Opinion

Another View: Placer County law enforcement opposes Prop. 47

Proposition 47, the so-called “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Fund,” if passed will have the opposite result of its title. The measure minimizes criminal consequences t ...

Letters: Supes' greed prevails

Greed prevails. In 1991, over 13,000 Placer County residents signed petitions to stop runaway Placer County supervisors’ salaries.  Here we are 23 years later with the s ...

Letters: Giving supes this pay hike is unreasonable

Measure B on the November ballot would raise the base pay for County Supervisors from $30,000/year to just over $70,000 per year and automatically increase their annual pay to that ...

Letters: Don’t be fooled by Prop. 47

Don’t let the name fool you; there is nothing safe about Proposition 47, also known as the “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act.” In truth, Proposition 47 is a da ...

Letters: Too much cheerleading for Sammy’s

Editor: After the laudatory coverage of the re-opening of Sammy Hagar's restaurant in Roseville, has any thought been given to an article that would take us behind the sce ...

Letters: McClintock’s views shocking

Recently I was one of a few people to attend a town hall meeting with Congressman Tom McClintock at the Del Webb Community Center.   At that meeting, he informed th ...

Our View: Readers can still measure ‘The Messenger’

It seems every time I meet someone new and tell them I’m a journalist, they feel inclined — maybe even obligated — to chime in with some variation on the lament t ...

Letters: Sorry, still sick of cyclists

I'm referring to (recent letters defending cyclists). I have so many times attempted to write in about this matter but thought better of it. After my experience on Sa ...

Letters: Don’t dump the baby with the bath water

Jason Smith's investigative report, "The broken cure," is enlightening. I only hope readers will not interpret any perception of temporary problems with the CURES sy ...

Letters: Congress gets it right on fighting Alzheimers

  Faced with the hardships of the devastating disease of Alzheimers, I am so proud of our Congressional representatives who have pledged to fight this disease by co-sponsorin ...