Opinion

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 ...

Our View: A Burning Man for all seasons

Early in “Lawrence of Arabia,” David Lean's epic about a soul-searching prodigy, the fictional Mr. Dryden observes that Lawrence has a funny sense of “fun&rdq ...

Letters: Cycle away - forever!

The bicyclists that come from out of town to ride the country back roads of Penryn, Ophir and Newcastle are posing a danger to the citizens that live here. I just unfortunately had ...

Letters: Supes should like it or leave it

Just wondering if someone could explain why our County Supervisor Jim Holmes calls the salary that the Placer County Supervisors receive "almost embrassing" and yet Mr. H ...

Letters: Supes need fair pay

Surprise surprise. I did not think the comparison of neighboring counties was a good methodology to compare Board of Supervisors salaries. Should they earn as much as Sacramento Co ...