Opinion

Our View: Faces in the winter shades

There’s something about the brittle, brass-colored leaves fluttering in autumn winds that stimulate the memory; that summon back the warmth of chimney stoves and firesides of ...

Film Review: "The Force Awakens" at war with its own memories

SPOILER ALERT: This review contains plot details. Those who have not yet seen the film may want to wait before reading it.   Disney has spent the past 12 months promoting a ...

Another View: Business Corner: Four reasons whey ‘Shop Local’ matters

If you haven’t used the modern miracle called Amazon.com, you have been missing out on a fast shopping experience, low prices, and fast delivery. For last-minute holiday shop ...

Letters: Roseville Galleria lotion girls have disgusting personalities

I do not know how the Westfield Galleria public areas were taken over by skin care and fragrance-pushers, but it has finally crossed over the line. I am usually just annoyed at the ...

Another View: Creating an alternative, sustainable path for water conservation in Roseville

Roseville, like many communities in our region, has taken the call to save water seriously. Our community alone has reduced water use by more than 33 percent over the same period i ...

Roseville Business Corner: The baby factor drives parental entrepreneurship

This is in response to the following inquiry from an expecting parent: “We just found out that we’re pregnant. We are excited but we both feel scared in regards to our ...

Another View: The real history and meaning behind ‘the State of Jefferson’

Green flags emblazoned with a yellow circle encompassing twin Xs are an increasingly common sight in the Gold Country. That standard belongs not to a county, or a current state in ...

What’s Trending: Avoiding the holiday bulge

I cannot emphasize enough the importance of making a plan to avoid weight gain during the upcoming holiday season. Many of you probably do just that, but many more of you probably ...

Our View: Beyond the beauty of Grecian urns

This fall's coverage is all Greek to me. Our reporter Andrew Westrope just returned from two weeks in the birth place of Western culture and is offering readers an adventu ...

Do you know how aggressively Placer County is growing?

Like many of you, I was born and raised in this county and have seen major changes over the years. I remember piling into the car with my family for a trip downtown to drive throug ...

Letters: When police do things right – a Roseville story

I want to provide a shout out to the brave men and women of the Roseville Police Department and Placer County Sheriff Department who arrested the suspects in my case (see the Press ...

Business Corner: How the US Army Corps of Engineers impacts the economy

It was surprisingly interesting On Oct.5,  I attended a public forum on the permitting process for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (let’s just call them Corps from her ...

Our View: What ghost stories tell us about … us

You can glean a lot from a culture by how it remembers its dead. I found this to be true when embarking on a nighttime ghost tour of Venice, Italy. Venice after sundown is the per ...

Another View: An open debate about compulsory voter registration is critical

Assembly Bill 1462, signed earlier this month by Gov. Jerry Brown, will utterly transform California's electorate, adding 6 million new voters overnight. Whether this tran ...

Our View: Remembering the Captain of the ship

It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Bill Brehm Sr., the founder of Brehm Communications, Inc., the parent company of Gold Country Media, the Press Tribune an ...