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City payouts top $420,880

By Jon Brines Placer Herald Correspondent As the city of Rocklin draws nearly $500,000 from its reserves to balance the budget in fiscal year 2011, it also paid out $420,880 in b ...

Urrutia receives $159,452 in unused vacation, sick leave

Outgoing Rocklin City Manager Carlos Urrutia got a big payout last year. As the highest paid employee, his gross salary was $385,691, according to city documents. While his bas ...

Coolin' it in the Sierra Buttes

Get away from the intense Sacramento area heat for a few days in the 4,200 elevation in the lovely mountain town of Sierra City just about two and a half hours away off of I-80 to ...

Escape city bustle with trek to Sierra City

Calm instantly creeps in as you enter Herrington’s Sierra Pines resort. Just a two-hour drive from Rocklin, passing charming small Northern California towns with populations of ...