Editorials

Loss of peer court detrimental to Placer youth

Everyone has the right to be tried in court by a jury of their peers. But that’s being taken away from Placer County youth. After 18 years, the Placer County Peer Court has bee ...

Grants fill ever-growing need for community nonprofits

Last night, the city of Roseville’s Grants Advisory Commission awarded $614,162 to approximately 35 local nonprofit organizations. The needs have never been greater. Particul ...

Chamber, Office Depot team up to save you money

Did you know that the Chamber has teamed up with Office Depot to not only promote shopping locally, but to provide additional discounts to our loyal Roseville Chamber members? Y ...

Grants fill ever-growing need for community nonprofits

Last night, the city of Roseville’s Grants Advisory Commission awarded $614,162 to approximately 35 local nonprofit organizations. The needs have never been greater. Particul ...

Farmers’ markets and free yoga classes ... must be summer in Roseville

Summer in Roseville and Granite Bay means blazing hot days, warm nights and plenty of sunshine. For some, the weather and long days are a blessing, for others with children on va ...

Roseville City Manager: Public Works projects improving our community

Using specially designated streams of funding, none of which includes the city’s General Fund, the city of Roseville’s Public Works Department continues to provide impr ...

Services available online for Social Security

Americans love their computers. In fact, a recent study shows that the number of Americans who use the Internet has more than doubled over the past 10 years, reaching nearly three ...

Got government fatigue? Forget it for the Fourth

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liber ...

Two dogs and a new respect for pitchers

I’m seven months into my life as a dog owner and so far no one’s escaped under the fence. The puppies haven’t tried to get out either. All in all, it’s been a rather rewar ...

New playground at Mahany welcomes people of all abilities

The nationwide movement to make playgrounds inclusive for children of all abilities is growing, and Roseville is proud to be a regional leader in the effort. The city has ...

Where did the money go? Answer in 45 days

Have you ever come home from an errand to the bank or made a call to an airline or credit card company and felt totally powerless? That exactly what I was feeling after a recent tr ...

State again looking to raid local budgets

Governor Schwarzenegger has proposed seizing local government property taxes to balance the state budget. We need your help to stop this reckless budget gimmick. The Governor has ...

City hit hard by tax, revenue decline

The following is an excerpt from the City Manager’s budget message online at www.roseville.ca.us/budget and click on “Proposed FY2010 Budget.” We face the year ahead exp ...

Close call leaves mom thankful for happy ending

I’ll always remember Father’s Day 2003. It was a perfect evening barbecuing steaks with friends and neighbors. We sat in the shade watching our children playing in the san ...

Reduce traffic, protect the air, but pay more?

Placer County supervisors agreed last week to raise bus fares for those who can afford it the least. Rather than take a courageous stand and encourage the use of public transporta ...