Rocklin

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 ...

Cap-to-Cap vital to region

It is critical for Placer County, its cities and business leaders to work directly and proactively with our members of Congress, federal agencies and the administration to resolve ...

‘OC’ should hire a real manager

Maybe the (Rocklin) City Council should try posting job openings for the retiring positions. I think they might be pleasantly surprised with applications from talented, out-of-wor ...

Salary ‘double dipping’ raises concerns

Retirement deals for five top managers of the city of Rocklin aimed at saving the city money are raising some concerns. Rocklin City Manager Carlos Urrutia said he has nothing to ...

Roseville costly to drive through

A short while ago I heard on the radio that the city of Roseville was planning a policy of increased ticketing that would help supplement funding for Roseville and its police depar ...

What happened to the USA?

This country is the United States of America. It’s not the Republican States of America or the Democrat States of America. It’s not the Red or Blue States of America, or the L ...

Del Oro pins Rocklin in SFL dual

The Del Oro High wrestling team recorded five first-round pins in a 58-18 Sierra Foothill League rout of Rocklin Tuesday night. Johnny Zieour (103 pounds), Austin Branum (135), Dy ...

Congress didn’t earn any raises

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, ...

Hometown entrepreneur devoted to Auburn

Thomas “TJ” Jackson has always had an entrepreneurial spirit, even as a young man. “As a kid I would go to the market and push shopping carts for people to earn a little ex ...

Don’t get down on capitalism

This is in response to Mr. Beall Sr.’s letter in the Auburn Journal on Jan. 5. Mr. Beall, your statement that capitalism does not give everyone a chance to become wealthy is wro ...

Holy Family is whole again

Joseph is back (Journal, Dec. 23)! Well, not really. But a very thoughtful woman brought a Joseph and a matching Mary to put in our Nativity. She drove from Colfax to Sierra Pip ...