125th Anniversary News and Articles

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125th Anniversary News

Read articles related to Rocklin's 125th Anniversary celebration.

Read articles related to Rocklin’s 125th Anniversary celebration.

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Rocklin Police Department Unveils 125th Anniversary Badge

The Rocklin Police Department’s is celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the City of Rocklin with a commemorative badge that represents a melding of new and old.

The outer portion of the badge is a gold colored seven point star, with a silver colored circle and five point star in the middle. The five point star is reminiscent of the Sam Renaldi commemorative badge of 2014 and symbolizes the first Marshal of Rocklin.

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Community Groups to Parade May 12 in Celebration of Rocklin’s 125th Anniversary

A parade celebrating what has made the City of Rocklin a great place to live, work and play through the last 125 years will be held on Saturday, May 12, in the Historic Front Street area.  The City of Rocklin and the Kiwanis Club of Rocklin have partnered to bring this march through the streets to life. Join the festivities by entering your community group, your work group, or your fun group in the parade. Share what it is that makes Rocklin great for you.

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Rocklin then and Now – 125th Anniversary Tribute Video

Rocklin then and Now – 125th Anniversary Tribute Video

Rocklin has a rich history and is primed for continued success. The future is bright thanks to the businesses, organizations and residents that make up the community! This video debuted at the State of the City of Rocklin on March 9 and celebrates Rocklin’s 125th Anniversary.

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Remembering Rocklin Hose Company No. 1

Thank you to Gary Day for authoring this article and to the Rocklin Historical Society for their efforts to celebrate Rocklin’s 125th Anniversary.

By Gary Day

In the early 1890s, demand for Rocklin’s light-gray granite building stone grew steadily and Rocklin’s quarries were at peak activity. Rocklin’s railroad roundhouse employed 300 people and businesses flourished along Granite Avenue (now Rocklin Road), Front Street and Railroad Avenue.

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Rocklin honors local organizations with Business Legacy Awards

The City of Rocklin honored the Ruhkala Granite and Marble Company, Inc. and Sierra College with 125th Anniversary Business Legacy Awards on January 18.

The Business Legacy Awards were created as part of Rocklin’s year-long 125th anniversary celebration and honor local organizations that have made significant contributions to the success of the City’s economy in the past and present, as well as affecting the future.