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Another View: Business Corner: Why you should start your own small business

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), small businesses represent 99.7 percent of all employer firms. Since 1995, small businesses have generated 64 percent of ...

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 ...