Opinion

Letters: Without action, Folsom Lake is on its deathbed

  Our wonderful lake is becoming weaker and weaker every day.  I, like so many others, have the greatest of times going out to the very eastern edge of Douglas Boulevard ...

Letters: Enough bashing cyclists

I was shocked by the narrow-minded ignorance of Tina Pourfathi’s criticism of cyclists in the Sept 4 letter.  Just how do they “pose a danger to the citizens who l ...

Another View: ‘America Gives More Act’ can make a difference

In July the U.S. House of Representatives approved the America Gives More Act (HR 4719), legislation that makes charitable giving incentives such as tax deductions permanent and re ...

Supes ante up with study on homelessness

Placer County supervisors took a small but significant step last week in addressing the problem of homelessness in our communities, and for that, the board is to be commended. Sup ...

Our View: Rocklin Unified in a jam — it’s amateur hour

One of the most cliché images in world literature is the motif of a crafty, energetic student finally surpassing his or her teacher; yet there was no better analogy to fall ...

Letters: New law for cyclists is a joke

  I take great dispute in how a fine will be placed on drivers of cars. This three-foot law will create, at best, places on our county roads impossible to meet, both by drive ...

Another View: Putting pen to paper does not make you a writer - it makes you a primate

I’m not exactly sure when it happened, but at some point we lost our way. Maybe it was when we got trophies despite getting beaten on the field, or maybe it was the time that ...

Letters: Roseville’s the new Ferguson

So sad to see how this article (“Defense asks for clemency in Roseville Norteño gang threat case”) makes out these boys to what they are not. Police validatin ...

Letters: More tax breaks for the rich

In case anyone missed the announcement from the Federal Reserve a few days ago, the rich once again got rich and the poor got poorer. The median income of the top 10 percent i ...

Letters: Most bicyclists don’t follow the rules

I am so glad you printed the letter (“Cycle Away — forever!”). It’s a very touchy subject because I admire the bicyclists for their dedication to fitness an ...