Rocklin

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 ...

Our View: Savage trial leaves several important questions unanswered

The trial of Placer Sheriff’s Lt. John Savage this week raises many questions. Questions that law enforcement leaders should answer as highly trusted public servants. Savage fac ...

Taxpayers stuck with the bill

According to the recent Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission report, there was a lot more government involvement in the causes of our current financial crisis than the politicians ...

Savage case in jury’s hands

A Roseville jury is now deliberating the fate of Placer County Sheriff’s Lt. John Savage. Savage is accused of shooting a firearm in a gross negligent fashion in a Rocklin neig ...

McClintock speaks for her

Tom McClintock is a man I am proud to call my Congressman. Congressman McClintock issued the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union address to Con ...

Deputy takes stand in gunfire case

A Placer County Sheriff’s lieutenant on trial for allegedly shooting a gun in his Rocklin neighborhood in a 2009 incident took the stand in his own defense Wednesday. For about ...

Take violent threats seriously

Response to the Arizona shooting has once again shown the true beliefs of some of our citizens. Without any facts at all the blame game started. Let’s look at the facts as we kno ...

How much will taxpayers pay?

The unanimous passage of Ordinance No. 970 banning the outdoor cultivation of marijuana and limiting an indoor growing area to 500 cubic feet demonstrates the moral bankruptcy of t ...

Marijuana ordinance ridiculous

I agree 100 percent with Chris Novak quoted as telling the Rocklin City Council “Shame on you,” (Journal, Jan. 2). Where are your priorities, council? I voted for you, Diana ( ...

Pot ordinance draws community ire

A medical marijuana patient shamed the Rocklin City Council after the unanimous approval of the city’s new ordinance to regulate the cultivation of medical marijuana. “Shame o ...

Stratospheric salaries wrong

Our new Rocklin City Manager’s (population 56,000) salary is $198,000 (Journal, Dec. 10). Our governor’s (population 37 million) salary is around $180,000. The highest-paid g ...