letters

Releasing criminals is costly, dangerous

It’s a known fact that education leads to better jobs and therefore higher taxes paid into the state coffers. It’s a known fact that criminals, even “non-violent” offenders ...

Double dipping must be banned

We are bombarded with messages that there is a desperate need for more jobs. In fact, four state legislature bills have been proposed allowing over 100 projects to avoid having t ...

How much do fancy city signs cost?

In these rough economic times with layoffs in all walks of life, including public employees, I am just wondering how much it cost the City of Roseville to purchase, install and mai ...

County priorities out of whack

So Placer County Sheriffs have a $4 million dollar helicopter that flies 30 percent faster than the free surplus chopper they used to fly (Press Tribune, March 20). Its glorious ...

Nothing has changed

In September 2003 I addressed in a letter to the Press Tribune Rocky Rockholm’s treatment of citizens wishing to speak at council meetings and his attitude and arrogance as mayor ...

Been around long enough to know pols' tactics

I have been around for over 60 years and have seen politicians come and go. I know their tactics. I know their ways of doing business. The latest is the budget cuts proposed by ...

Residents need to know about water resources

On Sept. 28, I had sent a letter to Placer County Board of Supervisors and to our District 1 Supervisor (Re: Increasing Rates and Charges of Treated Water to Agency Customers in ...

Supe commended for way he handled situation

I read Gus Thompson’s excellent article, Press-Tri-bune Nov. 19, about Super-visor Rockholm repaying Placer County for his private plane trip to a Tahoe board meeting. What is v ...

No logical reason exists to deny people rights

I thought the Holzer letter (Press-Tribune, Nov. 12) was difficult to understand the specific arguments Holzer was making, but let me try to answer a few. Tyler Holzer tries to ma ...

The people of California have spoken – twice

The anti-Proposition 8 furor is not about equal rights, it’s about redefining and hence debasing marriage and ultimately, undermining the world civilization that heterosexual par ...