granite

Throw out the records

This Friday night is one of the area’s biggest football rivalries – The Quarry Bowl. In just its third year, the Quarry Bowl matching Whitney High School against Rocklin High S ...

Sports FYI

GOLF What: Fighting Zebras Golf Classic Who: Lincoln High Schools Booster Club When: Friday, Sept. 28, 12:30 p.m. Where: Turkey Creek Golf Club Benefit: Lincoln High Athletics and ...

Letter to Editor: Let's preserve our 'hard rock' history

I strongly agree with Carol Ellis’s comments in the (Aug. 23) Placer Herald regarding Rocklin’s forgotten/hidden history/heritage. I have lived here for 10 years and, except fo ...

The challenges and charm of Catta Verdera

Catta Verdera Country Club’s clubhouse sets against a backdrop of oak trees and sloping greens; its architecture inspired by the missions of California’s coastline. Behind it ...

Delano's Quarry one of most successful

According to state records, Rocklin was the principal granite producing point in the Sacramento Valley during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Rocklin?s largest and most ...

Rocklin's legacy is built with granite

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a three-part series on the industry that put Rocklin on the map. Downtown Rocklin is built astride a 100-square-mile belt of high quality a ...

Quarryman's daughter shares rich history

Editor's note: This story is based on an interview of Ilona Osella by Alfred Corral. Rocklin?s granite industry flourished in late 19th and early 20th centuries. But competiti ...

Rocklin's granite history featured in television program to air Nov. 11

The city of Rocklin stars in a PBS television broadcast about the history of the granite industry. A Sierra College television production entitled “Tales of the Sierra Nevada: G ...

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, ...