Doolittle says Justice Department case closed against him

WASHINGTON — Former California Rep. John Doolittle, who retired from Congress while under investigation in the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal, said today that the Justice Departm ...

Victory High, Rocklin Independent send off grads

Their tassels turned, cheers were chanted and cameras flashed as Rocklin students became high school graduates. During last Wednesday evening’s celebration at the Sunset Center, ...

Placer County layoffs loom as revenues drop

Placer County’s budget blues are continuing with no end in sight and layoffs again in the picture. The county is moving forward with a budget plan for 2010-11 that is down 5.7 p ...

Don't know how to vote

A Rocklin City Councilwoman responded to my comments which appeared in The Placer Herald on May 13. She suggested that I had been misinformed about the spending habits of the Roc ...

Reader poem: A Soldier

In slightly tarnished armor, As I walk along the path of Life, What do I see? An old man, in ‘slightly tarnished’ armor, From his mount, looking down at me! He seems tired an ...