opinion

So much for republican principles

Ted Gaines saw the list of seven candidates for Fourth Assembly District primary and added his proxy wife, Beth Gaines’, name. The splintered vote allowed her to win one of the t ...

Rodeo should be banned

Rodeo is a blatant display of animals being tortured, tormented, and terrorized. In addition to baby calf neck-snapping and steer wrestling (both recently banned in Houston for ...

Election is unnecessary

On the subject of the coming runoff election, I am appalled that State Senator Gaines, a self-proclaimed fiscal conservative, would set this district’s taxpayers up to pay for an ...

We need to think of energy future

Nuclear energy is unsafe, risky, and stays radioactive for thousands of years. Let’s make sure if the government allocates the proposed $36 billion tax dollars to nuclear energy, ...

Is city council part of the problem?

Almost everyone would agree that the federal government and state of California are broke so how is our city council helping or hurting the situation? First, they voted to spike t ...

Don’t see receiving pizza as bribe

Regarding the article “Red-light tickets earn police pizza,” The Placer Herald, March 24, oh my gosh, how in the world could pizza or sandwiches get anyone to do anything at al ...

Citizens need to be kept informed

I read all the comments online about last week’s article concerning the pizza for tickets incentives (Placer Herald, March 24). It appears to have made some readers really angry ...

Thank you for your vote

I am writing to express my sincere thanks to all of the voters, volunteers, donors, endorsers, and others who supported my campaign for the 4th Assembly District. Their tremendous ...

Thanks Rocklin PD for great example

In the past year, my family has had five interactions with the Rocklin Police Department, including a traffic accident, stolen car and two police officers stopping to give my young ...

Thankful for help during trying times

My 8-year-old granddaughter was diagnosed last May with Leukemia. This was a shock to all of our family. We’re thinking, chemo, radiation, shots, blood tests, transfusions, loss ...