The City of Rocklin was incorporated on February 24, 1893, becoming the 95th city established in California. 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 our community.
We are proud to look back on our history and see how far this City has come.
Step into the rhythm of community spirit at Evenings in the Park – where the parks come alive with music, laughter, and boundless joy! Get ready for an unforgettable evening under the open sky, filled with the pulse of local talent, enticing aromas from food trucks, and the vibrant energy of artisan vendors showcasing their finest crafts.
Immerse yourself in the magic of interactive art activities, where creativity knows no bounds, while the little ones bounce to their heart’s content in our delightful bounce houses. And as the sun sets, gather with friends, family, and neighbors for a cinematic experience like no other – a free movie under the stars, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Matthew McOmber was unanimously appointed to the position of
Rocklin City Attorney at the January 9, 2024 City Council
meeting. His official start day with the City of Rocklin was
Monday, February 5.
Mr. McOmber has extensive experience in public agency law having
served in the Shasta County Counsel’s Office for more than
10-years where he served in various roles including Interim
County Counsel and Assistant County Counsel.
An atmospheric river storm impacted much of California today, and
local impacts include downed trees and extensive power
outages. As of Sunday, 2230, utility providers report
55,383 customers (i.e., service connections) without power.
The National Weather Service reports that the strong wind gusts
will continue through Monday morning with rain forecasted
through the week.
The Rocklin Arts Commission is undergoing a community engagement
and planning process to understand how best to meet the needs of
our community and create a positive impact through the Arts. The
Commission is conducting a survey to measure community
engagement with different types of art in Rocklin.
By completing this survey, the Commission will be able to review
the results and focus on events, services and programs that
residents want to see and be a part of.
Rocklin City Council was given a special presentation regarding
the Build Up Rocklin program.
In February 2022, Council approved over $3 million dollars for
community support programs. These included grants for small
businesses and nonprofits, mental health assistance, and the
Build Up Rocklin program.
During the December 12 Rocklin City Council meeting, Council
appointed councilmember Greg Janda as Mayor and councilmember
Jill Gayaldo as Vice-Mayor.
Greg Janda was elected to the Rocklin City Council in 2012
and previously served as Mayor in 2020 and 2016. He has been
an active community volunteer, serving at various Chamber events:
Scramble for Scholars, Hot Chili & Cool Cars, the Feed My
Starving Children Mobile Pack, at his local church and with his
children’s school and sports teams.
The City of Rocklin public offices will be closed from Monday,
December 25, 2023, through Monday, January 1, 2024, as the
City conducts its annual holiday furlough. Emergency
services will continue to be provided at full staffing levels.
Rocklin is home to hundreds of local and small businesses, each
of which provides unique products and services that make this
City so unique. From family-owned boutiques and restaurants to
local diners and mom-and-pop shops, Rocklin’s businesses help lay
the foundation for City commerce and tourism.
This holiday season, be sure to Choose Rocklin businesses and
support local. These owners and employees work day and night to
provide residents with a unique and personable experience you
just can’t get shopping online.
City Of Rocklin Delivers Several Exciting
Mayor Broadway delivered a
proclamation recognizing November 25, 2023 as Small
“Small Businesses are the heartbeat of our community,” Broadway
stated, ”They keep us growing and moving forward and this is
an opportunity for us to be able to recognize that with this day.
We urge the residents of our community to support small
businesses and merchants on Small Business Saturday and ‘Choose
Rocklin’ throughout the year.”
The Wall of Recognition, initially dedicated on the 125th
anniversary of Rocklin’s incorporation, was created to recognize
and permanently commemorate persons, families, business entities,
and community groups making significant contributions to the
On Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Rocklin Police Department and multiple agencies across western Placer County will help the public prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted medications.
City Council recognized the efforts and accomplishments of this
year’s Summer Civic Career Program (SCCP), participant’s.
This program introduces high school students to some of the
behind-the-scenes roles that help the City function and
highlights some of the more visible roles, like firefighter,
police officer, and building inspector. Fifteen applicants were
split into two teams and spent a minimum of four hours with each
department in the City.
Newly Appointed Board & Commission Members Sworn
At the August 8, 2023 City Council meeting, Haley Reid, Acting
City Clerk, swore in two newly appointed commission members.
Jarod Thomas was sworn in as the newest Planning
Commissioner, filing an unexpected vacancy, which will expire
June 30, 2026.