Letters to the Editor

Letters: In terrible times, vigilantism still wrong

We experienced some tense hours last week. The killing of two officers made my heart break for them and their families. Hopefully, justice will be served and the perpetrators wi ...

Letters: Who’s to blame for the pain?

Who's to blame? Who do we blame for two dead Sheriff's Deputies another wounded and a wounded citizen. Clearly the shooter. But it goes way beyond that. Why was he able to ...

Letters: Outraged by the violence, tragedy

Today, when two law enforcement officers have been slaughtered by a man who has (reportedly) been deported twice for drug-related crimes, my outrage has boiled over. Mexico wouldn ...

Letters: Don’t forget all the data when talking breast cancer

I know Dr. Ernie Bodai, and I knew that he would comment on the role of nutrition and breast cancer in your article “Beating the Big C.” And I am almost sure that he sa ...

Letters: GOP cuts stalled Ebola vaccine

A brand new Ebola vaccine ... you will have to wait. A local paper noted, with better funding by the Conservative House, the CDC might have had an Ebola vaccine “four years ...

Letters: Moore is change district needs

I urge those in District 4 to consider voting for Art Moore. Moore is a valedictorian of Placer High, and served 14 years in the armed services, attaining the rank of major. He se ...

Letters: District needs younger man

I was at the debate this morning between Tom McClintock and Art Moore. I am a sea captain and live in Lincoln, when I am on land. This is my take on that debate. I like what both ...

Letters: Supes already get cream

Before taxpayers vote on a supervisor salary increase, it would behoove them to factor in the “extra” $20,000 the County gives to each supervisor ($100,000 total annual ...

Letters: Supervisor is not part-time gig

It is a myth to believe that the Placer County Supervisor’s position is part-time. A study was done a few years back on how much time a Supervisor could put into their positi ...

Letters: Elite control elections

I am deeply troubled by the lack of democracy in our elections due to the unlimited and undisclosed money being allowed to pour into candidates’ campaigns. Winners no longer ...

Letters: The devil is in the detail for supes

The Placer County Board of Supervisors are attempting to deceive the voters to give them a huge pay increase. They have placed on the November ballot Measure B, which would raise t ...

Letters: TV hit piece on Aguilera a reckless joke

I am asking the voters of Roseville to vote for Rene Aguilera for city council. Rene is a people person always looking out for the underdog and under served. Rene has organized a Y ...

Another View: Time to remember Grand Jury report on Speedway

My neighbors and I have been living with the aftermath of the Placer County Fairgrounds speedway expansion that occurred in 2006 for several years.  The Sept. 19 and Oct. 10 P ...

Letters: Supes' greed prevails

Greed prevails. In 1991, over 13,000 Placer County residents signed petitions to stop runaway Placer County supervisors’ salaries.  Here we are 23 years later with the s ...

Letters: Giving supes this pay hike is unreasonable

Measure B on the November ballot would raise the base pay for County Supervisors from $30,000/year to just over $70,000 per year and automatically increase their annual pay to that ...