earthquake

Quake danger in Auburn? Placer County has its faults

While Japan reacts to the horrific impact of an earthquake and tsunami, students in Dick Hilton’s earth sciences class at Sierra College’s Rocklin campus have been learning tha ...

Schools step up to help Haiti earthquake victims

Rocklin schools have stepped up to support victims of the Haiti quake. Rocklin Elementary School students’ weeklong drive totaled $1,810.52 donated to the Red Cross to go towar ...

County prepares for big one at Tahoe

Scientists say the Lake Tahoe area is overdue for a major earthquake. But a quake won’t catch Placer County flat-footed. It’s something the county’s emergency services divis ...