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Another View: Business Corner: The Mission of the Vision part I

When used correctly, mission statements and visions statements are powerful business tools. These statements are often at the center of your company culture, and strategic decision ...

Another View: Leaders should be transparent in the role they played in golf course controversy

Our organization (Friends of Rocklin Open Space) appreciates much of the good work the city has performed in managing and developing the City of Rocklin. However, the manageme ...

Another View: Rocklin should care about the future of Loomis

The frenzied construction at Rocklin’s new Commons and The Crossing portends a 21st Century shopping experience; but only one mile away lays the town of Loomis, a place where ...

Another View: Saving Placer’s library system – our vision for the future

I hope that many of you reading this have had the opportunity to visit a Placer County Library recently to borrow a book, DVD, book on CD, music CD, use a computer, attend a progra ...

Wildlife Neighbors

A bird with the will to live    - a true story A male Black-headed Grosbeak, cracking sunflower seeds at a backyard feeder, was knocked to the ground by a haw ...

Another View: Rocklin’s youth drinking ordinance is deceptive, dishonest

I read the article and was quite surprised to discover that the City Council of Rocklin was passing a stealth tax, while placing the lives of its citizens at risk. Upon review of ...

Another View: A third open letter to Lifetouch School Portraits

Dear Lifetouch School Portraits, I wrote you two previous letters back in March of last year, and I’m not totally sure if your corporate office got them or not. The gist of ...

Another View: Of Slingshots, deer and roses

On the floor of Rocklin’s Clover Valley, amongst the ancient valley oaks and grinding rocks, the deer frolic. It’s not only the deer. The coyotes, fox, quail, turkeys, ...

Another View: Despite hot-button nature, feminism has its supporters at Rocklin High

Recently women have taken a stand on the inequality of gender-based issues, some even going on strikes and quitting their jobs to pursue what they believe in — fair treatment ...

Another View: Given national headlines, it’s time to thank Rocklin PD

We drive out of Rocklin to work. We drive home to Rocklin to enjoy our families and neighborhoods. Oh, it’s so easy to take for granted the community we live it. Don’t ...

Another View: Parental guidance suggested

My wife and I are experiencing some parenting challenges lately. Not the standard kind of challenges involving the kids being unruly, but the really annoying kind where we are find ...

Taking on the Resolution Run 2015

New Years Day has always been the start of new beginnings and unbroken resolutions. I decided to begin mine at the Auburn Overlook competing in the Resolution Run for 2015. I am s ...

Another View: The Bat Rays and the Bees

We went to the Monterey Bay Aquarium this past weekend.  We saw trained sea otters perform amazing tricks like swimming in circles and eating fish. We saw huge bluefin tuna sw ...

Sports reaveal more than athletic ability

We often have to endure the slings and arrows of what is wrong with us without balancing it with what is good, as well. Case in point was the broken leg suffered by Rocklin High f ...

Another View: Putting pen to paper does not make you a writer - it makes you a primate

I’m not exactly sure when it happened, but at some point we lost our way. Maybe it was when we got trophies despite getting beaten on the field, or maybe it was the time that ...