Opinion

Another View: An update on South Placer Fire – relying on planning and innovation

The South Placer Fire Protection District has been serving the Granite Bay community since 1957. The original west district boundary stopped at Rocky Ridge Road in Roseville. The F ...

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 ...

What's Trending: What's a better eating style: Low-Carb or Low-Fat?

Last month, I attended a conference for the Nutrition and Metabolism Society in Denver. The overall theme of the conference focused on which style of eating was better for long-ter ...

Too Cool for Comfort Part II: Perks and financial benefits to offering too many remedial classes at community colleges

Editor’s note: In Part I of this Op Ed series, which was published last week, Dr. Janis Cox Jones reviewed research suggesting between 1998 and 2008, the California Community ...

Too Cool for Comfort Part I: Transfer numbers at Cal’s community colleges have been minuscule for decades

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part Op Ed series. This is the time of year when parents of high school sophomore or junior students contemplating college begin t ...

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 ...

Another View: Are we happy yet, Roseville?

Are we happy yet? We all know as Roseville residents we have been applauded for our water conservation. We should feel good about that. At the same time two recent reports ventu ...

Letters: Roseville city workers wash our money away

Today I saw about a quarter-of-a-mile of one lane of Pleasant Grove Blvd - between Woodcreek Oaks and Foothills - closed due to work by the City. The work? Four men and two city v ...

Another View: Placer County does need to worry about gang activity

Of the seven recognized gangs in California, Norteños and Sureños are the two present in Placer County.  Norteños and Soreños are warring gangs. Ea ...

Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...

Another View: A scheming yacht club and the Tahoe Glaceau

Amid the many news reports and ripe opportunities for new taxes brought about by the severe drought in California, one crucial element to the story may not be getting the attention ...

Another View: Business Corner: Why you should start your own small business

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), small businesses represent 99.7 percent of all employer firms. Since 1995, small businesses have generated 64 percent of ...

Letters: Crying wolf on racial profiling in Roseville

I would like to comment on Katherine Baldwin's gang validation concerns that recently appeared in the Press-Tribune. According to the Press Tribune, it received a letter penned ...