Opinion

Skateboarding healthy outlet for young people

As the mother of an avid skateboarder, I was irritated to read the letter from Nancy Englehardt regarding skateboarding in the Albertson's parking lot at Park and Stanford Ranch. ...

Rocklin school board needs Klang, says supporter

In last week's Placer Herald, Mr. Jon Decker attacked school board candidate Mark Klang. Mr. Decker, there are parents from every corner of the Rocklin School District who support ...

Writer critical of Bush 'culture of life'

Isn't it a contradictory for President Bush to say that stem cell research is murder but not call for a cease-fire between Israel and Hezbollah when innocent children are dying? Hi ...

Reader questions why Doolittle set debate date

Congressman Doolittle's spokesman Richard Robinson has taken a page out of Vladimir Lenin's propaganda book, "A lie told often enough becomes the truth." Robinson's vitriolic xenop ...

Reader urges halt to rampant development

I have become very concerned with the manner in which developers have run roughshod in Placer County. I understand homes have been constructed in Lincoln close to the railroad trac ...

Board members mislead public on school data

Board members Steve Paul and Todd Lowell and their protégé Wendy Lang, would like Rocklin residents to believe that the schools in the district are excellent. They us ...

Skateboards making parking lot dangerous

I almost hit a skateboarder with my car in the Albertson's parking lot at the corner of Stanford Ranch Road and Park Blvd. It's not the first time. These "near misses" happen all ...

Placer County needs help with funding transportation needs

I read an article in your paper about how Celia McAdam, Executive Director for the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency, was trying to do the best for us with limited funds ...

On a sunny day, slow down, enjoy a round of golf

What makes the game of golf so great is that in many ways it mimics real life situations on a much smaller scale. For instance, what you face on the golf course might be a situatio ...

New Klang bid for school board criticized by reader

Mark Klang's running for the school board - for the fourth time! When is enough enough? Two years ago, Mr. Klang, Rocklin voters removed you from the school board. Your one term wa ...