Letters to the Editor

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 ...

Rocklin property owners have rights too

I know I live in America. I know this because Mr. Geremia was to allowed freely to express his views regarding the Sunset Whitney Golf Course. - views that are one sided at best. ...

Letters: Gibson has made Rocklin’s golf course better

I moved to Rocklin in 1995 specifically to join Sunset Whitney Country Club; my home abuts the 11th fairway. Membership was $17,500. I believe they comp'd the 49'rs. But th ...

Letters: Thanks Rocklin, for ruining Lincoln

The city of Rocklin has started the construction of the new Highway 65/Whitney Ranch Parkway Interchange. Putting aside every consideration on the supplemental strain the developme ...

Letters: Sneeze gently near auto toilet

I echo Mary Lambeth’s complaint about the unnecessary flushes by auto tiolets. I’ve also found that auto toilets and extremely small stalls (where you have to straddle ...

Letters: Auto flushes just wasteful

I’ve been taking a class at Sierra College. They use those auto flush toilets in the bathrooms. In previous years, I’ve had no issues with these toilets. However, in ...

Letters: Plight of libraries tied to policy

As a former member of the Placer County Library Advisory Board, I recall these same discussions. It is when the state decided to take property tax money designated for libraries in ...

Repeal Prop. 47 now

As I sit here with my morning coffee, I am very distressed to see that most articles related to local crime show that these crimes are committed by transients. So, all the garbage ...

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 ...

Letters: Rejection of destructive project in Rocklin just the beginning

Last week's Placer Herald article by Andrew Westrope called attention to the ill-conceived large apartment complex proposed for the southeast corner of Sierra College Bpilevard ...

Letters: Los Cerros will be good for Rocklin

From time to time, proposed developments come before our city leaders, often with some criticism. The proposed Los Cerros development off Hillside Drive is one that is worthy of s ...