Letters to the Editor

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 ...

Another View: ‘America Gives More Act’ can make a difference

In July the U.S. House of Representatives approved the America Gives More Act (HR 4719), legislation that makes charitable giving incentives such as tax deductions permanent and re ...

Letters: More tax breaks for the rich

In case anyone missed the announcement from the Federal Reserve a few days ago, the rich once again got rich and the poor got poorer. The median income of the top 10 percent i ...

Letters: Most bicyclists don’t follow the rules

I am so glad you printed the letter (“Cycle Away — forever!”). It’s a very touchy subject because I admire the bicyclists for their dedication to fitness an ...

Letters: Cycle away - forever!

The bicyclists that come from out of town to ride the country back roads of Penryn, Ophir and Newcastle are posing a danger to the citizens that live here. I just unfortunately had ...

Letters: Only people who are trash leave trash

There're so many issues to write about, local issues, state issues, global issues, so much.  But I am going to talk about something that has been driving me crazy for many ...

Letters: Supes should like it or leave it

Just wondering if someone could explain why our County Supervisor Jim Holmes calls the salary that the Placer County Supervisors receive "almost embrassing" and yet Mr. H ...

Another View: Saving water is easy - kick bad habits

My water usage for the last three-month cycle was down 47 percent compared to last year’s same period. The prior cycle I cut the flow by 30 percent. Was it difficult? Not at ...

Reader input: Placer Herald guest column advocates theft

Last week I was distressed to read the article in which Placer Herald’s guest columnist advocated pillaging (stealing) granite fence posts – icons of the Rocklin commun ...

Another View: Rocklin’s granite icons catch the eye

Slowly but surely, a Rocklin icon is disappearing and our citizens are oblivious to the loss. I’m referring to the large granite posts that used to be ubiquitous in every cor ...

Letters: A different take on Rocklin animal control

If anything, I’d like Rocklin Animal Control to get more aggressive, especially with owners who somehow think leash laws compromise their constitutional rights. Also, I&rsquo ...

Letters: My ‘dog day afternoon’ dealing with Rocklin animal control

Dear Editor, while walking my two dogs in the middle of a nine-acre undeveloped field in Rocklin, the small dog slipped it’s leash and ran off. I dropped the leash on my lumb ...