Editorials

Our View: Travels, troubles and tuning out

If John Steinbeck were alive today and again took his epic drive that resulted in the book, “Travels with Charley: in search of America,” he would probably be haunted b ...

Our View: Premium flights in an era of suspended gang ops

Some sounds don’t fade away. Roseville’s gunfight on Oct. 25, 2013 remains a lucid memory for those who witnessed it. If I close my eyes, I can still hear the spitfire ...

Our View: ‘Drug wars,’ death epidemics and staring into the sun

The most difficult thing about reporting on methamphetamine and heroin addiction — and the violence, victimization and disintegration rooted in their essence — is ...

Our View: When lost in lifting peaks and data-driven jungles

Part of life in Placer County is existing near the edge of true wilderness; and that’s a connection we shouldn’t forget amidst the new digital wilderness that’s b ...

Our View: Eulogizing the Editor

Her body was laid on the pool table of a darkened bar on Judah Street. Her eyes were closed. Her arms were folded across her chest. No mortician in South Placer could have fixed a ...

Our View: California’s counties could learn from the nation’s only prison rodeo

Editor’s Note: On April 20, Gold Country Media reporter Scott Thomas Anderson spent the day at the Angola Prison Rodeo, held at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, two hours no ...

'Why is your website asking me if I like soup?'

I’ve been hearing some positive reactions to our redesigned website at www.thepresstribune.com. But some users have been perplexed by one feature: micro-surveys. The Google ...

Changing - for the better

I’m back! After 3 1/2 months of leave to have my baby , I’ve returned to edit the Press Tribune. Wesley Felix Carl was born June 16, weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces. He is ...

New duties on the horizon

Dear readers — I must inform you that I am taking a new job.But don’t worry, I will return.Any day now, I’ll be assuming the title of “Mommy.” Job dut ...

We report the news, not erase it

A few weeks ago I got a call from a polite gentleman requesting that we remove an archived story about a burglary from our website. The man said he regretted this mistake he'd made ...

Alcohol consumption - Talk to your teens early and often

No parental activity has a more productive impact on a teen’s health than the investment of time and communication. This is especially true as it relates to alcohol and other dru ...

Becoming a metropolitan community: Roseville to actively recruit higher education institutions

This past week, the Roseville City Council accepted the findings and recommendations of the city's multi-stakeholder Higher Education Task Force. In doing so, it took a significant ...

Greetings from Sunshine Week

Can you imagine if we lived in a city where public officials didn't have to tell us how they were spending our tax dollars? Or where city council met in secret to make decisions th ...

Take advantage of what Chamber offers business community

In the midst of the first quarter of 2012, the Roseville Chamber of Commerce is off and running with a bang! The recently held annual Installation Dinner recognized the outstanding ...