Rocklin City Council

City mulls its efforts to save historic quarry

The public saga over the historic Big Gun Quarry may be turning a corner. City officials are indicating they’re now thinking about saving the quarry from the state mandated sale ...

Eight in race for city council

The number of officially qualified candidates for Rocklin City Council has grown to eight with the recent filing of incumbent City Council member George Magnuson. With three counc ...

Dan DeFoe running for one of three seats on the council

Sierra College Professor Dan DeFoe has announced plans to run for one of the three City Council seats up for election on the Nov. 6 ballot ?I tend to be a bridge builder. I like co ...

Greg Janda announces plan to run for City Council again

Nearly two years after Greg Janda finished third in the Rocklin City Council race, he’s throwing his hat into the ring once again. “When I ran last time, it wasn’t a short t ...

Storey giving up council seat; Butler plans to run

During last Friday’s State of the City event, Mayor Brett Storey announced he was not seeking a fourth term as a Rocklin City Council member. “I’m retiring from city counci ...

City votes to landscape Heritage Park

A measure to upgrade a vacant lot on Front Street and Rocklin Road drew debate between Rocklin City Council members and critics of the city’s oak tree preservation policies. Th ...

Rocklin OKs destruction of quarry shed

Despite concerned citizens’ pleas, a possible philanthropic donor willing to assist as well as a threat to bring it to a referendum, Rocklin City Council members voted unanimousl ...

Letter to editor: Council's decision unfortunate

It is unfortunate that City Council members did not allow a one-year delay in demolishing the sheds at Big Gun Quarry as the citizens of Rocklin requested. The council shows litt ...

City takes aim at public input

The city of Rocklin is moving forward on a series of proposed ordinances that could reduce or eliminate public hearings and notices in some key processes. The Rocklin Planning Com ...

Council member says city violates Brown Act

Rocklin City Council member Peter Hill said at last week’s council meeting that he was upset to learn a proposed Voluntary Separation Program had been offered to city employees w ...

Council approves hiring of police officer

Rocklin City Council members voted 4-1 last week to fill a vacancy at the Rocklin Police Department. “This is not a new position,” Police Chief Ron Lawrence told the council ...

Boy and his dog inspire Rocklin City Council

Eleven-year-old Garrett Ruslin has fallen in love with Leah, his family’s two-year-old, six pound Chihuahua. “I think she is really funny and cute,” Garrett said. Now Garre ...

State hits up city for more money

Rocklin’s budget may be balanced, but not for long. Just weeks after the city council approved a $38.6-million operating budget for the next fiscal year, the state’s new budge ...

Rocklin joins arena task force team

Two community leaders from Rocklin are now officially members of the newly publicized regional task force to campaign for a new downtown Sacramento arena. The group, called “He ...

City OK's Rocklin Crossing project

The deal has been nine years in the making, but the Rocklin City Council finally approved plans for the Rocklin Crossing retail project on land next to the Interstate 80 and Sierra ...