Opinion

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 ...

Once in a lifetime marathon experience

The marathon – a 26.2-mile torture test of the body and senses. However, it is a race I personally think everyone should try to attempt at least once in their lives. The or ...

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 ...

Another View: Saving Placer’s library system – our vision for the future

I hope that many of you reading this have had the opportunity to visit a Placer County Library recently to borrow a book, DVD, book on CD, music CD, use a computer, attend a progra ...

Wildlife Neighbors

A bird with the will to live    - a true story A male Black-headed Grosbeak, cracking sunflower seeds at a backyard feeder, was knocked to the ground by a haw ...

Another View: Rocklin’s youth drinking ordinance is deceptive, dishonest

I read the article and was quite surprised to discover that the City Council of Rocklin was passing a stealth tax, while placing the lives of its citizens at risk. Upon review of ...