Rocklin

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 ...

Exercise your right to vote

It would be easy for voters in the 4th Assembly District to skip voting in the latest of what seems like never-ending special elections. But those voting by mail in the coming we ...

Capitol Corridor service worth support

I am astonished that Rep. (Tom) McClintock, who is supposed to be serving our district, would cast a vote that would have effectively eliminated the presence of the Capitol Corrido ...

Citizens demand answers after mistrial

Nearly a month after a hung jury in the shots fired case against Placer County Sheriff Lt. John Savage and intense interest by readers, authorities are now answering questions abou ...

Things to do: Feb. 17

Thursday, Feb. 17 AARP Tax Aide — free tax preparation service will be offered at the Rocklin Sunset Center for taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to ...

Gaineses’ political ambitions too costly

Who is the wizard? I’m sure I heard the heels of Dorothy’s ruby red slippers clicking, but after reading (The Auburn Journal, Jan. 30), it appears that we are still in the Lan ...