...

City adds staff to oversee long-term planning

The city of Rocklin has established the Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability. Under the direction of the city manager, staff members in this office will coordinate and ...