Rocklin

McClintock: Fight tax hikes

As one might have suspected, the smear campaign against Tom McClintock’s representation of our district, our families, our future prosperity, and yes, the country in general, has ...

Don’t let Peer Court slip away

I am writing to express concern about the recent program cuts to the Placer County Peer Court Program (Journal, July 9). Peer Court has been such an exceptional and financially adv ...

Vote no on HR2749!

Although the bill includes some provisions that could improve the mainstream food system, many of these are vaguely worded and do not clearly define the scope of the agency’s pow ...

I'm still marching

RE: Care to Join Me at a Tea Party Thank you for all your comments. One of the things that I am grateful for is that for the most part people are free to have and voice opinions ...

Placer County assessment roll echoes drop in real estate values

Placer County’s assessment roll dropped 2.6 percent this year, according to figures released Monday by Placer County Assessor Kristen Spears. Spears blamed declining real estate ...

Rocklin tops Auburn 12-0, claims Area 1 title

Rocklin Little League’s Junior all-stars topped Auburn 12-0 in Rocklin on Friday night to claim the Area 1 baseball championship. Rocklin will now play the Area 2 winner, Nevada ...

Rocklin's Nichols gets taste of pro golf

Rocklin’s Tracy Nichols now has a taste of what it’s like to be a professional golfer. The Rocklin High graduate, 26, has played in two recent tournaments on the Canadian Wome ...

Judges worse than Stooges

With John Mendes, disgraced former CEO of the Placer County Superior Court, allegedly awarding himself unauthorized raises in excess of $400,000 (Journal, June 25), one would think ...

Rocklin holds off Auburn for TOC title

Rocklin Little League’s Orioles defeated the Auburn Tigers 12-8 to claim the Junior Division Tournament of Champions title at Twin Oaks Park in Rocklin on Monday night. This mark ...

Gun owners are regular folks

Sadly enough, folks like Mr. (Jim) Cather react emotionally to an issue about which they know so little (“Deer hunt is dangerous, unjustified;” Reader Input, June 24). These y ...

Hometown football pro shares his skills

Ted Popson’s looking for a few interested kids to attend camp, have some fun and learn something about playing football. Popson is hoping to pass on some of his intimate knowledg ...

Placer falls to Rocklin in five

The Placer High volleyball team fought out of a two-game hole Thursday night, but Rocklin held off the comeback for a 25-17, 25-22, 24-26, 22-25, 15-9 victory at Earl Crabbe Gym. ...

County’s green-thinking drivers have a biofuel option

It’s not often you see environmentalists and a fuel retailer agreeing much in the era of global warming, but a new biofuels station in Rocklin is attracting the two and creat ...

Nolen’s double-double helps Del Oro survive

The Del Oro High girls basketball team received its first test in Sierra Foothill League play and survived Wednesday night in Loomis. Senior Courtney Nolen scored 19 points, grabbe ...

Ranks of jobless grow in Placer Co.

Placer County’s jobless rate jumped a half of a percentage point to 8.1 in December, compared to 7.6 for November. Statewide, the numbers rose from 8.4 percent to 9.3 percent and ...