Opinion

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: The Bat Rays and the Bees

We went to the Monterey Bay Aquarium this past weekend.  We saw trained sea otters perform amazing tricks like swimming in circles and eating fish. We saw huge bluefin tuna sw ...

Another View: Human Parts: From my phone to me – a love letter

Dear Jason, Wow. What can I say? I’ve never been in a relationship where love was expressed with such reciprocity, a standard, on-going affair with mutual admiration and res ...

Letters: Give Rocklin council more money!

Our Rocklin City Council deserve a raise, even if only a token amount of appreciation for all of their hard work. I have been attending the regular city council meeting for approxi ...

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 ...

Media Life: Reporter’s-eye view was up close on day Mike Davis died

  It was a barrage of shots that crackled through a quiet residential area of Auburn. It  was a barrage of shots that continue to reverberate in the local and national ...

Letters: In terrible times, vigilantism still wrong

We experienced some tense hours last week. The killing of two officers made my heart break for them and their families. Hopefully, justice will be served and the perpetrators wi ...

Letters: Who’s to blame for the pain?

Who's to blame? Who do we blame for two dead Sheriff's Deputies another wounded and a wounded citizen. Clearly the shooter. But it goes way beyond that. Why was he able to ...

Letters: Outraged by the violence, tragedy

Today, when two law enforcement officers have been slaughtered by a man who has (reportedly) been deported twice for drug-related crimes, my outrage has boiled over. Mexico wouldn ...