Rocklin

Ruffalo: May we suggest that you ‘Ski Auburn’ or ‘Spa Auburn’?

The intent was to write about something else this Sunday, but the response I received from last Sunday’s column convinced me to add to it. Now, I may be a cult of one on this, bu ...

Geese, police cause traffic

Last Thursday morning at 8:35 a.m., there was a large group of Canadian geese crossing Rocklin Road from the new library site to the Taco Bell side. All of the drivers were patient ...

Don’t watch history repeat

How do you spell relief from all those brain-draining political commercials where candidates babble about another candidate being more liberal than Washington, Lincoln or Hitler? ...

Building begins on new theater

A theater near you just got a little closer. Last week construction crews started ripping out the walls of the bankrupt Mervyns store at the corner of Blue Oaks and Lonetree boule ...

Why re-elect failures?

If the voters of California take a hard look at the economic, fiscal, educational, energy, financial, poverty and immigration condition of both California and the country as a whol ...

Vote Jack Duran for county supervisor

I am supporting Jack Duran who is running to unseat Rocky Rockholm in the District 1 Supervisor’s race. The election is next Tuesday, June 8th. You can learn about Jack at www.du ...

Let Judge Gaddis continue to serve with distinction

One of the lesser-known duties of being a judge is the formal role a judge plays in finalizing adoptions for families in our community. When it came time to finalize the adoption o ...

Martinis an exemplary, superlative auditor/controller

I would like this opportunity to lend my support and endorsement to Kathy Martinis, the incumbent Auditor-Controller of Placer County. I am the retired Auditor-Controller of Marin ...

Auditor candidate's flyer unethical, inappropriate

Regarding a mailer circulated for the position of Placer County Auditor. The ad states “Placer County spent nearly $10,000 on a private jet to ferry a supervisor from and to vaca ...

On her birthday, teen asks for gifts for abused and neglected children

Bree Huggins’ 13th birthday party wasn’t like most. There were gifts of nail polish, makeup, jewelry and other goodies a teen would love. But the gifts weren’t for Huggins. ...

PG&E must pass on costs

This is in response to Eric Byer’s letter of May 24. Mr. Byer, you are correct that Roseville Electric and SMUD’s rates are lower than PG&E’s rates. But are you aware why Ro ...

Reader a closet Tea Partier

For the past 15 years I was a Tea Partier but didn’t know it. I was a concerned citizen and taxpayer. I was concerned about many of the things that my government was doing to the ...

Proposition 16 deserves a no

When I see ads for Proposition 16, I am angered by the fact Pacific Gas and Electric is spending millions to intentionally mislead voters to take action that allows PG&E to keep it ...

City hall culture needs changing

The pay raise, subsequent retirement and then part-time job for the (Rocklin) city manager is an example of cronyism at its best (Journal, Feb. 25). I don’t know why there’s ...

Stop public pension funding

Some 10,000-plus Tea Party Patriots showed up on the steps of our state capital (and over 3-million nationally) last Thursday (April 15) to protest our current big government takeo ...