Opinion

Support troops, not Doolittle, Pombo

There is a big difference between supporting our troops and deporting them, again and again, into sand traps without a plan or resources to win. Hummers without doors and vehicles ...

Parent disagrees with Klang, Higashi claims

As parents of three students at Rocklin High School, we disagree with School Board candidates Mark Klang's and Diana Higashi's claim that Rocklin schools are "mediocre." They are n ...

Halldin has facts wrong, claims reader

Bill Halldin, who started a group called Parents for Great Schools and conceded that his purpose for this group was to challenge Diana Higashi's and Mark Klang's school board campa ...

Klang, Higashi offer only negativity, says reader

We have raised four children in Rocklin schools. One has successfully completed college, two are still in college and one is in junior high. Thirteen years ago we came to this are ...

PEER stance on school election is clarified

I would like to clarify the position of Parents for Educational Excellence in Rocklin (PEER) in response to the article "Rocklin schools show room for improvement." PEER did not at ...

Quality of education big concern of parent

I am the mother of children who attend Sierra Elementary and Rock Creek Elementary, and I am very concerned about school quality and education in Rocklin. When my sons brought hom ...

Use money in classroom, not for football field

I'm a parent of a Springview Middle School student. I see first-hand how hard teachers are working. Many of our dedicated teachers spend their own money to supply classrooms with r ...

No rest for the wicked, even on vacation

Statistics show the average American worker earns two weeks of vacation each year, but most don't take off all the time allotted to them. Even when many of us are on vacation, we d ...

Rocklin schools doing well by any measure

There's been a lot of talk about so-called "similar schools" rankings of Rocklin schools. While there is no dispute about where our schools rank in absolute terms, some candidates ...

Rocklin teachers urge support for Paul

As teachers who dedicated many years of service to the Rocklin Unified School District and who continue to desire the best for the students, families and teachers in this district ...