safety

Oak Ridge defense outlasts Rocklin defense in win

ROCKLIN _ It was a battle in the trenches with neither team wanting to budge but the slip factor went in Oak Ridge’s favor as they got past Rocklin 16-7 in a non-league battle at ...

Local trap club qualifies for U.S. Youth Clay Shooting Championships

Located about 10 miles northeast of Lincoln just across the Sutter County Line is Coon Creek Trap and Skeet Club where 21 young, local athletes are not only learning the discipline ...

Is that really a police officer behind you?

If you drive in Rocklin, you have certainly seen our police officers making traffic enforcement contacts all over town. On any given day, our officers “pull over” dozens of mo ...

Life after left turns

The statistics are out there. According to AAA, senior drivers are the fastest-growing segment of the population and, other than teenagers, the most likely to be killed while beh ...

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 ...

Rocklin Police fingerprint 60,000 kids

The Rocklin Police Department has fingerprinted 600,000 fingers through their children’s identification kits. Eight-year-old Claire Ross was the 60,000th child to be fingerprin ...

Be alert and have safety in mind the next time you go for a run

Although it did not happen in our community, the recent attack of 17 year old Chelsea King in the San Diego area emphasizes the importance of exercising common sense when it comes ...

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 ...

Driving has become more treacherous than ever for teens

The recent loss of three young lives in an accident on Salmon Falls Road reminds us of a risk teenage drivers face when they get behind the wheel. And with the winter season in fu ...

Firefighters: Cuts could put public at risk

Rocklin’s Firefighters Union and some citizens are concerned continued cost-saving measures are putting the city’s public safety at risk. The city recently directed the Rockl ...

Rocklin takes to the streets for National Night Out

Rocklin residents gathered in the streets to celebrate National Night Out locally. Tuesday night, approximately 22 neighborhoods formed block parties, gatherings and barbecues an ...

Passion for fireworks burns bright

For more photos: Having a bang-up Fourth of July With our country’s birthday just days away, now’s the time to stock up on poppers, sparklers and screaming Piccolo Pe ...

Ski Report: Driving with caution in snowy conditions

Even for the most experienced drivers, a trip into the mountains can be a treacherous journey, certainly nothing that should be taken for granted. Driving carelessly in bad weather ...