Letters to the Editor

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 ...

Letters: Don’t be fooled by Prop. 47

Don’t let the name fool you; there is nothing safe about Proposition 47, also known as the “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act.” In truth, Proposition 47 is a da ...

Letters: Too much cheerleading for Sammy’s

Editor: After the laudatory coverage of the re-opening of Sammy Hagar's restaurant in Roseville, has any thought been given to an article that would take us behind the sce ...