Letters to the Editor

Letters: Elite control elections

I am deeply troubled by the lack of democracy in our elections due to the unlimited and undisclosed money being allowed to pour into candidates’ campaigns. Winners no longer ...

Letters: The devil is in the detail for supes

The Placer County Board of Supervisors are attempting to deceive the voters to give them a huge pay increase. They have placed on the November ballot Measure B, which would raise t ...

Letters: Supes' greed prevails

Greed prevails. In 1991, over 13,000 Placer County residents signed petitions to stop runaway Placer County supervisors’ salaries.  Here we are 23 years later with the s ...

Letters: Giving supes this pay hike is unreasonable

Measure B on the November ballot would raise the base pay for County Supervisors from $30,000/year to just over $70,000 per year and automatically increase their annual pay to that ...

Letters: Don’t be fooled by Prop. 47

Don’t let the name fool you; there is nothing safe about Proposition 47, also known as the “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act.” In truth, Proposition 47 is a da ...

Letters: McClintock’s views shocking

Recently I was one of a few people to attend a town hall meeting with Congressman Tom McClintock at the Del Webb Community Center.   At that meeting, he informed th ...

Letters: Try thinking outside the box on open space

To the Rocklin City Council members, I am writing as a concerned citizen and 50-year Rocklin resident. I have been following the developments in my neighborhood regarding the Rockl ...

Letters: Sorry, still sick of cyclists

I'm referring to (recent letters defending cyclists). I have so many times attempted to write in about this matter but thought better of it. After my experience on Sa ...

Letters: Don’t dump the baby with the bath water

Jason Smith's investigative report, "The broken cure," is enlightening. I only hope readers will not interpret any perception of temporary problems with the CURES sy ...

Letters: Enough bashing cyclists

I was shocked by the narrow-minded ignorance of Tina Pourfathi’s criticism of cyclists in the Sept 4 letter.  Just how do they “pose a danger to the citizens who l ...