Editorials

Our View: A Burning Man for all seasons

Early in “Lawrence of Arabia,” David Lean's epic about a soul-searching prodigy, the fictional Mr. Dryden observes that Lawrence has a funny sense of “fun&rdq ...

2 state bills would choke businesses

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests, and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of ou ...

Another View: Why Roseville’s quality of life will carry with me

I’ve spent all my life here in Roseville. I was born here, and I have lived here each of the 18 years since. If I were to be completely honest, I have taken my time here for ...

Our View: Cinéma vérité comes of age with ‘Boyhood’

None of us grow up in a vacuum. Youth is a gauntlet of influences, of family and friends and cultural factors that shape our DNA into the person who comes out the other side, but ...

Our View: Denial bleeds harder than news headlines

Silence can be the most comforting way for a community’s future to disintegrate. Earlier this year, a reader published a letter blasting our newsroom for covering too much & ...

Our View: State prisons understand what county leaders don’t

“I’ve got magic!” a throaty, grizzled voice half-coughed at me through the cell door. I heard this utterance a few months ago while walking through “X-Hous ...

Our View: Lessons from Marina Keegan

I tend to read the way I think most people do — infrequently and rapidly. Infrequently, because I’m too busy keeping up with the everyday writings of my Facebook friend ...

Our View: Life lessons from the chef

Some insights come from unexpected places. I spent Saturday night having dinner at Tess’s Kitchen Store in Grass Valley with Chef Alan Tangren, a culinary craftsman who for ...

Oakmont High School Class of 2014 Graduation

Oakmont High School graduated 400 seniors Friday night in the Class of 2014.

Another View: Latest BDCP unclear, incomplete and unacceptable

A guest commentary from Roseville's Mayor, Susan Rohan.  On behalf of the Roseville City Council, I wanted to provide an update on where the City of Roseville is in respo ...