Letters to the Editor

Letters: Congress gets it right on fighting Alzheimers

  Faced with the hardships of the devastating disease of Alzheimers, I am so proud of our Congressional representatives who have pledged to fight this disease by co-sponsorin ...

Letters: Without action, Folsom Lake is on its deathbed

  Our wonderful lake is becoming weaker and weaker every day.  I, like so many others, have the greatest of times going out to the very eastern edge of Douglas Boulevard ...

Letters: Enough bashing cyclists

I was shocked by the narrow-minded ignorance of Tina Pourfathi’s criticism of cyclists in the Sept 4 letter.  Just how do they “pose a danger to the citizens who l ...

Another View: ‘America Gives More Act’ can make a difference

In July the U.S. House of Representatives approved the America Gives More Act (HR 4719), legislation that makes charitable giving incentives such as tax deductions permanent and re ...

Letters: New law for cyclists is a joke

  I take great dispute in how a fine will be placed on drivers of cars. This three-foot law will create, at best, places on our county roads impossible to meet, both by drive ...

Letters: Roseville’s the new Ferguson

So sad to see how this article (“Defense asks for clemency in Roseville Norteño gang threat case”) makes out these boys to what they are not. Police validatin ...

Letters: More tax breaks for the rich

In case anyone missed the announcement from the Federal Reserve a few days ago, the rich once again got rich and the poor got poorer. The median income of the top 10 percent i ...

Letters: Most bicyclists don’t follow the rules

I am so glad you printed the letter (“Cycle Away — forever!”). It’s a very touchy subject because I admire the bicyclists for their dedication to fitness an ...

Letters: Cycle away - forever!

The bicyclists that come from out of town to ride the country back roads of Penryn, Ophir and Newcastle are posing a danger to the citizens that live here. I just unfortunately had ...

Letters: Supes should like it or leave it

Just wondering if someone could explain why our County Supervisor Jim Holmes calls the salary that the Placer County Supervisors receive "almost embrassing" and yet Mr. H ...