Opinion

Letters to the editor must be no more than 300 words in length and must be signed by the writer. Include address and telephone number for verification purposes. Only name and city of residence will be published.

Letters can also be mailed to Editor, The Placer Herald, 4253 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA 95677. Or faxed to 916.624.7469

Letters: Animal control should be a higher priority in Rocklin

A couple weeks ago, a neighbor knocked on my door. She found two stray dogs without identification tags. Knowing of my longtime involvement with animals as both a pet sitter and a ...

Sierra president deserves better

It greatly saddens me to see fellow Republicans impugn Sierra College President Kevin Ramirez' reputation. Indeed, they should be commending him for the tremendous effort he has m ...

Letters: Police station nice, but what about other parts of Rocklin?

Now that you had the excellent article regarding the new police station, I ask you (maybe beg would be better) to walk down Pine, Oak, High, San Francisco or Grove streets. The wa ...

Traffic improvements help Rocklin residents

Road maintenance and traffic management are issues the City of Rocklin and our residents take very seriously.  The City works hard to ensure Rocklin's streets and roadways wil ...

Despite loss, DeFoe has chance to be a Rocklin leader

Election Day swirled through Rocklin like a tornado on Nov. 2. The Rocklin City Council incumbents were able to weather the storm, but the Rocklin School Board and Sierra College B ...

No Child Left Behind program lacks support

Signed into law in January 2002 by President George W. Bush with bipartisan support, the No Child Left Behind Act has been described as the most comprehensive change in federal edu ...

Chatter Box: Christmas spirit, even in the Big Apple

This time of year always reminds me of one very special Christmas I spent with my husband, Jack, in New York. He was on leave from the Army Paratroopers division - which we're a b ...

Sierra chief should not be forced out

So, it seems there's a little bit of controversy brewing over at Sierra College. As reported Dec. 15 in The Placer Herald and on today's front page, President Kevin Ramirez has rec ...

Cruisin' town in a ?39 Cadillac Limousine

There's a long list of occupations I never imagined myself having. Among the top 10, and possibly even in the top three, is a limousine driver or chauffeur. Well, strike that one ...

Road medians a bother in Placer County

California roads are about to drive me mad. I was born here, and have many fond memories of travels along these Northern California roads. However, I was just a child when I lived ...

Sierra College controversy not about higher learning

As reported on today's front page of The Placer Herald, Sierra College President Kevin Ramirez is looking toward retirement amid the controversy surrounding him and the board of tr ...

Her View: K-8 campus didn't hurt me

During the Jan. 19 Rocklin Unified School Board meeting I wondered if perhaps I had gone through trauma when I was a child at Rocklin Elementary School, but didn't know it. As I l ...

Letters to the editor must be no more than 300 words in length and must be signed by the writer. Include address and telephone number for verification purposes. Only name and city of residence will be published.

Letters can also be mailed to Editor, The Placer Herald, 4253 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA 95677. Or faxed to 916.624.7469

Letters: Animal control should be a higher priority in Rocklin

A couple weeks ago, a neighbor knocked on my door. She found two stray dogs without identification tags. Knowing of my longtime involvement with animals as both a pet sitter and a ...