letters

Whitney High weighs fix for costly vandalism

Letters keep mysteriously disappearing off of the Whitney High School sign. And the district’s budgetary pressures are limiting the school’s ability to keep up with vandals ...

A plea to the school board for a fair offer

As a teacher in the Rocklin Unified School District I am making a plea to our school board members and superintendent to make a fair offer to the teachers. We are simply asking ...

Cartoonist could not have been more ignorant

In regards to the hugely inaccurate depiction of the Minutemen and Wesley Clark, (Placer Herald, Sept. 11) this cartoonist could not be more ignorant. I know many Minutemen. They ...

Rocklin needs more people with vision, integrity, commitment

Recently the chickens began to come home to roost for opponents of the proposed charter middle/high school in Rocklin known as Western Sierra Collegiate Academy. The Placer Count ...

The price for ‘improvements’ too high

Regarding Jerry Mitchell’s letter in the Sept. 11 edition of the Placer Herald, many of the positive things he mentions come at a price. The price being paid for much of these ...

Incumbents do not deserve free pass this election

To Jerry Mitchell, I say balderdash. Sure, the current city council has accomplished some commendable things. Well, duh, this is what council members do. But, this does not giv ...

Two bikes per bus is not exactly ‘green’

The Placer County Transit (bus) service needs to do something about its bicycle policy. A bus can only accommodate two bicycles on one front rack. As a commuter, from Rocklin to ...

Students being used as pawns in teacher salary dispute

Things have gotten so bad in the Rocklin School District that the students are now involved in the dispute between the teachers and the school board over the salary. The Rocklin ...

Out-of-towners unclear on the concept

In letters to the editor some people from out of town have expressed the belief that the reason for the failure of Measure J (Parks Mainten-ance District) was because our city coun ...

Let us review the past 46 months

For more than a decade, I have served the students and community of Sierra College. The dedicated staff, faculty and management of Sierra College truly care about our mission of su ...