Fourth of July

Travelling this weekend? Expect company

Travelers taking to the highways over the holiday weekend can expect a lot of company, roadwork delays and high law enforcement visibility. AAA of Northern California estimates a ...

Prepare for some patriotic partying

There are plenty of Independence Day weekend festivities planned around the region. Plan on celebrating America with friends and neighbors at any or all of the following events. ...

Fireworks safety key on Independence Day

With the Fourth of July Sunday, firework stands have popped up throughout Rocklin offering everything from kits, individual sparklers or finale sets. Booths will be open through J ...

Firing off fireworks? Follow these tips to stay safe

July 4th is only a few short weeks away and on June 28, 2010, the sale of Safe and Sane Fireworks will begin in Rocklin. Fireworks have been a part of many of our families’ Indep ...

Fireworks sales spark up funds for local nonprofits

America turns 234 years old on the Fourth of July, but instead of birthday candles on a cake, tradition dictates that what’s lit in celebration should light up the sky or sparkle ...

Police investigate firework stand scheme

Rocklin Police and Fire are investigating a shakedown scheme that involved a fireworks stand and a man posing as a Rocklin firefighter. About 6:30 p.m. on June 30, an unknown subje ...

Better safe than singed

Safe Fireworks tips: - Do not allow children to light fireworks. A responsible adult should always be present. - Read directions on fireworks prior to lighting - Do not attemp ...

Take caution with pets, fireworks

It doesn’t have to be Independence Day for your pets to be frightened by fireworks. The Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, would like to remind pet owners ...