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Firefighters respond to Rocklin house fire

Rocklin Firefighters are still investigating the cause of a house fire that occurred approximately 1:13 p.m. Wednesday on Slate Court in Rocklin. According to Rocklin Fire Battali ...

Structure fire destroys mobile home, no injuries

A small fire broke out today in a mobile home in Placer County off Sierra College Boulevard. According to Rocklin Fire Captain Tom Borghelli, dispatch was called at 2:06 p.m. and ...

Our View: It’s time for Rocklin residents to stand up

As Rocklin prepares to hire its next city manager, citizens need to stand up and let the council know what they want. For far too long the citizenry has blindly depended on the i ...

More layoffs on horizon?

The city of Rocklin moved closer to layoffs Saturday after directing staff during a public budget hearing to finalize the new fiscal budget with millions of dollars in cuts. As t ...

New watershed fire-prevention fee for water customers in Placer County's future?

Could Placer County Water Agency users soon be paying an extra charge on their bills for clearing brush and protecting the upstream watershed against fire and erosion? It’s a qu ...

Mother saves brother, children from Rocklin house fire

A pregnant woman staying with her Rocklin parents discovered a fire in the family home early Wednesday morning. She scrambled to get everyone out of the house including her disab ...

Rocklin approves police, fire layoffs

Rocklin approved another round of layoffs including police and firefighter paramedics. The Rocklin City Council made the hard choices Saturday during a budget hearing to fill in a ...

Thunder Valley Casino skyscraper now has Placer County firefighting equipment to match

Placer County’s new ladder truck will take Placer County firefighters to heights only dreamed of a few short years ago. The ladder truck, which cost nearly $1 million, was parke ...

Cigarette caused fire

I just wanted to say thank you to many people who stopped last Monday evening to help put out a truck fire on the side of the freeway. Even though my brother and I were the ones ...

Up to a $1,000 reward for information regarding Breen Park fire

At approximately 3:30 a.m. on Sept. 5, subjects used an unknown source to light the toddler playground structure and a few surrounding trees on fire at Breen Park, located at 2842 ...