Letters to the Editor

Another View: Mayor’s thoughts on budget for new fiscal year

With July 1 comes the start of a new fiscal year for the City of Roseville.  I’m pleased to report that our five-year strategy to close the structural budget deficit was ...

Another View: Growing Smarter: Roseville’s future in Higher Education

The City of Roseville’s Higher Education Task Force put forth a bold vision in 2012: Make Roseville and South Placer a hub for higher education, and do this by pursuing short ...

Letters: California needs the end-of-life law

Recently, the California State Senate passed the end-of-life options bill. It is almost exactly the same as the Oregon law that has been present for 18 years without problems. This ...

Letters: Government at its best - Placer community corrections

On Wednesday afternoon I attended a meeting of the Placer County Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) in the Auburn Justice Center, capably conducted by Marshall Hopper, directo ...

Letters: A word about bad customer service

Let me begin by saying that I have been a customer of Roseville Telephone Company since 1979, which became Surewest Communications and is now Consolidated Communications. Actually ...

Letters: Development during drought is insane

As a former Mayor and councilman of Roseville, and a former member of the Placer County Board of Supervisors, it became painfully apparent that the cities, counties and the state o ...

Letters: Keep Patriot Act: note to Rand Paul

Another looney tune from the esteemed Sen. Rand Paul and his promise to block legislation that would allow renewal of the Patriot Act. Regardless of your party affiliation, this ...

Another View: PFC looks to help on homeless problem

Regardless of political stripe or where they live in the county, many Placer County residents list the homelessness situation here as a major concern. Despite the good works of man ...

Letters: Neilson was out of line at Roseville Memorial Day ceremony

I attended the Roseville Memorial Day Service and appreciated the work of the VFW, the community band, the Boy Scouts, and all of the others who made it a meaningful ceremony. The ...

Letters: Roseville appreciates its police

I want to publicly thank the local Roseville area churches and businesses who hosted the annual Police and Fire Awards Banquet last weekend.  This sixteenth annual event was p ...

Letters: Roseville needs to inspire high school students

I am a parent to three children one at Cal Poly, one at Oakmont, and one at Eich. So as a parent and tax payer I have noticed a problem in our school system. We have kids enterin ...

Letters: Untold story of the nurses strike

It seems ironic that as the nurses at Sutter Roseville Hospital strike today (Thursday, April 30), I write about the horrific service I received at the Emergency Room of that hospi ...

Letters: Roseville city workers wash our money away

Today I saw about a quarter-of-a-mile of one lane of Pleasant Grove Blvd - between Woodcreek Oaks and Foothills - closed due to work by the City. The work? Four men and two city v ...

Another View: Placer County does need to worry about gang activity

Of the seven recognized gangs in California, Norteños and Sureños are the two present in Placer County.  Norteños and Soreños are warring gangs. Ea ...

Letters: Crying wolf on racial profiling in Roseville

I would like to comment on Katherine Baldwin's gang validation concerns that recently appeared in the Press-Tribune. According to the Press Tribune, it received a letter penned ...