Clover Valley

Clover Valley was once a part of the Citrus Colony

Editor?s Note: This is the third in a three-part series covering the history of Clover Valley. After California outlawed hydraulic gold mining in 1884, enabling clean water for ir ...

Archeological finds indicate Maidu settled in Clover Valley

It started to form five million years ago as the Sierra lifted and tilted westward. Runoff streams wore down millions of years of rock and gravel deposits and eventually cut the va ...

Future of Rocklin could be brighter

A hearing was held in Sacramento on Monday regarding the effort to save Clover Valley from development and to further the plan to make it into a nature preserve for historical educ ...

Clover Valley should be preserved, not built over

To anyone out there wondering about the status of Clover Valley, I just wanted to say that I really didn’t know much about it except that it was rich in Indian history. I’ve ri ...

Why no Clover Valley lawsuit on front page?

I’m questioning the editorial judgment and decisions of The Placer Herald’s current editor. In the Feb. 12 issue of the print edition, news of the Clover Valley lawsuit ruling ...

Leader’s remarks reveal agenda

Rocklin officials seem to prefer Stanford Ranch landscapes over those of Mother Nature’s. Kathy Lund’s quotes regarding the Clover Valley lawsuit “win,” reveal the depth of ...

Battle for Clover Valley not over

For the time being, three respected plaintiffs have lost a court case that would have helped save Clover Valley. As disappointing as the decision is, the battle is not over. The ...

Court denies Clover Valley lawsuits

Sacramento Superior Court has ruled not to move forward on two lawsuits to stop development of Clover Valley, Terry Davis, Sierra Club Mother Lodge Chapter representative, confirm ...

Making a great plan even better

Great communities are defined by high standards, resident involvement and – most importantly – follow-through. Rocklin is absolutely that kind of community. For decades, citi ...

This is why we need change at city hall

In last week’s Placer Herald, Mayor Brett Storey said “I’d like the opportunity to finish the things we have started.” If this means developing every last remaining unuse ...

Clover Valley will have to wait out economy

It’s been over five months since the referendum, and Clover Valley has once again graced the front page of the Placer Herald. Elaine O’Deegan, Marilyn Jasper and their respec ...

Clover Valley project delayed by lawsuit

Despite losing by fewer than 500 votes in a referendum to keep developers out of Clover Valley, those fighting to preserve it have not given up. Although Rocklin voters approved M ...

Lost hiker former Rocklin resident

Jerome Smith had moved his family to Rocklin in 1966; he moved to Lincoln Hills with his wife after he retired. “He was the ambassador of the neighborhood,” Smith’s son, Stu ...

Parks lost in deluge of developer-driven mail

Buried on page A-11 of last week's Placer Herald was the rest of the front-page story on the city council's upcoming agenda. It said that the council appointed a committee to addre ...

We had a chance, we blew it

Many thousands of Rocklin citizens are probably wondering how Measure H passed, especially with all the opposition against it. Basically, it comes down to two reasons. There were j ...