Letters to the Editor

Letters: Time to protect Rocklin’s trees

Think mature oaks are protected in Rocklin? Forget it. Even though Rocklin’s Oak Tree Preservation Guidelines classify oaks as “protected” trees, they’re d ...

Letters: Food is intended for the needy, not the greedy

With the holiday season upon us, we wish to remind people that it is a time of giving and helping those who are less fortunate. Unfortunately, at a recent event we attended, we ov ...

Letters: If NOR CAL seceded

Once upon a time, forested counties of Northern California seceded to form the state of Jefferson. They were tired of sending southward all their water, made precious by drought. T ...

Letters: Who actually represents the tax payers?

Can someone please explain why, when a city or state is in a financial shortfall, we, the taxpayers, continue to pay ridiculously overpriced pensions and medical coverage to city a ...

Letters: An important new voice emerges

I rarely find time to comment on particular writings, even if I find them interesting. However, I could not let this go by: Absolute bravo to Jason Smith for writing a magnificent ...

Letters: Blame game over tragedy was low indeed

In response to the letter “Who’s to blame,” published in the Comment Section of the Placer County Herald on Oct. 30 and written by Jerry Johnson, it would like to ...

Another View: Tele-distraction means a world that’s tele-stupid

Over on Sierra College Boulevard, I witnessed an auto accident caused by a tele-distracted driver drifting into a stopped car. Our tele-distracted citizens are suffering more and ...

Letters: In terrible times, vigilantism still wrong

We experienced some tense hours last week. The killing of two officers made my heart break for them and their families. Hopefully, justice will be served and the perpetrators wi ...

Letters: Who’s to blame for the pain?

Who's to blame? Who do we blame for two dead Sheriff's Deputies another wounded and a wounded citizen. Clearly the shooter. But it goes way beyond that. Why was he able to ...

Letters: Outraged by the violence, tragedy

Today, when two law enforcement officers have been slaughtered by a man who has (reportedly) been deported twice for drug-related crimes, my outrage has boiled over. Mexico wouldn ...