Editorials

Leading the way in green living

With its opening in January 2008, the Utility Exploration Center has helped lead the way in environmental education and conservation. With interactive exhibits and tours for stude ...

Chamber set to make Splash, follow with trip to Tuscany, Rome

Check out our new look on the Roseville Chamber Web site ... rosevillechamber.com. This new look was accomplished thanks to the hard work of Office Manager Pam Moore, her staff an ...

Opportunities abound for teens in Roseville

The city of Roseville offers teens two significant opportunities to gain job experience and to influence the city’s future. The first opportunity, Job Experience Training is op ...

Winning strategy at work in Placer public schools

Recently I had an opportunity to speak to over 500 Placer County Office of Education employees regarding the state of education in our county and state. I challenged our staff to t ...

Early release is do the crime, do some of the time

Recently, the Legislature passed a package of budget revisions to help California resolve its $26 billion budget crisis. The budget revisions included $1.2 billion in cuts to the D ...

'Splash' down getting closer

If you want to be a part of a community-friendly event that helps support worthwhile local causes, Splash 2009 is a great way to do it. Now entering its 14th year, Splash is Rosevi ...

BECOME involved in local business

Our schools are all back in session this week ... where did the summer go? BECOME (Business, Educators & Community Organized to Maximize Education) – is the Chamber’s educati ...

Safeguarding your information safeguards you

At home, you can lock your doors. When it comes to your car, you can activate the alarm system. But what can you do to protect your identity? Identity theft is one of the fastes ...

School safety can prevent tragedy

Kids are the cornerstone of our community, and their safety is a top priority. It’s back-to-school time already, and most schools on the west side of Roseville opened August 10 ...

State may be broke, but it’s still rich in beauty

When plans for a getaway fell through recently, I found myself with five days off and no place to go. Perfect opportunity for one of those “staycations,” right? Get that fence ...

Newspapers: No defeat, no surrender to naysayers that be

Radio killed newspapers. Then TV killed newspapers. And when that wasn’t enough, the Internet came along and put a knife in our collective heart. “The report of my death was ...

Now more than ever, it’s time to give

We’ve all read so many stories this past year about many people being down and out with the bad economy. You’d think in these difficult times that many would become bitter and ...

Uhler: I did not influence the hiring of my wife

The July 29, 2009, article about my wife’s employment with the Department of Child Support Services quotes me as saying, “I can absolutely see why people without the full grasp ...

State's budget is no "deal" for cities

The state of California reached a budget deal last week, but it’s no deal for cities and counties. This spring, voters rejected proposed tax increases, demanding that the state ...

The background behind the pay raises

In response to the recent press coverage of raises for Placer County employees I wish to provide some additional information. The county work force consists of 2,476 full time emp ...