Opinion

GOP House actions called deceitful by reader

It doesn't seem possible that the GOP House members again used the dead of night to hold the poor hostage to the greed of the super rich. The reduction of the estate tax, the firi ...

Reader critical of Business Journal artical on Rocklin development

The "Rocklin Resort" concept was presented (in an article by Mark Anderson in the June 23 issue of the Sacramento Business Journal) as a grand new development; however the reality ...

Bridging the gap between the old and new Rocklin

Rocklin School District board member Todd Lowell recently asked me what is my biggest challenge as the new editor of the Placer Herald newspaper. That question threw me off guard a ...

Dinnertime calls from Doolittle questioned

Back on 5/9/06, John Doolittle introduced HR5325, which would allow people to opt out of receiving phone calls/solicitations from political organizations, essentially to add this c ...

Lincoln High class of '96 schedules reunion

It's not to late to RSVP for Lincoln High School's class of 1996 10-year reunion. The reunion will be held at The Gathering Place in Loomis on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Ticke ...

Reader blames GOP for cuts in student loan program

I hope that every parent who casts a ballot in November will remember that when the Republicans managed to keep the tax cut extensions for the wealthy under $70 billion, they cut m ...

Leadership Rocklin program celebrates third graduation

In July, Leadership Rocklin celebrated it's third graduating class at the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce's monthly breakfast. Founded in 2003, Leadership Rocklin prepares future ...

Why I'm passionate about Clover Valley

Five and a half years ago, I started my journey to help save Clover Valley. Reflecting back, it's easy to remember my motivation. I was a new resident of Rocklin, recently settled ...

A little change can do you good

One of the best books I ever read was Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park. Before Hollywood took the book and did its usual brand of cut and paste to create the entertaining and compl ...

Remarkable youths give hope for future

In our society of late we often encounter the "negative" aspects of our youth, but a recent experience in our community has done wonders for pumping up our faith for what these you ...