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Rocklin history on tap for St. Mary’s lecture

The Central Pacific Railroad started Transcontinental Railroad construction eastward from Sacramento in 1863. By early 1864, crews had crossed the Sacramento Valley floor and in Ma ...

Rocklin documentary returns to air on April 10

When Sierra College professor Dan DeFoe set out to make a documentary about Rocklin’s granite industry, he uncovered a gold mine of local history surrounding the city’s ...

Another View: Tougher ordinances needed on yards and dogs

  Rocklin will have at least two new City Council members this year. One of their goals should be to preserve the real estate value of residential property. Poorly kept forec ...

DeFoe will help Rocklin thrive

  I'm writing in support of Dan DeFoe for City Council. Dan has a vision for developing a downtown business district that incorporates Rocklin's unique granite mining ...

Defoe has a vision for Rocklin

  “DeFoe, the professor, was very knowledgeable, but I didn’t like him,” Mr. Lawson said after the candidate’s night at St. Mary’s Church.&rdquo ...

DeFoe will work to promote Rocklin’s history

  Dan DeFoe, Rocklin City Council candidate, is a breath of fresh air! As a 30-year Rocklin resident, I don’t believe we have ever had a council candidate who believed ...

Broadway, DeFoe mull the issues in council campaigns

Editor's Note: This is the last in our series profiling the candidates for Rocklin City Council. To read previous candidate profiles, visit www.placerherald.com.   Broad ...

Media Life: New Auburn YouTube moments feature Balloon Boy song, rockabilly vampire

Former Auburnite Devlin Murphy is taking the whole “Balloon Boy” phenomenon to new musical heights. Murphy, a songwriter and Placer High grad now based out of North Hollywood, ...