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Rocklin Chronicles

5 YEARS AGO Oct. 12, 2005: Fallen officer mourned. Redding earned medal for saving Rocklin man’s life – Like many police officers, Matthew Redding’s goal on the job was to s ...

Rocklin Chronicles

5 YEARS AGO Oct. 5, 2005: Rocklin welcomes new school. Family on hand as Whitney High dedicated – Nearly 500 guests at the $82 million Whitney High School were introduced to fam ...

Rocklin Chronicles

5 YEARS AGO Sept. 21, 2005: Making the Move Historic St. Mary’s finds a new home in Heritage Park – It was a short move, the length of three football fields up the road. Howe ...

Rocklin Chronicles: Sept. 9 issue

15 YEARS AGO Sept. 12, 1995: School Board meeting focuses on nurses’ time, 3Rs program – While Wednesday’s meeting of the Rocklin Unified School District Board of Trustees i ...

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5 YEARS AGO Aug. 31, 2005: Possible bond stirs up debate at Sierra College. Trustees say idea currently just being explored – The details of a possible Sierra College bond measu ...

Farren on board with sculpting history

Now that Gerry Farren has retired from teaching, he can finally start learning. Specifically, he’s read up on Rocklin and sculpting techniques to produce “On Time,” a railr ...

Preserve City Hall building

It’s a shame that council members don’t have the vision to preserve that nearly 100-year-old building for future generations (Placer Herald, Aug. 19; “No museum at City Hall ...

Rocklin Chronicles: Aug. 19 issue

5 YEARS AGO Aug. 17, 2005: Whitney High opens its doors. Teachers prepare for first days at new school – Although students are still a few days away from their first day at the ...

No museum at City Hall — at least for now

It’s no secret that Rocklin’s granite City Hall is very old. In fact, it is 98 years young and still in operation, serving as the offices for the city manager, clerk and atto ...

Rocklin Chronicles

15 YEARS AGO August 15, 1995: Council gives OK to Collet Plan, closer city/school relations sought. The Rocklin City Council met Aug. 8 to approve the Collet permit extension and ...

Rocklin Chronicles

5 YEARS AGO Aug. 3, 2005: Rocklin crime up 19 percent. Violent crimes show slight drop in 2004 – Rocklin increased 19 percent overall, 6 percent per capita, in 2004 according to ...

Rocklin Chronicles

5 YEARS AGO Aug. 3, 2005: Rocklin crime up 19 percent. Violent crimes show slight drop in 2004 – Rocklin crime increased 19 percent overall, 6 per capita, in 2004 according to a ...

Rocklin Chronicles

5 YEARS AGO July 20, 2005: St. Mary’s on the move — Rocklin’s Front Street Historical Committee has saved Rocklin’s oldest public building from demolition. On Thursday, t ...

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5 YEARS AGO July 13, 2005: Rocklin Man found dead in Granite Bay – Deputies suspect foul play in death of 23-year-old. Every summer, the watermelon and cantaloupe that grow in ...

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5 YEARS AGO July 6, 2005: Schools head under fire for raise — Superintendent’s salary would increase to $153,850. As area school boards lay off teachers, discuss school closur ...