Letters to the Editor

Letters: Too much speeding in Rocklin

I've been wanting to send this to the Placer herald for a longtime and after sitting in our backyard during the day and evening with the wonderful weather we've had this pa ...

Letters: Did my eyes deceive me, Rocklin?

The recent rain in Northern California came as a blessing, however we are still in a severe drought that requires us all to be mindful of our water usage. That’s why I was st ...

Letters: Rocklin or ‘Wreckland’ ?

The Rocklin City Council just doomed yet another beautiful oak woodland to complete and permanent destruction. By a unanimous vote, the City Council overturned their Planning Commi ...

Letters: I Support Gibson’s plans for golf course

I bought my house on Union Street because I could look out on a large, well-kept field of green by the creek on the 15th fairway. I do not want to see my property values hit becaus ...

Another View: PFC looks to help on homeless problem

Regardless of political stripe or where they live in the county, many Placer County residents list the homelessness situation here as a major concern. Despite the good works of man ...

Letters: Rocklin council's ‘ugly’ legacy

Needless to say, my wife and I are very disappointed by the approval from the Rocklin City Council of those apartments at the intersection of Sierra College Boulevard and Rocklin R ...

Letters: Rocklin council’s greed, betrayal

I wonder what California's magnificent coast and Redwood forests would look like if Rocklin's City Council had been the decision-makers in charge of their fates? Thankfully ...

Letters: Faith lost in Rocklin City Council

I have been a Rocklin resident and business owner for the past 10 years. My family members are also longtime Rocklin residents. One of my daughters has taught in Rocklin for over 1 ...

Letters: More apartments means more money

As a long-time Rocklin resident living in a neighborhood near the proposed Sierra Gateway development, I would like to voice my support of the project. This project will bring qual ...

Letters: Rocklin, the land of "sell outs"

I am a Rocklin resident for 17 years. I am writing with serious concerns regarding a proposal to build a three story, 200-unit apartment building on the corner of Rocklin Road and ...

Another View; A Thriving Community is Built on A Thriving Economy

A thriving community is built on a thriving local economy. But in order to prosper, a city needs growth in all sectors – business, retail, employment and residential.  T ...

Letters: The truth about Rocklin open space fight

Gil Barton’s Placer Herald opinion piece on Charlie Gibson falls far short on accuracy. He stated that Charlie Gibson sat quietly at the Friends of Rocklin Open Space Organiz ...

Another View: Placer County does need to worry about gang activity

Of the seven recognized gangs in California, Norteños and Sureños are the two present in Placer County.  Norteños and Soreños are warring gangs. Ea ...

Another View: Land use controversy…there is a standard procedure

Land use decision-making is admittedly volatile: developers want entitlements, environmentalists want growth management, and neighborhood organizations want a say in the approval p ...

Letters: Rocklin leaders weak on open space

The recent article titled “Don’t forget Rocklin Property Owners have rights too” is correct by stating that property owners have the right to apply for rezoning o ...