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Local Northern California news. Covering Roseville, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe, Rocklin, Lincoln, Folsom, Auburn, Placer County and all the other cool places through which we adventure.

Rocklin: Prosperous and Growing in the 19th Century

In February 1893, Rocklin’s population was expanding, its industrial base was solid and business was booming, so its electorate approved a ballot proposal to incorporated as a city.

Nisenan, Rocklin’s Earliest Culture

They built their villages on low rises along Rocklin’s streams, hunted game animals in Rocklin’s hills and meadows and gathered fruits, nuts, seeds and roots here for 2000 years before European explorers

Introduction to Rocklin History Series

Recent archeological evidence indicates earliest human habitation of the Rocklin area at about 7,000 years ago.