Rocklin

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 ...

Public officials: Clean this mess

Public officials since, and (especially) including Gray Davis, were supposed to act in the best interest of the public, not the public employees. With the daily unfolding of the ...

Rocklin city manager greedy

Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States, makes $199,750 a year. Our (Rocklin’s) city manager made $232,722.80 as of July 1, 2008 (Journal, A ...

Pay scheme is ‘scandalous’

Fiscal conservatism, a core Republican value, has been trampled by the Rocklin City Council in its outrageous support of the city manager pay scheme (Journal, April 1). This is a ...

Raise? They should pay us

I was just wondering how many people in California think that their elected “representatives” deserve a raise? The U.S. Congress has it set up so they get an automatic raise, ...

Health care ripe for reform

Many people state that we cannot afford health care reform, but the fact is we can’t afford to do nothing about health care reform. A recent federal study stated that health car ...