Opinion

Rocket scientist calls for better education system

I lead a propulsion research team that does R&D for government entities and large corporations around the world. In order to remain competitive, I must recruit the best-educated pe ...

Community thanked for aiding Pagetts

Thank you to our wonderful community. For the past six weeks, Jared Pagett and his family have been dealing with the discovery of and treatment of ALL Leukemia. As you can imagine, ...

Patriotism beyond Independence Day's fireworks

The Fourth of July is filled with opportunities to wave the flag and proclaim your love for our country - but what about July 5? After watching the fireworks, sharing the salutes, ...

'Evening in the Park' features fun, business booths

OK, the Rocklin Jubilee is over - now what do you do for family fun? How about going to an Evening in the Park? Sponsored by the city of Rocklin and Y92.5 FM, the Evening-in-the-Pa ...

Running for a local office can be easier than you think

Who makes the decisions that have the biggest and most direct impact on the daily lives of Americans nationwide? George Bush? No - guess again. Arnold Schwarzenegger? Not even clos ...

Summer festivals offer attendees America's best: food on a stick

I love county fairs. I love everything about them. The chance to see baby farm animals, the opportunity to catch some great entertainment and the ability to find every type of food ...

Rocklin's new Web site ready soon

Rocklin City Council is please to announce that our residents and other individuals will soon have a new resource at their fingertips to learn about the City of Rocklin. Beginning ...

Rocklin can be proud of hosting pro tennis

The Rocklin community can be very proud of a successful, first-ever hosting of the USTA Pro Circuit Men's Professional tennis tournament last week at the Rocklin High School tennis ...

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 ...