Letters to the Editor

Letters: No need for PC news

News line: Terrorists attack French Newspaper in Paris. IC: Say it with me "Islamic Terrorists", that wasn't so hard was it? Government "officials" tap da ...

Letters: 'The Lorax' in Rocklin, who cares?

Do Rocklin residents care?   Do the residents of Rocklin know or care that a new residential development of 340 residential units is coming to their city? Called Ga ...

Letters: I am NOT Charile Hebdo

I have the deepest sympathy for the people of France for the trauma of the Charlie Hebdo attack ... and I have the utmost respect for the concept of freedom of expression, having t ...

Letters: Plant-saving out of fashion in Rocklin?

What happened to the waste paper collection trailer/dumpster that used to be parked across from Rocklin’s Johnson Springview Park on the corner of 5th Ave and 3rd Ave? I know ...

Letters: Placer supes would sell their mothers

Shame on our supervisors, four of them at least, who would obviously sell their mothers for a tax dollar to protect a great community resource. Cheers to Scott Holbrook who broug ...

Letters: We can coexist with native wildlife

I read an article recently and was concerned about the difference in the information that was reported, apparently, from (Fish and Wildlife Information Officer) Janice Mackey re ...

Letters: This Rocklin resident cares about the theater

As a longtime resident of Placer County and a former (still honorary) resident of Auburn, I found the County's decision to tear down DeWitt Theater extremely disappointing and ...

Letters: Rocklin city workers deserve a round of applause

Have you noticed something different around Rocklin? Our city maintenance crews have been hard at work changing out grass for water saving plants, tan bark and switching out old sp ...

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 ...