Rocklin

Stop bleeding city budget

Are Rocklin citizens sitting on a fence when the very people that run our city come under fire for paying out lucrative salaries allowing triple digit incomes and pension packages ...

Rocklin has big job to do

The recent article about the proposed sports complex (Journal, June 23) left me with questions. The (Rocklin) city manager said they are thrilled to be involved with brokering the ...

Family night shows our best

Once again the community of Auburn put her best foot forward in organizing Auburn Family Night Out. This evening event last Saturday ran seamlessly due to the efforts of the volunt ...

Safe to walk, but dangerous to drive

We have owned our house on Second Street for over 14 years. There has never been a traffic accident or any pedestrian incident in our area these many years. However, our street is ...

Ruffalo: Grand Jury directs its gaze on redistricting process

By now, most of the gentle readers know we’re in the midst of the mandated redistricting effort, an exercise which takes place every 10 years. The process, which is driven by the ...

Drugs prices could be lower

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is among the lowest cost drug buyers in our government because they use their huge buying power to directly negotiate lower prices with the ...

Kindly define ‘obscene profit’

Teresa Haller complained about “big oil” in a recent letter to the editor (May 6). I remember Hillary Clinton once complaining about the “obscene profits” of the oil compan ...

Rocklin could be better

A hearing was held in Sacramento on Monday regarding the effort to save Clover Valley from development and to further the plan to make it into a nature preserve for historical educ ...

Jim Ruffalo: Placer County may have pleasure of helping fund that new arena

Selling off the pages of the notebook while trying to raise enough money for a gallon of gasoline ... And as long as we’re discussing attacks on our wallets, consider the Sacram ...

Business walks offer pathway to improvement

Visibility and flexibility are themes that resonate across the county as officials review the results of business walks over the past year. “There’s a recognition for represen ...

Gaines’ power grab unseemly

Ted Gaines saw the list of seven candidates for the 4th Assembly District primary and added his proxy wife, Beth Gaines’, name. The splintered vote allowed her to win one of the ...

Nuclear energy just too risky

Nuclear energy is unsafe, risky and stays radioactive for thousands of years. Let’s make sure if the government allocates the proposed $36 billion tax dollars to nuclear energy, ...

New Rocklin Police chief named - Ronald Lawrence

Ronald Lawrence has been named Rocklin’s next police chief. Effective April 1, Lawrence will assume the title of police chief, following current Police Chief Mark Siemens’ re ...

Sierra College raises over $14K for Japan relief

Spawned by a Japanese student’s plea for help in her Sociology 2 class, Sierra College in Rocklin has raised $14,183.77 for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that devasta ...

Negatives of pot outweigh positives

I was saddened to read the letter “Pot pluses trump minuses” (Reader Input, Feb. 16), for the following reasons: This “student’s” research is far too limited to make an i ...