Opinion

Letters: Rocklin has good pics for school board

One of the most important public services provided in Rocklin is the education of our children. For many years the Rocklin Unified School District has led the way in Placer county ...

Letters: GOP cuts stalled Ebola vaccine

A brand new Ebola vaccine ... you will have to wait. A local paper noted, with better funding by the Conservative House, the CDC might have had an Ebola vaccine “four years ...

Letters: District needs younger man

I was at the debate this morning between Tom McClintock and Art Moore. I am a sea captain and live in Lincoln, when I am on land. This is my take on that debate. I like what both ...

Letters: Supes already get cream

Before taxpayers vote on a supervisor salary increase, it would behoove them to factor in the “extra” $20,000 the County gives to each supervisor ($100,000 total annual ...

Letters: Supervisor is not part-time gig

It is a myth to believe that the Placer County Supervisor’s position is part-time. A study was done a few years back on how much time a Supervisor could put into their positi ...

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 ...

Sports reaveal more than athletic ability

We often have to endure the slings and arrows of what is wrong with us without balancing it with what is good, as well. Case in point was the broken leg suffered by Rocklin High f ...

Another View: Placer County law enforcement opposes Prop. 47

Proposition 47, the so-called “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Fund,” if passed will have the opposite result of its title. The measure minimizes criminal consequences 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 ...