city of Rocklin

Public ire lights up over billboards

Public outcry over a plan to install an electronic billboard in an open space preserve forced the Rocklin Planning Commission to split its decision on the new program. The propose ...

Letter to editor: Retail center good choice

Rocklin city council members have approved the development of a 23,600-square-foot retail center on Sierra College Boulevard. I believe that this was a good decision because bui ...

Letter to editor: City should take responsibility

Citizens for Tree Preservation (CTP), a new local group, has asked the city of Rocklin to purchase and preserve a beautiful nine-acre parcel as a passive park at the corner of Sier ...

Letter to Editor: city racing to cut down oaks?

There appears to be a growing awareness and public dismay that Rocklin’s government is in a race to cut down all the beautiful native oaks and fill the remaining open space with ...

Should city keep redevelopment agency?

The city of Rocklin is facing a dilemma that could cost Rocklin millions of dollars in tax money over the next three decades. The problem stems from the state’s new law that abol ...

City unveils Quarry Village

Even as the fate of the Big Gun Quarry property remains unresolved, the city is moving forward on a development plan for the adjacent Quinn Quarry. The city’s concept, which is ...

Community Service Day spruces up Rocklin

The city of Rocklin got a bit more beautiful over the weekend with the help of volunteers taking part in the fourth annual Rocklin Community Service Day. Paths were built. Trees ...

Lawsuit threat halts demo of Big Gun Quarry

Nearly a month after the demolition of the Big Gun Quarry sheds was ordered, the city of Rocklin has agreed to wait. The decision came after City Attorney Russell Hildebrand receiv ...

City to default on housing project debt?

A scrapped debt deal that paid for affordable housing upgrades may force the city of Rocklin into default with one of its creditors, according the city. The possible default is uns ...

Letter to Editor: Why streamline permit process?

Streamlining the permit process (Herald, Sept. 15) sounds like a euphemism for keeping the public out of the participation process of change in our community. In the extreme, it a ...