Editorials

Investing in our future: Roseville Energy Park

It’s a pleasure to be back with the city again. As some of you may recall I was the city’s electric utility director from 1995 to 1998. I’ve been helping out at the utility ...

A penny saved today prevents traffic congestion tomorrow

The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency is responsible for ensuring that local roadways and transportation systems meet the needs of residents and businesses. Including re ...

Rein in city manager pay

During these tough economic times, government boards — including city councils, the board of supervisors, boards of education, and more — need to scrutinize manager pay and pu ...

‘Clash’ a titanic waste of time, money and 3D

The streets in Hollywood are paved with 3-D dollars after James Cameron’s colossal cash vacuum, “Avatar,” made more money at the box office than the gross domestic product of ...

A change can do you good

I’m a big fan of change. It’s how we improve our surroundings and situations over time. But I was rethinking my stance on change last month when I learned I was losing not one ...

Gaming money helps police combat crime

A grant from California’s Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund is helping the Roseville Police Department prevent crime and keep the city safer in difficult economic times. ...

Youth alcohol abuse challenges our community

The youth drinking problem in the greater Auburn area is out of control. There is some good news and bad news that goes along with this fact. The good news is that local school ...

U.S. Chamber awards Roseville with 4-Star Accreditation

The United States Chamber of Commerce has awarded the Roseville Chamber of Commerce with 4-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and posit ...

Stand up, be counted, help Roseville

Taking part in the 2010 Census not only is your duty as a citizen, but it also protects your quality of life by helping Roseville qualify for its fair share of federal and state fu ...

Celebrate the Earth

ith the 40th anniversary of Earth Day approaching next month, don’t miss our Celebrate the Earth Festival, 10 a.m. — 3 p.m., Saturday, April 17, at Mahany Regional Park. Locat ...

Pink slipping a painful process for school board

The Board of Trustees of the Roseville Joint Union High School District, serving 10,000 teenagers and their parents at Granite Bay, Roseville, Oakmont, Adelante, Woodcreek, Indepen ...

Another View: Leadership starts at the top

In early 2009, as I was beginning my term as president of the Roseville Joint Union High School District Board of Trustees, everyone knew we were in a crisis.   The perfect storm ...

City promotes green agenda in nation’s capital

Between unprecedented blizzards in Washington D.C., I spent three days recently in a flurry of meetings promoting the City’s federal agenda. While my Council colleagues and I c ...

How can I make your paper better?

I mentioned to someone recently that I was the new editor at the Roseville Press Tribune and was met with a rather odd response: That thing’s still around? Her tone smacked of ...

Our View: One more time? Another Madsen trial seems risky

Justice, at what time and cost? The Placer County District Attorney’s Office should seriously ponder that question as it decides whether to try Caleb John Madsen on charges of s ...