Letters to the Editor

Another View: What is wrong with Congressman McClintock? A Republican’s take

I consider myself a conservative Republican. I think our Congressman, Tom McClintock, is out of touch with the voters in our district and he typifies what is wrong with Congress.&n ...

Letters: Minimum wage earners have it good

I wonder if Americans know that nearly 80 percent of all minimum wage earners receive subsidies from our federal government … There was a day, now it seems so very long ago ...

Letters: Cage fighting is too violent

“Cage fighting” (mixed martial arts) is just what we need. With all the growing concern about concussions and head trauma, along comes another “sport” with ...

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 ...