Opinion

Running the Western States 100

On June 27, I woke up 15 minutes before the 3 o'clock alarm and started the final preparations for the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run.  The night before, I had app ...

Baseball ending starts sports’ cycle

Just when everyone is about to collapse from a high school year of sports, the spirit is revived by Little League All Stars baseball. At each level, 9-10 Minors, 11 Minors/Majors, ...

From the editor’s desk: Of barbecues and other demons

Summer time and the living’s easy: That is, if you’re countering our heat wave by igniting flames of your own on the grill. It’s California: The afternoons are ho ...

Letters: Too much speeding in Rocklin

I've been wanting to send this to the Placer herald for a longtime and after sitting in our backyard during the day and evening with the wonderful weather we've had this pa ...

Letters: Did my eyes deceive me, Rocklin?

The recent rain in Northern California came as a blessing, however we are still in a severe drought that requires us all to be mindful of our water usage. That’s why I was st ...

Letters: Rocklin or ‘Wreckland’ ?

The Rocklin City Council just doomed yet another beautiful oak woodland to complete and permanent destruction. By a unanimous vote, the City Council overturned their Planning Commi ...

Letters: I Support Gibson’s plans for golf course

I bought my house on Union Street because I could look out on a large, well-kept field of green by the creek on the 15th fairway. I do not want to see my property values hit becaus ...

Another View: Business Corner: Does your business understand baby boomers

“Baby boomer” is a term used to describe the generation of Americans born from 1946 through 1964. That means these folks are now somewhere roughly between the ages of 5 ...

Another View: PFC looks to help on homeless problem

Regardless of political stripe or where they live in the county, many Placer County residents list the homelessness situation here as a major concern. Despite the good works of man ...

Letters: Rocklin council's ‘ugly’ legacy

Needless to say, my wife and I are very disappointed by the approval from the Rocklin City Council of those apartments at the intersection of Sierra College Boulevard and Rocklin R ...

Letters: Rocklin council’s greed, betrayal

I wonder what California's magnificent coast and Redwood forests would look like if Rocklin's City Council had been the decision-makers in charge of their fates? Thankfully ...

Letters: Faith lost in Rocklin City Council

I have been a Rocklin resident and business owner for the past 10 years. My family members are also longtime Rocklin residents. One of my daughters has taught in Rocklin for over 1 ...

From the Editor's desk: Experiments, itinerants and detours before dark

One of my great journalism heroes, Ernie Pyle, was once talked out of his reporter’s desk and into an editor’s chair at a city newspaper. After doing that job for three ...

Letters: More apartments means more money

As a long-time Rocklin resident living in a neighborhood near the proposed Sierra Gateway development, I would like to voice my support of the project. This project will bring qual ...

Letters: Rocklin, the land of "sell outs"

I am a Rocklin resident for 17 years. I am writing with serious concerns regarding a proposal to build a three story, 200-unit apartment building on the corner of Rocklin Road and ...