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Another View: Business Corner: The mission of the vision part III

Editor’s note: Part 1 of this series recapped the differences between the mission and vision statements, the team that should be assembled, and the process for collecting wor ...

Another View: Business Corner: The Mission of the Vision Part II

Editor’s note: To read part I of this three-part series, which recapps the differences between the a mission and a vision statement, see the Placer Herald’s April 2 edi ...

Another View: Business Corner: The Mission of the Vision part I

When used correctly, mission statements and visions statements are powerful business tools. These statements are often at the center of your company culture, and strategic decision ...

Another View: Keeping up on Roseville’s community utilities

Roseville Electric Utility regularly looks for ways to safely improve operational efficiency and reduce costs, while maintaining our high services levels. Over five years ago, we i ...

Roseville’s Business Corner: Understanding the most valuable Real Estate in the world

If you do a little research, you’ll find that New York’s prime real estate is ranked number six in the world as the most expensive per square foot, weighing in at an av ...

Another View: Saving Placer’s library system – our vision for the future

I hope that many of you reading this have had the opportunity to visit a Placer County Library recently to borrow a book, DVD, book on CD, music CD, use a computer, attend a progra ...

Another View: Roseville is lucky in its police officers

During the last few months we have been bombarded by the national media with anti-police rhetoric and scenes of peaceful protests turning to looting and violence. In New York there ...

Wildlife Neighbors

A bird with the will to live    - a true story A male Black-headed Grosbeak, cracking sunflower seeds at a backyard feeder, was knocked to the ground by a haw ...

Another View: A third open letter to Lifetouch School Portraits

Dear Lifetouch School Portraits, I wrote you two previous letters back in March of last year, and I’m not totally sure if your corporate office got them or not. The gist of ...

Another View: Wake up and save Roseville’s grand buildings

You may not know this, but currently slated for the wrecking ball are the old Presbyterian Church and City Hall buildings on Vernon Street. In five years time the old post office i ...

Another View: Roseville could learn from Anaheim’s regrets on destroying history

A long time ago, there was a small town in Southern California that was famously known for its orange groves and a new theme park that had just opened named Disneyland. Back then, ...

Another View: Parental guidance suggested

My wife and I are experiencing some parenting challenges lately. Not the standard kind of challenges involving the kids being unruly, but the really annoying kind where we are find ...

Another View: The Bat Rays and the Bees

We went to the Monterey Bay Aquarium this past weekend.  We saw trained sea otters perform amazing tricks like swimming in circles and eating fish. We saw huge bluefin tuna sw ...

Media Life: Reporter’s-eye view was up close on day Mike Davis died

  It was a barrage of shots that crackled through a quiet residential area of Auburn. It  was a barrage of shots that continue to reverberate in the local and national ...

Another View: Putting pen to paper does not make you a writer - it makes you a primate

I’m not exactly sure when it happened, but at some point we lost our way. Maybe it was when we got trophies despite getting beaten on the field, or maybe it was the time that ...