holidays

Holiday season is time for giving

One of the fun things about being part of a newspaper is we’re first in on information related to the community. We’re the outlet people use to let residents know about an upco ...

Star-ting a new tradition

Front Street will glow this weekend as Santa makes a visit to Rocklin for the Old Town Rocklin Tree Lighting. The hope is for this first-time event to become a holiday tradition wi ...

Businesses play Santa for community

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a scrooge-like business in the county this holiday season. Many local companies are taking part in holiday giving programs that benefit the less ...

Santa to tour Rocklin on his fire engine sleigh

Once again this year Santa Claus has requested the assistance of the Rocklin firefighters in escorting him through the local non-gated neighborhoods of Rocklin to visit children of ...

Help a child - donate a gift to city’s Giving Tree

The 19th annual Rocklin Community Giving Tree program is underway. The city of Rocklin Giving Tree benefits the Placer Children’s Emergency Shelter and other less fortunate chil ...

City holds holiday furloughs

The City of Rocklin public offices will be closed from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2, 2011, as the City conducts its 14th annual holiday furlough. Emergency services will continue to be p ...

Christmas tree drop-off spots in Rocklin

Rocklin residents are invited to drop off undecorated Christmas trees at one of two convenient locations in Rocklin through Jan. 8, 2010. Trees will be accepted at Twin Oaks Commu ...

Keep your children safe this holiday season

The holidays are a joyous time of year for many families. Kids love the magic of the season, especially the presents, decorations and treats. But some toys can be dangerous, especi ...

Students make the season bright for local seniors

The holiday time is said to be a time of peace, affection and goodwill to all. Last week, Rocklin sixth-graders at Cobblestone Elementary used a field trip assignment to do just th ...

Holiday basket program donations stay strong

The offices of the Rocklin Fire Station are littered with goodwill. “There are baby dolls, basketballs and big stuffed dogs,” said Fire Chief Bill Mikesell. Community leade ...

Adding value all season long

One of my favorite Christmas traditions involves a spirited white elephant gift exchange. The best parties involve good friends, much laughter and the ability to trade or guard the ...

Kids Helping Kids leaves lasting impact for students

How much food does it take to feed a child breakfast and lunch for two weeks? That’s a question Debby Dillon of Rocklin has been getting students at Cobblestone Elementary to t ...

Santa Claus makes pre-Christmas stops in Rocklin

Santa Claus is making his way through Rocklin with lots of pre-Christmas opportunities to tell Santa what you want for Christmas. Mark your calendars for three chances to see Jolly ...

Santa Claws makes visit to Placer SPCA

Santa Claws will soon be making a very special trip this holiday season to the Placer SPCA. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 7 and 8 Santa Claws will be on hand to ...

Rotary gives big during holidays

When the Rotary Club of South Placer prepared for their annual Christmas basket drive, their first stop was Antelope Creek. “We asked for 30 families,” Rocklin Fire Chief and ...