Opinion

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 ...

Halloween View: Film ‘Annabelle’ plumbs the darker recesses

Horror is genre known to play at a viewer’s most primal fears: Blood, off-putting monsters and demons — coupled with dramatic, carefully timed music scores — all ...

Another View: Placer County law enforcement opposes Prop. 47

Proposition 47, the so-called “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Fund,” if passed will have the opposite result of its title. The measure minimizes criminal consequences t ...

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 ...