city of Rocklin

City defends use of retiree health funds

Rising health care costs are forcing the city of Rocklin into a bond deal that would leverage a $10 million fund set aside to pay retired city workers’ health insurance costs. ...

Downtown properties in jeopardy

Whether or not Rocklin saves or sells its History Museum, Big Gun Quarry or the new library facility on Granite Drive will be the focus of the oversight board being established by ...

Historical Society campaign to build firehouse replica starting

The Rocklin Historical Society is excited to announce the beginning of a community-wide fundraising campaign to build a replica of Rocklin’s Front Street Firehouse. It will be ...

City shoring up plan to save oak trees

The city of Rocklin is shoring up their plan to save oak trees around town. Rocklin currently maintains a $1.4 million Oak Tree Mitigation Fund. The fund has been grown by develope ...

No room for freeway signs

Rocklin’s proposal to have not one, but three digital signs on its freeways is absurd. Rocklin citizens and all others traveling on Interstate 80 and Highway 65 are soon to have ...

Electronic billboards go up in Rocklin

In spite of more than a dozen citizens voicing their concerns, the Rocklin City Council voted 4-1 to approve new LED billboards for three locations along Highway 65 and Interstate ...

Rocklin's economic health recovering

As Rocklin City Manager Rick Horst prepares to give his second state of the City address Friday morning, positive economic growth is evident around town. One obvious sign may be ...

City payouts top $420,880

By Jon Brines Placer Herald Correspondent As the city of Rocklin draws nearly $500,000 from its reserves to balance the budget in fiscal year 2011, it also paid out $420,880 in b ...

City gets out of affordable housing biz

The city of Rocklin is getting out of the business of maintaining affordable housing. “There is really no upside to staying in this business and having this function,” Rocklin ...

Public hearing set for fee hike

A final decision on whether garbage fees will increase in the city of Rocklin has been set for a public hearing in March. “We’ll take testimony and people can bring any comme ...