Letters to the Editor

Another View: Obama Care is a fitting challenge, a necessary change

I am, admittedly, a newcomer to the healthcare field. Furthermore, each of us has our own background – family values, politicized upbringings and cultural and geographical va ...

Letters: Rocklin’s ‘Bad Fit’ development is back

The 'bad fit' apartment project proposed for the southeast corner of Rocklin Road and Sierra College Boulevard has returned. Unfortunately, it’s the same project invo ...

Letter: Give me a break on marijuana bashing

I'm writing in regard to the letter demonizing marijuana, from Roger Morgan, Lincoln, in the March 17 edition of the Placer Herald. I'm not an expert on marijuana,, but wh ...

Letters: Blame Prop. 47, Realignment

I agree that Realignment and Prop. 47 are largely responsible for our state’s recent spike in crime. From their inception, I (and I am sure others as well) rejected both as d ...

Letters: Today’s ‘super marijuana’ is not 60s reefer

Today’s highly potent marijuana is causing irreparable harm to the brains of our youth, and causing irreparable ecological damage to our natural resources.  If it doesn& ...

Letters: Why we need John Kasich

The latest juvenile machinations by “The Donald” are a direct reflection of the Tea Party’s influence and infection of the Republican Mother Ship. This ultra-cons ...

Letters: Rocklin cuts too many trees

Roger Smith recently agreed with an editorial about new development and chastised Rocklin for the destruction of old growth trees. I agree 100 percent. When my husband and I moved ...

Another View: FBI crime stats show ‘the Experiment’ has failed

When Realignment was introduced, it was described as one of the “great experiments in American incarceration policy.” Unfortunately, the guinea pigs in this experiment ...

Another View: If you’re not voting for Sanders, who can trust you?

When Bernie Sanders says healthcare should be a right for all people, he’s essentially demonstrating a general concern for the health and well being of all citizens in this c ...

Letters: Rocklin wastes money on pet registration

Many believe that registering your dog with the city is a guarantee that your pet will be returned to you should they become lost. According to Placer County’s website, licen ...

Letters: Rocklin fails on more than hospital planning

Kudos to the “Another View” article by Joe Patterson concerning the City of Rocklin’s policies and processes for reviewing and vetting new developments. The poor ...

Another View: Scrapped Plans for psyche hospital expose big weakness in Rocklin process

Now that Universal Health Services – the company behind the proposal to put a 100-plus bed lockdown psych facility across the street from Whitney High School – has with ...

Another View: Rocklin City Council stepped up when it mattered, and books still matter

It has been five years since the Rocklin Library on Granite Drive opened its doors to the Rocklin community. It took the Rocklin Friends of the Library 10 years to save $160,000 to ...

Reader input: Gov. Brown’s sister and the big gas leak

News: Information and/or a factual report about something that has happened recently. Where is the outrage in the media about Southern California Gas Company leak? There are head ...

Another View: The memories behind a Rocklin firefighter

Ask any firefighter about “the call” — or main memory — they carry around. You won’t have to wait long for an answer; we all seem to have one. I firs ...