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Barry headed to New Mexico State

Highly recruited basketball star Remi Barry told the Auburn Journal Tuesday he has committed to New Mexico State University. The 6-7, 200 pound forward from France graduated from ...

New bill targets pension spiking, double dipping

On May 27 the California Senate Appropriations Committee is expected to hear a bi-partisan bill seeking to combat pension spiking and double dipping by employees in the California ...

Rocklin endorses ballot measure to stop state from taking local funds

As Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger unveils his new budget, Rocklin officials showed their support for a campaign to get a measure on the November 2010 ballot that would bar the state fr ...

Do you know where your money is?

How would you feel if you found the state owed you money? Auburn resident Karen Thompson, a single mother of two, said it felt pretty good to realize $113 that she was unaware of ...

Polaske cheers on son’s dream season

Living the dream.No words could possibly ring truer than these words for Neal Polaske, a counselor at Placer High School. Polaske’s son, Scott, plays safety on the Rocklin Hi ...

One step from state?

Del Oro High will be playing for its seventh section title since 1989. Rocklin High, opened in 1993, is still searching for its first. But both teams will battle for an honor even ...

Rocklin sells property taxes to investors

In an effort to avoid a potential headache from the state of California’s new budget, the city of Rocklin has joined other cities and counties and sold their property taxes as a ...

State: Hey Rocklin, can we get a loan?

The failure of the statewide ballot initiatives designed to shore up the estimated $23.4 billion state budget deficit is now putting the city of Rocklin between a rock and a hard p ...

Placer County costs add up for new flu response

The new H1N1 flu virus has cost Placer County $116,000, but there’s the possibility that health officials could be sending the bill to the federal government. Dr. Richard Burton ...

Rocklin can't catch Eisenhower in state title game

Rocklin High coach Steve Taylor didn’t want to leave Arco Arena late Friday night. The game had been over for about 45 minutes but he was in no hurry to go anywhere. No rush to ...

Update: WSCA receives approval at state level

Even though Western Sierra Collegiate Academy charter school was approved last Thursday at the state level, the debate about the future of the proposed school continues for many Ro ...

Cuts could chop Placer County Sheriff’s new helicopter

Grounding the Sheriff’s Department new helicopter, further depleting reserves, and tightening take-home-vehicle policies for law enforcement are among the new options on the tabl ...

Thumbs down on state septic-system inspection plan: Placer County Water Agency

The Placer County Water Agency is weighing in against new septic system rules being considered by the state Water Quality Control Board that have rankled rural residents around the ...