Opinion

School remarks disputed by involved parent

I was very surprised at the inaccurate comments made by Mr. Sandy Torok in his letter regarding our school board and high school. His letter sounds like a false hit piece. I am an ...

Pristine Clover Valley could be tourist draw

Picture this: A family decides they want to visit an historic, old California town. They check descriptions of all of the quaint Sierra Foothill communities and then note that Roc ...

Rocklin pet owners should 'pick it up'

To the city of Rocklin: Please be reminded that private lawns and public sidewalks are not animal toilets. Get out and walk your animals but show some courtesy and "pick it up." It ...

Extra, extra; read all about it in your local paper

A few years ago I worked for an editor who was known to consistently shout out two mantras to his newsroom staff: "This ain't rocket science we're doing, people" and "Keep it simpl ...

It's a parent's duty to sometimes say 'no'

If you are a parent, do you "give in" to your children whenever they want something? Do you consider the consequences of letting them have whatever it is they want? Is the item the ...

Rocklin's new 'heritage' now asphalt wasteland

In 1993, the Rocklin City Council reversed the Rocklin Planning Commission's decision to preserve two large heritage oak trees in the Kmart/Albertson's shopping center. Instead, co ...

Reader has concerns about new train station

This is in response to the June 2 article on the new train station in Rocklin. After years of waiting in the rain and cold, I am happy - as a train rider who occasionally catches t ...

Cobblestone Elementary film draws praise

It was a sparkling day in Rocklin when the members of the Rocklin Historical Society got an invitation from the Cobblestone Elementary School to view the special presentation of th ...

Trespassing accusation questioned by reader

I am writing in response to a prior editorial written by Al Johnson, representative of the Clover Valley Partners. I would question Mr. Johnson's accusation that the people conduct ...

Rocklin High School academic performance defended by teacher

As a proud Rocklin community member and teacher at Rocklin High School, I am writing in response to Sandy Mark Torok's letter, published June 7. Mr. Torok's overall theme of parent ...