Opinion

Our View: When roots go down to the blood

It’s amazing how forgotten, rain-faded etchings on a lonely headstone can push your breath back and make you realize genealogy isn’t a hobby, it’s an existential ...

Business Corner: From minorities to entrepreneurial majorities

According to an Intuit report for 2020, the minorities in America will collectively become the majority of the population in the four largest states: California, New York, Texas, a ...

Another View: Emissions bill failed at capital for a reason

For a Sacramento administration unaccustomed to failure, the end of the state’s legislative session had an air of unique disappointment. An effort backed by Governor Jerry Br ...

What’s Trending: Bigger is not always better

Everything is big in America, from cars, houses grocery stores and purses, to food portions. Advertising tells us we get more for our money if we purchase the super-size.  Man ...

Letter: Hillary is tops

(Hillary Clinton) will get my vote. She was first lady of Arkansas for 20 years. During that time she had a very successful career in her own right as an attorney. She was the f ...

Another View: What is wrong with Congressman McClintock? A Republican’s take

I consider myself a conservative Republican. I think our Congressman, Tom McClintock, is out of touch with the voters in our district and he typifies what is wrong with Congress.&n ...

Letters: Minimum wage earners have it good

I wonder if Americans know that nearly 80 percent of all minimum wage earners receive subsidies from our federal government … There was a day, now it seems so very long ago ...

Letters: Cage fighting is too violent

“Cage fighting” (mixed martial arts) is just what we need. With all the growing concern about concussions and head trauma, along comes another “sport” with ...

Another View: Balanced approach to Roseville’s water supply, economic vitality

Roseville has and will continue to work towards protecting customers’ water supply reliability. This commitment has been amplified by the ongoing drought, but it’s cert ...

Another View: I love meth (not literally): Confessions of a TV tweaker

It’s time I came clean. I can’t hide it anymore. I love crystal meth. I can’t stop. I have to have it all the time. Not the actual drug. What am I, an idiot? Do ...

Another View: California needs to address its lack of technical training

As the uneven economy recovery continues in California, there is one area where jobs remain available: technical workers. Workers with vocational training are currently in demand. ...

Another View: Business Corner: Female biz owners are primed to take over the world

Rolling back the calendar to 1948, only one-third of American women worked outside the home compared to 87 percent of men. As the decades rolled by, the gap has steadily narrowed a ...

What’s Trending: College eating and the ‘freshman 15’ are worrisome

Many high school graduates will be leaving the home nest and heading off to college this month, ready to embark on a life of independence. This next chapter as emerging adults will ...

Another View: Mayor’s thoughts on budget for new fiscal year

With July 1 comes the start of a new fiscal year for the City of Roseville.  I’m pleased to report that our five-year strategy to close the structural budget deficit was ...

Our View: Superheroes bust blocks, banks and brains

“The red capes are coming,” teases Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor in the latest trailer for an upcoming superhero movie. In context it’s an ominous quip about t ...